Pathways Internship Experience Program (IEP) Now Accepting Applications

The U.S. Department of State is currently accepting applications for the Pathways Internship Experience Program (IEP).

Visit USAJOBS to view the following vacancy announcement and start the application process.

This vacancy announcement will be open from March 22, 2021 to March 27, 2021, or when the application cutoff limit has been reached. The vacancy will close the day the first of these conditions is met. If the application limit is reached on the same day the announcement opened, the open and close date will be the same. Candidates are encouraged to read the entire announcement before submitting their application packages. Veterans’ preference regulations apply.

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Student Trainee
(Program Analysis)
0399GS-07:HRSC/PATH-2021-0019Washington, DC50

Student Trainees work closely with the U.S. diplomats and Civil Service professionals who carry out America’s foreign policy initiatives. To witness and participate in U.S. foreign policy formulation and implementation, consider a Pathways internship with the U.S. Department of State.

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. While in the program, IEP participants are eligible for noncompetitive promotions. This program allows for noncompetitive conversion into the competitive service following successful completion of all program requirements. Conversion to the competitive service is not guaranteed.

If you have any questions or would like to search for topics of interest, please contact Pathways@state.gov or visit our forums or FAQs at careers.state.gov.