Department of State Campus Coordinator Applications

“The U.S. Department of State’s Office of Public Engagement is currently accepting applications for the Foreign Affairs Campus Coordinator Program for the 2016-2017 academic year.

The Foreign Affairs Campus Coordinator Program is managed by the Department of State’sBureau of Public Affairs. The mission of the program is to establish outreach partnerships with universities throughout the United States and to better inform college students about U.S. foreign policy priorities. The program is designed to create a network of State Department student contacts on college campuses across the nation. By relying on students’ academic experience, interest in foreign policy and knowledge of their campus community, the Bureau of Public Affairs seeks to reach a wider cross-section of students on college campuses and surrounding institutions.

With the guidance of the Bureau of Public Affairs, Campus Coordinators connect academic communities to the State Department by coordinating outreach activities such as:

  • Utilizing social media tools, such as Facebook and Twitter to promote U.S. foreign policy
  • Arranging video conferences with Department officials
  • Conducting workshops and round tables on U.S. foreign policy priorities and career development
  • Serving as a campus liaison for visits by Department officials
  • Partnering with university faculty and Diplomats-in-Residence to inform students about U.S. foreign policy priorities and the role of the Department
  • Organizing events centered around commemorative days in U.S. Foreign Policy, e.g. UN Day, World AIDS Day
  • Disseminating information on U.S. foreign policy to their campus community
  • Facilitating campus participation in Department programs when available

If you would like to apply to participate in the Foreign Affairs Campus Coordinator Program, please submit your completed application along with your resume by Friday, September 16, 2016.


*For more information or if you have further questions, please send an email “

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