US Department of State
3.9 of 5 285 reviews
www.careers.state.gov Washington, DC 5000+ Employees

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Amazing opportunity to work with senior U.S. officials

Program Assistant (Former Employee)
Washington, DC

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

Pros-Strong work ethic
-Very intelligent individuals
-Great place to learn

Cons-Large bureaucracy
-Hard to make an impact on an individual level

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep working on facilitating communication within inter-agency offices.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Washington, DC

I have been working at US Department of State full-time for more than 10 years


Pros: Very Good Benefits. Staff is very dedicated and smart. Cons: Advancement is based on a "beauty contest" rather than accomplishments, experience and… Advice to Senior Management: Take some Management training. No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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Two great internship experiences

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
Washington, DC

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


Pros: I completed two internships (one as an undergrad and one as a grad student) with Main State in DC. Both experiences were extremely productive.… Cons: - Internships are usually unpaid; - Some supervisors are extremely high-strung and expect a lot from you; at times, I didn't leave the office until 11… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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