International Careers: Government

  • U.S. Department of Commerce Mostly professional positions requiring experience.
  • International Trade Administration 
  • Office of Travel and Tourism Industries  
  • Trade Development Office  
  • National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration: NOAA Officer's Training Class requires a science and/or engineering background. You must have taken physics and calculus courses. Your vision can be no worse than 20/70 each eye.
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture: Foreign Agricultural Service: Most positions for economists, statisticians and secretaries. Foreign Agricultural Service Officer: master's or experience required.
  • Agency for International Development: International Development Intern Program: graduate degree; professional experience; foreign language (French, Spanish preferred). Positions include: Accountant; Administrative Management Officer; Agriculturalist; Agricultural Economist; Commodity Management Officer; Food for Peace Officer (BA possibility); Health/Population/ Nutrition Officer; Housing/Urban Development Officer; Program Economist; Project Development Officer.
  •  Central Intelligence Agency Career Information:
    Directorate of Intelligence: Political Analyst (prefer graduate degree); Economic Analyst
    Directorate of Operations: clandestine division (selected from Career Training Program). If interested, do not tell anyone but the CIA recruiter.
    Science and Technology division: Computers; Engineering. Also journalism/newsroom positions. Positions include: Language Officer; Analyst. Liberal arts degrees welcome.
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation
    The FBI is currently looking for candidates who are fluent in a Foreign Language (Arabic, Farsi, Pashtu, Urdu, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Spanish, and Vietnamese).
  • U.S. Department of Defense 
  • Overseas School System 
    The Department of Defense has positions available to teach the children of America's military families worldwide. You can apply to be an overseas education with the Department of Defense Overseas School System (DoDDS).
  • National Security Agency 
  • Peace Corps
    he Peace Corps sends more workers abroad than virtually any other American employer.
  • Army and Air Force Exchange Service
    The Army and Air Force Exchange Service has military installations in the United States, Europe and the Pacific. Their headquarters and regional offices are located in Dallas, Texas. Among the nation's largest retailers, AAFES employs over 50,000 associates, mostly civilians, and offers numerous management opportunities.