The U.S. Department of State is focused on accomplishing America's mission of diplomacy at home and around the world. Here, you will learn more about how and where we perform this important work, our Foreign and Civil Service bureaus, as well as the details about our influential history.
Each year, the U.S. Department of State assigns Senior Foreign Service Officers to the position of Diplomat in Residence (DIR) at certain colleges and universities throughout the United States. The DIR program is central to the effort to recruit the best and brightest to represent America's rich diversity to the world.
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Students of all levels will find that the U.S. Department of State is a rewarding place to acquire skills that will last a lifetime. We have a variety of programs, from summer clerical positions to management fellowships, all of which allow students from high school to the post-graduate level the ability to participate in projects vital to the success of U.S. foreign policy. Overseas or in Washington D.C., there's a student program that matches your background and will help you to achieve your goals.
Visit careers.state.gov/student to learn more about the different student programs in the U.S. Department of State.