Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Language Skills and Eager to Work for State? Consider Applyihng to be a Consular Fellow

Become a Consular Fellow and use your language proficiency in Spanish, Chinese Mandarin, Portuguese, Arabic, and Russian as part of a unique national service program working in U.S. embassies and consulates abroad.
The Consular Fellows Program is a limited non-career appointment of up to five years which directly supports the Department of State’s mission to provide overseas consular services that protect U.S. citizens, ensure U.S. national security, facilitate the entry of legitimate travelers, and foster economic growth at home.
Consular Fellows adjudicate visa applications of foreign citizens seeking to come to the United States to visit, study, and work, and assist U.S. citizens traveling or living abroad.  You are on the front lines of preventing fraud, combatting trafficking in persons, and protecting U.S. border security. 
Working together with dedicated professionals, this public service opportunity provides valuable professional experience and you will develop and apply a wide range of skills, from managing resources to conducting public outreach.
New hire Consular Fellows will be eligible for an incentive equal to 10% of their basic salary and may be eligible for the Student Loan Repayment Program. 
We are looking for motivated, culturally-aware, adaptable problem-solvers who have sound judgment and strong customer service skills and can retain their composure during stressful circumstances.

For more information on the Consular Fellows Program, please visit careers.state.gov/CA.

U.S. citizenship is required.

Application information: https://careers.state.gov/work/foreign-service/consular-fellows/selection-process/