Rice University Master of Global Affairs
Master of Global Affairs

Neil Arrieta

Second Year
International Policy and Security

U.S. Army JFK Special Warfare Center and School (2009) Government Assessments and Advising
University of California at Los Angeles (1998) B.A. History

Multiple Civil Affairs/Special Operations deployments including Afghanistan and Central America
Certified Fluent Spanish Interpreter by the Defense Language Institute (DLI) of Monterey
Certified working proficiency in Italian, French, and Portuguese
Current DoD clearance

Career Area of Interest 
I plan on being part of a team, researching and coordinating private/government efforts to contribute to global policy and security issues. My career has spanned multiple levels of government participation, including direct military experience with on the ground policy implementation. I have conducted civil information management and local government advising in permissive and non-permissive environments. Finally I have familiarity with legislative process gained while working on the staff of an elected Assembly Member in the California State Legislature. I am looking to advance in the field of corporate government affairs.
Neil Arrieta

Neil Arrieta