- U.S. Department of State is the federal executive department responsible for the international relations of the United States.
U.S. Department of State is the federal executive department responsible for international relations of the United States. The Department operates the diplomatic missions of the United States abroad and is responsible for implementing the foreign policy of the United States and U.S. diplomacy efforts.
Additionally its responsibilities include protecting and assisting U.S. citizens living or traveling abroad; assisting U.S. businesses in the international marketplace; coordinating and providing support for international activities of other U.S. agencies (local, state, or federal government), official visits overseas and at home, and other diplomatic efforts; keeping the public informed about U.S. foreign policy and relations with other countries and providing feedback from the public to administration officials; and providing automobile registration for non-diplomatic staff vehicles and the vehicles of diplomats of foreign countries having diplomatic immunity in the United States.
The Department has also established The Franklin Fellows Program in 2006 to bring in mid-level executives from the private sector and non-profit organizations to advise the Department and to work on projects. This is in addition to the Department of State Air Wing, which uses excess military and government aircraft for support of foreign nations' counter-narcotics operations.
The United States Department of State was formed on July 27, 1789, and is headquartered in Washington, D.C.
Past Team (8)Update
2007 - Jan, 2007
Staff Writer: International Information Programs: Europe and Eurasia
Jun, 2005 - Aug, 2005
Assistant Secretary of State & CFO
2006 - Jan, 2009
2001 - Jan, 2002
Chief of Staff, Bureau of Political Military Affairs
2003 - Jan, 2005
Foreign Service Officer Intern
Jan, 1995 - Jun, 1995
Special Assistant to Amb. William Taylor
1998 - Jan, 1999
Fulbright Fellow in India
May, 2011 - Jun, 2012