We are accepting applications for the U.S. Department of State Pathways Internship Experience Program (IEP) and the Internship Temporary Experience Program (ITEP).

Visit USAJobs to start the online application process and search for the following vacancy announcement numbers. Please note the cutoff number for each position. Applications received after the cutoff number is reached will not reviewed.  Therefore, timely submission of applications is important.

IEP Grade Location Cutoff Announcement Number
GS-0999 Passport 4/5 Minneapolis, MN, Washington, DC, Portsmouth, NH, Dallas, TX 200 HRSC/PATH-2015-0024
ITEP Grade Location Cutoff Announcement Number
GS-899 Engineering 5-9 Arlington, VA 150 HRSC/PATH-2015-0016
GS-0399 Program Analyst 5-9 Washington, DC 200 HRSC/PATH-2015-0014

The Internship Experience Program (IEP) allows for non-temporary appointments that are expected to last the length of the academic program for which the intern is enrolled. IEP participants, while in the program, are eligible for noncompetitive promotions.

The Internship Temporary Experience Program (ITEP) places interns on temporary appointments not to exceed one year with the possibility of extensions in one-year increments. The temporary nature of ITEP allows for interns to work during seasonal and holiday breaks in academic programs. ITEP participants are ineligible for noncompetitive promotions. If an ITEP participant is qualified at a higher grade level, he/she must compete for the position via a USAJobs vacancy announcement.

Both programs allow for noncompetitive conversion into the competitive service following successful completion of all program requirements. Veteran’s preference applies.

Pathways internship opportunities with the U.S. Department of State allow students to witness and participate in the formulation and implementation of U.S. foreign policy, and work closely with the U.S. diplomats and civil servants who carry out America’s foreign policy initiatives.

We appreciate your interest in a career with the U.S. Department of State.

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.

 

U.S. citizenship is required. An equal opportunity employer.

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