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Idaho State University

State Department Information Session

Diplomat in Residence for the Rocky Mountain region Scott Smith will speak with students at Idaho State University about student programs and career opportunities with the U.S. Department of State. 

The U.S. Department of State is the federal government’s leading foreign affairs agency that works to shape and sustain a peaceful, prosperous, just, and democratic world and fosters conditions for stability and progress for the benefit of the American people and people everywhere

Our employees are champions of American diplomacy, using their knowledge and experience in everything from architecture to engineering and technology to medicine to achieve success as they serve with integrity and professionalism. They have diverse educational and cultural backgrounds, global perspectives, depth of knowledge, and technical skills, along with exceptional analytical and problem-solving abilities. You can contribute your different perspectives, life experiences, and innovative thinking as you collaborate with Foreign and Civil Service professionals, locally employed staff, contractors, and interns who work to support and advance U.S. interests worldwide.

We encourage you to think about serving your country while experiencing the world, engaging with different cultures and doing meaningful, intellectually challenging, and interesting work.

Visit careers.state.gov to learn more or sign up for updates on jobs and internships.

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