Careers App

Experience the thrill and rewards of working in a student program at the U.S. Department of State. Whether you're a high school student looking for summer employment, or a college or graduate student seeking a substantive internship supporting U.S. foreign policy, there's no limit as to how far our opportunities can take you. At the U.S. Department of State, you'll have the opportunity to gain insight into U.S. foreign policy and diplomacy, explore new career avenues and acquire lifelong skills as you represent America to the world.

Our two programs, (1) U.S. Department of State Student Internship Program (unpaid), and (2) Pathways Program (paid), enable students to obtain job experience in a foreign affairs environment.

The career opportunities are endless—and they all start right here.  Begin by finding out which program is right for you, or speaking with a Diplomat in Residence about student programs with the U.S. Department of State.