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The Complete Idiot's Guide® To Getting Government Jobs by Partnership for Public Service

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Agency-Specific Opportunities

When most people consider working abroad, they immediately think of America’s ambassadors and diplomats, who are indeed a big part of our government’s presence outside the United States. However, there are several agencies that have opportunities abroad.
Learning which agency and job is the best fit for you—and how to make yourself competitive for that job—is hugely important. In this section, take a look through these overseas programs to see which one is a good fit for you. (Remember, these are just a few overseas programs—many agencies not listed here also have jobs overseas, which you can find by searching on USAJOBS.gov.)

Department of Agriculture (USDA)

The Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) offers employees ...

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