US Department of State
3.8 of 5 308 reviews
www.state.gov Washington, DC 5000+ Employees

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Intern (Current Employee)
Washington, DC

Pros- Great experience
- Looks great on a resume
- Real work for a real cause

ConsNo pay for interns, only transit costs are covered. I would recommend applying to fellowships through university to fund housing costs.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Great Overseas Career

    Information Management Specialist (Current Employee)
    Washington, DC

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


    Pros: Living overseas and the travel is what made this a great career for me. Although few in numbers,… Cons: The State Department Foreign Service tends to attract elitists – we have more than our fair share of overeducated… Advice to Senior Management: Take full responsibility when things go wrong. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    Great Individuals, Horrible Work Life Balance

    Office Management Specialist (Current Employee)
    Washington, DC

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


    Pros: There are plenty of networking opportunities. Professional development is available… Cons: Horrible Work-Life Balance. Contractors are not given avenues for growth.… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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