US Department of State
3.8 of 5 279 reviews
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As the lead foreign affairs agency, the U.S. Department of State is dedicated to protecting and strengthening America’s interests abroad and right here at home. America’s foreign policy is designed to amplify the nation’s voice and extend its reach in areas critical to the daily lives of its citizens. We work to ensure our country’s diplomatic leadership enhances our...More


Mission: Create a more secure, democratic, and prosperous world for the benefit of the American people and the international community.

American diplomacy in the 21st century...
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US Department of State Secretary of State John Kerry

John Kerry

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Pros: Travel is exciting, interesting and frequent. Full Review

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Foreign Service Officer

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$90,979
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Foreign Affairs Officer

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$83,748
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Intern - Hourly

9 US Department of State Salaries

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Accepted Offer – Interviewed in Apr 2014 Reviewed 4 days ago New

Interview Details – As everyone says, the online application is a little tedious, but not as bad as some of the other government agencies. However, make sure that when you do it, you set aside time and energy to make the online application as efficient/effective as possible. I was told that my "Statement of Purpose…Full Interview

Interview Question:
Nothing difficult, but rehearse what you want to convey. Time is limited. Try to avoid any negative language/vocabulary. Answer Question

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Best Places to Work for Commuters, National Center for Transit Research at USF, 2012
Best Workplaces for Commuters, National Center for Transit Research at USF, 2010

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