Former Air Force Secretary Deborah James worked to set herself up for the job she thought she wanted — a diplomat with the State Department. She learned a foreign language and completed a coveted internship with the State Department. She graduated, submitted her application, and waited for a job offer that would never come.
Read my story here: https://www.moaa.org/content/publications-and-media/news-articles/2019-news-articles/former-air-force-secretary-on-setting-yourself-up-for-success/
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