Begin your life trip with the U.S. Department of State.
As the lead foreign affairs agency, the U.S. Department of State is dedicated to protecting and strengthening America’s interests abroad and right here at home. America’s foreign policy is designed to amplify the nation’s voice and extend its reach in areas critical to the daily lives of its citizens. We work to ensure our country’s diplomatic leadership enhances our economic, food and energy security and stability, and reflects American values.
The U.S. Department of State – and our employees – promotes freedom and democracy throughout the world, helping countries lift themselves out of poverty to become prosperous, stable and democratic states. We’re continuously striving to find ways to work together as a country to maximize the impact of America’s resources. Now we’re asking you, one of our greatest resources, to consider a public service career with the U.S. Department of State.
With your diverse educational and cultural backgrounds, perspectives and knowledge, and exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills, you can become part of America’s leadership, contributing your innovative thinking and global perspective to support and expand our efforts worldwide.
As a U.S. citizen, you are America. And you can represent America to the world. In return for your service, you’ll have access to continued training and career development programs; a student loan repayment program; health and medical coverage; language training; federal retirement benefits; paid education for dependent children K through 12; and generous paid leave. When serving overseas, we will provide paid housing or an appropriate housing allowance, as well as paid storage of effects back in the United States.
Take the first step towards your new career by visiting careers.state.gov.
U.S. citizenship is required. An equal opportunity employer.