Consider a Career in Foreign Service

Have you thought about traveling abroad or living in another country after graduation? What about an exciting, fast-paced career path with diverse opportunities for advancement?  If so, you may want to consider a career in Foreign Service.

You are cordially invited to attend a Meet and Greet with Alumnus Matt Weiller '84, Foreign Service Officer for the U.S. Department of State,
on March 8 at 3pm at the Compass, 141 Campus Center.

Picture of Matt Weiller '84


Since 1991, Matt has served as a U.S. diplomat, primarily with management responsibilities at multiple postings in Washington and overseas. Recent specific postings include a position as Senior Advisor for the Office of the Deputy Secretary of State in Washington, DC, and a position as Management Counselorfor the U.S. Embassy in Bamako, Mali. His first responsibility, in 1991, was Entry-Level Training for the Foreign Service Institute in Washington, DC.

                 Prior to his work as a U.S. Diplomat, Matt held the title of Civil Servant (Presidential Management Fellow) for the U.S. Information Agency in Washington, DC. From 1988 to 1991, he managed Central and Eastern European educational and cultural exchange programs. He also directed a book exhibit in East Germany during the fall of the Berlin Wall (October through December of 1989).

          A proud alumnus, Matt graduated with a BA in German from SUNY Oswego in 1984. He also went on to earn his Masters in Foreign Service from Georgetown University in 1987, and was a German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Fellow at the University of Bonn in Germany from 1987 to 1988.
Matt is married to Brigid Reilly Weiller, a fellow Foreign Service Officer. They have three children, Maureen (19), John (17) and Terence (14).