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US Department of State IT Specialist Interview Questions

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IT Specialist Interview

Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
Accepted Offer
Neutral Experience
Average Interview

Application

I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at US Department of State (Washington, DC).

Interview

Met with the director and the program manager for about an hour. I was asked if I had an existing security clearance and if so what level. I was told that I would have to go through another security screening.

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    IT Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at US Department of State in August 2013.

    Interview

    There are a ton of ways to enter in to Department of State.

    Negotiation

    It was Federal interview process with a guaranteed placement.


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    IT Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 6+ months. I interviewed at US Department of State (Washington, DC) in September 2011.

    Interview

    Visit USAGov site to determine if there are any openings. If so, the job seeker will need to submit an online application. If the application is approved, the job seeker will be invited for a comprehensive test/interview. If all goes well, a security background investigation and medical physical will also be required before any formal job offer is made

    Interview Questions

    • The questions range from: history, politics, current events, to situational scenarios where the applicant is given the opportunity to explain how they reacted to certain events. Scenarios may be driven by the specialty desired or general experience.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    Very automated (with set parameters) and based on one's experience level.

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