Preparing to Go Overseas
BIDDING AND ASSIGNMENTS: LEARN ABOUT POSTS
The Overseas Briefing Center publishes the comprehensive Foreign Service Assignment Notebook: What Do I Do Now?, covering all aspects of an overseas assignment to a U.S. Embassy/Consulate abroad. Each chapter outlines a framework for the many tasks involved in an overseas move.
- Foreign Service Assignment Notebook: What Do I Do Now?
- Checklist for Moving Overseas (PDF) (Word Document)
- Country Information (Bidding Resources)
U.S. Government employees and their family members assigned to a U.S. embassy/consulate overseas can visit the Overseas Briefing Center in Arlington, VA to use OBC's collection of resources for researching overseas posts and the logistics of an international move. OBC's collection is also accessible online to the foreign affairs community. For more information about viewing resources online, contact the OBC.