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An MA graduate in the Department of International Affairs at George Washington University, Etan Schwartz was employed as a contractor for the US Department of State from December 2011 until October 2012.  Etan Schwartz served as a quality control agent on a State Department contract where he assists the consular sections at the US Embassy in Tel-Aviv and the US Consulate in Jerusalem.

Etan Schwartz completed his undergraduate studies at New York University, where he studied Political Theory and Analysis. During his undergraduate years, Etan Schwartz was accepted into a selective study abroad program in Morocco where he studied intensive Arabic. He continued his Arabic language studies at Columbia University and New York University.  Etan Schwartz is fluent in Hebrew and proficient in Arabic (verified at a level 2+ by the US State Department Arabic Language Proficiency Test)

During his graduate studies at George Washington University, Etan Schwartz worked as a research assistant at both the Kurdistan Regional Government and the congressional office of Representative Steven Rothman. Etan Schwartz also completed an internship at the Atlantic Council where he assisted in the planning of the annual members’ conference which featured keynote addresses by Henry Kissinger and Brent Scowcroft.

Etan Schwartz served as a staff writer on the International Affairs Review at George Washington University where he authored numerous articles dealing with US foreign policy.  Etan Schwartz completed his graduate studies with a 3.85 GPA.

In 2008-2009, Etan Schwartz was an associate at GoLAN Consulating, a consulting firm in NJ dealing with international bio-tech companies.

Work experience

Dec 2011Oct 2012

Quality Control Agent

State Department Contractor


Sep 2009Jun 2011


George Washington University

Concentrations: International Security, Middle East

Selected Coursework: US Foreign Policy in the Middle East; Int’l Economics; Int’l Security Politics

GPA: 3.85

Staff Writer, International Affairs Review

Sep 2001Jun 2005


New York University