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Best internship I have ever completed

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at US Department of State

Doesn't Recommend
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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 Management

travel should be covered to location.

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  1. Summer Intern

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

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

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

    Cons

    - Long hours / days

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

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    good employer, good benefits, strict hours

    Cons

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

    Advice to Management

    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

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