Internship Opportunities with the U.S. Department of State

Application Deadline: Wednesday November 3, 2010

For information of Spring, Summer, and Fall internships with the U.S. Department of State, click HERE.

The U.S. Department of State offers opportunities to get firsthand experience in the field of foreign affairs. Whether you work in the U.S. or at one of 265-plus posts around the world, you will help the Department create a more secure, prosperous and democratic world. Students from all majors can make a real difference by helping build and keep positive relationships between America and the rest of the world.
Internships are excellent preparation for future careers in both the Civil Service and the Foreign Service. The Department is looking for students with a broad range of majors, such as Business or Public Administration, Social Work, Economics, Information Management, Journalism, and the Biological, Physical and Engineering Sciences, as well as those majors more traditionally identified with international affairs.

Eligibility requirements
You must:
·Be a U.S. citizen
·Have good academic standing
·Successfully complete a background investigation
·Be able to receive either a Secret or Top Secret clearance (34kb, PDF).

To learn more about how your particular major can fit in to the work of the Department of State, view pages 13 and 14 in the Department of State Internship Brochure.

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