U.S. Department of the State Recent Graduates Program (RGP) Position Open

These vacancies are for Passport Specialist (GS-967, Grades 5 and 7) located in: Multiple Locations.

Please visit USAJobs to start the online application process and search for the following vacancy announcement numbers:

  • RGP: AN837572

The new Recent Graduates Program (RGP) targets recent graduates of trade and vocational schools, community colleges, universities, and other qualifying educational institutions or programs for a host of civil service positions within the Department.

To be eligible, applicants must apply within two years of degree or certificate completion. If applicants have completed all requirements for an associates, bachelors, masters, professional, doctorate, vocational, or technical degree or certificate from a qualifying educational institution on or after December 27, 2010, and before July 10, 2012, their eligibility window is extended until July 10, 2014. Veterans who, due to military service were unable to apply for positions, will have up to two years from their release or discharge from active duty, not to exceed six years after degree and/or certificate completion.

Successful applicants would be placed in a two-year career development program (for the Passport Specialist series). Veteran’s preference applies.

So consider a Pathways Recent Graduates position with the U.S. Department of State, witnessing and participating in the formulation and implementation of U.S. foreign policy, working closely with the U.S. diplomats and civil servants who carry out America’s foreign policy initiatives.

We appreciate your interest in a career with the U.S. Department of State.

Visit our forums if you have any questions, or to search for topics of interest. The forums can be found under Engage on the careers.state.gov website. You can also search our FAQs for more information.

U.S. citizenship is required. An equal opportunity employer.

For SWU graduating or recent graduates only!


Posted on March 1, 2013, in Career Services. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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