Employment Opportunities at the Department of State

Civil Service
Foreign Service
Foreign Service Exam
International Organizations

Some of the most interesting work in the world is done by U.S. Department of State employees overseas and in Washington, D.C. Becoming a Foreign Service Officer, Foreign Service Specialist or Civil Service employee for the U.S. Department of State gives you the opportunity to really make a difference. The people of the State Department are at work every day around the world and in Washington, D.C. on matters of vital importance. You could be involved in providing background information needed to develop foreign policy, implementing established policies, assisting American citizens in need, managing budgets and resources that support diplomacy or representing American interests in any of over 170 countries. The Recruitment Division of the U.S. Department of State is your first step in seeking these career opportunities.

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