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"Summer Intern"

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Former Intern - Intern in Washington, DC
Former Intern - Intern in Washington, DC
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Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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

Pros

- Great experience, especially in policy research
- Gain understanding of how the Department of State functions on the inside

Cons

- Long hours / days

Other Employee Reviews for US Department of State

  1. "Great Internship!"

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    Current Intern - Analyst in Washington, DC
    Current Intern - Analyst in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at US Department of State as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The State Department is known as one of the top 10 organizations to start your career in the US.

    Cons

    You may get frustrated with the bureaucracy... Use it as a chance to grow.


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    "Great work, but very hierarchical"

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    Current Employee - Attorney in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Attorney in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at US Department of State full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    The work is extremely interesting and is can affect millions

    Cons

    The workplace is very hierarchical. If you're junior, it's frowned upon if you ever try to speak to someone senior. It's demoralizing.

    Advice to Management

    Grow up!

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