US Department of State

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Great outfit

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at US Department of State full-time

Pros

Travel is exciting, interesting and frequent.

Cons

At times, travel can be a bit much.

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Keep up the good work.

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    Great Place to Work if looking for a job with good security

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    Current Employee - Passport Specialist in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Passport Specialist in Boston, MA

    I have been working at US Department of State full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    No weekends, work with true professionals. Set working hours.

    Cons

    You really do not get a chance to get to know com workers. Everyone is expected to do their job without interruption. You must have exceptional attention do detail to do this job and the ability to apply applicable laws in approving passport applications.

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    Internship

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC

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

    Pros

    Overall experience working as an intern in political affairs was excellent. The chance to interact with major figures in foreign affairs, as well as to acquire experience in the diplomatic channels of the U.S. government was second to none.

    Cons

    The experience that interns have at State is heavily dependent on which office or post they are assigned.

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    The application system for interns should be separated by the education level. Currently, all applications are pooled into one, meaning that more experienced/educated applicants are competing against those in college or even younger. Given the rise in applications by older and more educated applicants, the system is becoming increasingly unfair. Also, management should make greater efforts to create a uniform intern experience throughout State instead of leaving it up to the willingness of individual offices to give interns meaningful work to complete.

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