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Political Section Summer Intern (Former Employee) Washington, DC

ProsInternship experience differs from office to office. The best case is if the office has substantive work to do, with fewer regular FSO's available. In that case, summer interns often fill in for actual FSO work, though it is closely supervised.

ConsSummer interns may also have to do some office admin work.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    I worked at US Department of State


    Pros: People who are amazingly dedicated to the country and the… Cons: Poor career trajectory for non-FSOs or non-PMFs. Advice to Senior Management: Make a plan to retain talented civil servants. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

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


    Pros: The Department of State is not just a job but a… Cons: This is not just a job but a lifestyle. You have to be able… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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