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Thursday, January 22, 2015
U.S. Department of State Fall 2015 Student Internship Program (unpaid): Now Accepting Applications
are now accepting applications for the U.S. Department of State 2015 Fall
Student Internship Program (unpaid).
Please visit http://careers.state.gov/intern/student-internships
for more information about the U.S. Department of State Fall 2015 Student
Internship Program (unpaid), and to start the online application process
via USAJobs. Please note that the deadline to submit completed applications
is March 2, 2015.
We highly encourage you to complete and submit your application as soon as
This program offers U.S. citizen undergraduate and graduate students the
opportunity to participate in 10-week, unpaid internships that provide
intensive educational and professional experience within the environment of
America’s principle foreign affairs agency.
The unpaid internships are available at many of the over 270 U.S.
embassies, consulates and missions to international organizations around
the world, as well as at the Department of State in Washington, D.C. and
other locations throughout the U.S. Participants gain first-hand, hands-on
experience, and learn the realities of working in – and with – Foreign and
Civil Service professionals who are at the forefront of America’s
As an unpaid intern, you may have the opportunity to:
Participate in meetings with senior level U.S.
government or foreign government officials;
Draft, edit, or contribute to cables, reports,
communications, talking points, or other materials used by policy
makers in furthering U.S. foreign policy objectives;
Help organize and support events, including
international and/or multi-lateral meetings and conferences on
critical global issues;
Contribute to the management and administration of
the Department of State and America’s foreign policy; and
Engage directly with U.S. or foreign audiences to
promote U.S. foreign policy and improve understanding of U.S. culture
consider spending your Fall 2015 with the U.S. Department of State,
witnessing and participating in the formulation and implementation of U.S.
foreign policy, working closely with the U.S. diplomats and civil servants
who carry out America’s foreign policy initiatives. You’ll not only have an
experience of a lifetime, you may even earn educational credit.*
who are selected for a U.S. Department of State Student Internship Program
(unpaid) can contact the selecting bureau, or the central Student Programs
office, if they require further details about the program to support their
request for academic credit.
Visit our forums if you have any questions, or to search
for topics of interest. The forums can be found under Connect on the careers.state.gov website. You can also search our FAQs for more information.
We appreciate your interest in a career with the U.S. Department of State.
U.S. citizenship is required. An equal opportunity employer.
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