US Department of State

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An overall positive workplace, but with wide variation between offices.

Pathways Intern (Current Employee) Washington, DC

ProsFantastic overall mission that gives an employee sense of purpose and drive. No other institution can have more impact on the functioning on U.S. foreign policy.

ConsThick and immobile bureaucracy can limit one's daily function to menial tasks that seem distant from the broader objective of the Department.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    VSFS Intern (Former Employee) Washington, DC

    I worked at US Department of State part-time for less than a year

    Pros: Good supervision, communication with upper levels of management. Cons: None that come to mind. Advice to Senior Management: None. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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    Great place to work

    Facility Manager (Current Employee) Washington, DC

    I have been working at US Department of State as a contractor for more than 10 years

    Pros: Chance to make a difference, travel, meet interesting people and make a decent salary. … Cons: Sometimes stuck with an incompetent supervisor. Occasionally, overburdened with… Advice to Senior Management: Do not promote incompetent people Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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