DC Area Employment and Volunteer Work
Networking is a proven way to find a job:
- Get to know your neighbors and colleagues
- Reconnect with old friends
- Join community, professional and special interest groups
Transition Center Training
The Transition Center (TC) offers employees and their families training for effectiveness in the foreign affairs community and foreign service lifestyle by facilitating transitions throughout their careers. Read more.
Family Liaison Office
The Family Liaison Office (FLO) offers a full range of employment services for those spouses/partners returning to the United States, including a listing of resources for your job search. FLO organizes special events and meetings to support family members who are looking for DC area employment, plus publishes The Network, a free e-newsletter on employment. To contact FLO, tel: 202.647.1076 or email: FLOAskEmployment@state.gov.
Career Resource Development Center (CDRC)
The CDRC offers free career counseling, resume help, testing, and more for family members and Department of State employees. To contact the CDRC, tel: 202.663.3042 or email: CDRC@state.gov.
Career Transition Center (CTC)
The Transition Center's CTC, located at FSI, offers helpful job search articles and an extensive bibliography listing job search and other employment resources. CTC also offers a section on Washington DC employment.
The Career Transition Center provides a list of DC area resources on volunteering.
- View the Training Toolkit for Foreign Affairs Agency Employees and Eligible Family Members (PDF).
- View chart for available FSI training options for family members (PDF).