Job: 2016 Diplomacy Fellows Program (Dept. of State-Washington Dc)

Deadline for Applications: August 31, 2016

Job Overview


Salary Range: $58,032.00 to $93,446.00 / Per Year

About the Agency

All potential applicants are strongly urged to read this entire Vacancy Announcement, including the information on the links provided, to ensure that they meet all of the requirements for this position before applying.

The State Department is responsible for formulating, implementing, and coordinating U.S. foreign policy, assisting U.S. citizens overseas, and managing the resources that support U.S. foreign policy.

In order to qualify for the 2016 Diplomacy Fellows Program, you must have participated in one of the following nine fellowship programs and successfully completed all program requirements during the period January 1, 2011 to July 31, 2016 and hold a master’s degree. If you do not hold a master’s degree, have not participated in one of the nine programs below, and have not completed the fellowship program requirements during the specified time period then you are not eligible to apply to the 2016 Diplomacy Fellows Program.



  • Foreign Service Officers serve as diplomats at about 280 United States Embassies and Consulates overseas.
  • They must be available for assignment worldwide, and they will also serve part of their careers in Washington, D.C.
  • Their work requires a wide range of ability and knowledge, including excellence in oral and written communication, interpersonal skills and resource management.
  • Applicants for the DFP may also apply to become a Foreign Service Officer (FSO) through the Foreign Service Officer Selection Process.
  • Although all Foreign Service Officers are considered “generalists,” applicants must indicate on the DFP questionnaire, which is part of the DFP application packet, the specific career track for which they are applying: Consular, Economic, Management, Political, or Public Diplomacy. DFP applicants, like all FSO candidates, must choose ONLY ONE Foreign Service career track.
  • Carefully read the descriptions of the different career tracks and use the interactive tools provided at the below link to help make your selection. You will not be able to change your selection once you submit your application
  • Regardless of career track, all Entry Level Officers will serve at least one year in a consular assignment. Most will serve longer than one year.

For me information about the position, and to apply, please click here.