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U.S. Department of State Fall 2018 Student Internship Program (unpaid)

Job Location:

Overseas and Domestic - MANY vacancies - Washington, DC, United States

Job Description:

Open & closing dates: 01/19/2018 to 03/02/2018

The Department of State tries to provide Student Interns with opportunities both educationally and professionally substantive in nature. The purpose of the program is to provide students with insight into the work of U.S. foreign policy and the administration of the U.S. Department of State and its diplomatic facilities around the world. Specific duties and responsibilities vary according to the domestic office or overseas post of assignment. Former Department of State Student Interns have written reports on human rights issues, participated in trade negotiations, assisted with U.S. citizens services or visa work, helped Americans in distress abroad, supported and helped to coordinate international conferences and visits of high-level officials, researched economic or environmental issues, monitored and evaluated media reporting, supported educational and cultural exchange activities and identified U.S. experts to speak overseas, and worked on web pages and electronic journals.

Other examples include interns with scientific and technical backgrounds working on issues such as arms control, genetically modified organisms (GMO's), infectious diseases, and remote sensing.

Also, students interested in management and administration may use their expertise working on projects involving budgets, human resources, information systems, or general logistical support to posts abroad.

Student Experience Interns should also expect to do some routine administrative work.

Conditions of Employment
- Must be enrolled as a degree-seeking student
- A continuing student and taking at least half-time academic course load
- Must be willing to work a full time schedule (minimum of 32 hours per week)
- Must be at least a college Junior
- Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
- Requires either a Public Trust, Secret or Top Secret security clearance

This job is open to…
U.S. citizen undergraduate and graduate students with a strong interest in U.S. Department of State careers.

Job Requirements:

For more information and to apply, please visit here.

Contact Information:

Contact: Department of State HR/REE/REC
US Department of State
2401 E Street NW
Suite 518 H
Washington, DC, United States 20522
Website: http://careers.state.gov/students/


January 19, 2018

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