US Department of State
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Headquarters Washington, DC
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Government
Industry Government
Revenue Unknown / Non-Applicable
Competitors Unknown

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 economic... 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

Secretary of State

Great experience, exciting environment.

  Current Public Affairs Intern in Washington, DC

Pros: It was a very stimulating environment to work. There were lots of opportunities for interns to visit important places and hear important people. I was able to attend live press briefings at both the White House and the State Dept. Great exposure to… Full Review

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No Offer – Interviewed in Washington, DC Jun 2014 Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Interview Details – Lengthy interview and they dont get to tell you where you went wrong. Funny that they decide a pass or fail, and just hand you a letter....worst kind of interview.Full Interview

Interview Question:
They asked me why I wanted the job and why I feel suited for the position. I wouldn't want the job if I had not taken the time to avail myself for the interview!! View Answer

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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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