US Department of State
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www.state.gov Washington, DC 5000+ Employees

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Foreign Affairs Officer

Foreign Affairs Officer (Current Employee)
Washington, DC

ProsGreat work environment, contributing to a worthwhile mission.

ConsSome long hours, but usually predictable.

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

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    Fantastic opportunity

    Special Agent (Current Employee)
    Washington, DC

    I have been working at US Department of State full-time for more than 8 years


    Pros: -Rent free living overseas (NOT tax free). -Chance to see the world. -Chance to feel a sense of value… Cons: -A lot of time away from family and friends back home. -Work can be demanding on your time. -Frequent travel, which isn't bad, but continual travel… Advice to Senior Management: -Leadership, Leadership, Leadership. -Share information and lessons learned. -Definitely moving in the right… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    Diplomatic Mission

    Economic Officer (Current Employee)
    Washington, DC

    I have been working at US Department of State full-time for more than a year


    Pros: job security, serving your country at oversea Cons: bureacratic, too many layers of management Advice to Senior Management: be more agile and responsive to its employees and missions Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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