US State Department is hiring

U.S. planes and ships delivered medical kits, blankets, cots, food, and other supplies to northern Georgia late 2008 after neighboring Russia invaded the region. The humanitarian aid was delivered by the U.S. Agency for International Development and the State and Defense departments. Photo by: USAID

In March 2009, the U.S. Department of State launched what it termed “Diplomacy 3.0,” an employment drive to increase the workforce in diplomacy, development and defense.

The good news for job seekers is that many of those posts have yet to be filled.

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    Jody Nesbitt

    Jody is a Devex international correspondent in Washington, D.C. Previously, he worked as a monitor in South Africa's provincial parliament, as well as a researcher for the Center for Economic and Policy Research and for Glass Lewis & Co. He has studied at Rutgers University, the University of Natal and the University of the West Indies, earning a bachelor's in political science and a master's in international relations.