The U.S. Department of State Pathways Internship Temporary Experience Program (ITEP) is
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 be reviewed.
Therefore, timely submission of applications is important.
GS-199 Foreign Affairs 5,7 DC 200 HRSC/PATH-2014-0080
GS-199 Foreign Affairs - Seasonal 5,7 DC 50 HRSC/PATH-2014-0081
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
U.S. citizenship is required. An equal opportunity employer.