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The U.S. Department of State will host its first dedicated virtual career fair featuring applied science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) and STEM policy careers in the Foreign and Civil Service on Wednesday, November 17, 2021 from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. ET.

The virtual career fair will also highlight student and professional program opportunities, support for employees and their families, and the employee affinity groups that strengthen and support our diversity.

The U.S. Department of State is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility for our employees, in the conduct of diplomacy, and in serving the American people.

A diverse workforce is a national security asset. STEM professionals are critical to safeguarding our facilities, information, and people. They manage the design, construction, operation, and maintenance of more than 270 diplomatic facilities worldwide. They develop, enhance, and manage interconnected, and secure IT networks and computer systems worldwide. They promote and safeguard the health and wellbeing of America’s diplomatic community. They are at the forefront of addressing some of the world’s most challenging issues like climate change, sustainable energy, global health, arms control, and nonproliferation.

Women, people of color, LGBTQI+, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and interested parties are encouraged to attend. Live video captioning and screen reader accessibility will be provided.

U.S. citizens who are studying, have graduated from programs, or are working in the STEM fields can register for the event at

U.S. citizenship is required. The U.S. Department of State is an equal opportunity employer.

To learn more about U.S. Department of State careers, student and professional programs, and future recruitment events, visit

For further information, please contact Amanda Johnson at 202-286-0184 or

U.S. Department of State

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