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Summer Intern

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Former Employee - Intern  in  Washington, DC
Former Employee - Intern in Washington, DC

I worked at US Department of State as an intern for less than a year

Pros

- Great experience, especially in policy research
- Gain understanding of how the Department of State functions on the inside

Cons

- Long hours / days

Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Other Reviews for US Department of State

  1.  

    Best internship I have ever completed

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at US Department of State

    Pros

    Worked directly with Econ. head as well as meet with leaders in the energy world. Free housing at the US Embassy

    Cons

    it was an unpaid internship, but i knew that when i took it. Serbian classes should have been given to establish a base.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    travel should be covered to location.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good employer, if outside of wash DC, advancement becomes a concern

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    • Senior Management
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at US Department of State full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    good employer, good benefits, strict hours

    Cons

    if at a non-DC location, promotions require relocating or finding a different employer

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    allow team members to spend time on their own career advancement. This will let them see more opportunities on where they can go within the department

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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