Discover different career options and student opportunities within the United States State Department. Find some tips and techniques for the application process.
Career Options in Foreign Service
Foreign Service Officer
Represent the United States in countries across the world. Extensive testing process for admission.
- full healthcare
- education for children, etc.
Foreign Service Specialist
Similar to FSO, but with a specialization in one of the following areas.
- Construction Engineering
- Facility Management
- Information Technology
- International Information & English Language Programs
- Medical & Health
- Office Management
- Law Enforcement & Security
Consular Fellowship Program
High demand non-career position (5 year maximum) to conduct visa interviews.
Pickering & Rangel Fellowship
Complete a funded master's degree in international affairs. Includes 2 paid internships during school and guaranteed job at the end
Critical Language Scholarship Program
Learn a critical language in a target country. Program, housing, & travel are funded.
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Conduct research & teach English abroad.
U.S. Department of State Student Opportunities
Includes exchange programs and study abroad.
- Stay up on current events. Be well read and do well under pressure.
- Have good grammar, and be concise & clear.
- Many job opportunities in Washington D.C.
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