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Foreign affairs

IMS (Former Employee) Washington, DC

ProsForeign affairs, it's not for everyone but a good system with a lot of opportunities and personalities to deal with as well.

ConsPeople can make all the difference.

Advice to Senior ManagementLet people do their jobs.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    It's a Mixed Bag

    Foreign Affairs Officer (Current Employee) Washington, DC

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

    Pros: You get to work with some wonderfully bright people on interesting issues facing the country. Even for a civil servant, travel is possible and… Cons: Human resources management is appalling and a culture of not holding bad apples accountable and punishing those who speak out against bad apples is pervasive.… Advice to Senior Management: Hold your people accountable, even tenured employees, especially when their… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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    Intern

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    I have been working at US Department of State

    Pros: They really take an interest in you using the internship as a learning experience,… Cons: Summer internships are completely unpaid now. The work load is a lot… More

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