On October 12th, Jeff Osweiler, a U.S. Foreign Service Officer hosted a presentation to students about careers in the U.S. Foreign Service.
Jeff Osweiler is a Foreign Service Officer with the U.S. Department of State, currently serving as Consul and Chief of Nonimmigrant Visa Services at U.S. Embassy Kingston, one of the largest nonimmigrant visa units in the world. Jeff’s prior tours have included both consular and reporting roles in Montreal, Quebec; Tunis, Tunisia; Antananarivo, Madagascar; Rabat, Morocco; and Abuja, Nigeria. After graduating from the University of Iowa with a BA in Political Science, Jeff spent 12 years in Quebec prior to joining the U.S. Foreign Service, completing an MA in Comparative Politics and International Relations at McGill University, then working at McGill as a Program Officer before moving to Ottawa to as an editor for a national bilingual magazine. Jeff is the recipient of multiple Department of State Meritorious Honor Awards, and a native of Ames, Iowa.