Career Transition Center (CTC)

The Career Transition Center (CTC) provides training in the areas of retirement planning and job search/transition to U. S. Citizen employees of the Department of State and other federal foreign affairs agencies.  The training includes three flagship programs: the Job Search/Transition Program; the Early/Mid-Career Retirement Planning Seminar; and the Retirement Planning Seminar as well as a distance learning webinar Financial Planning/TSP and Annuity Benefits.


CTC Courses 

Early to Mid-Career Retirement Planning Seminar (two-day seminar designed for those who are more than 10 years away from retirement)

Retirement Planning Seminar (four-day seminar designed for those who are within ten years of retirement). Two parts of the Retirement Planning Seminar can be taken separately:

Financial Planning, TSP and FSPS or FERS Annuity Benefits Distance Learning/Live Webinar – A blended-learning condensed retirement planning alternative for overseas staff unable to attend the classroom seminars.

Job Search Program (one to two month program depending on Civil or Foreign Service pay scheme)  


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