Foreign Affairs

Foreign Affairs positions within the Department of Defense (DOD) support policy development and implementation across the full spectrum of national security issues. Help build bilateral defense relationships; develop and implement the National Defense Strategy and supporting initiatives; analyze and advise on posture and force development; protect the homeland; support interagency coordination and international engagement on space policy and strategy; provide oversight of national nuclear policy, treaty negotiations, and missile defense policy; and provide analysis and coordination of foreign military sales, institutional capacity building, and international military education and training.
Foreign Affairs and International Relations experts provide reasoned analysis to inform senior leader decisions on a range of unilateral, bilateral, and multilateral initiatives. Language Specialists support DOD analysis, program implementation, and engagements around the globe.
If you are interested in exploring the many different opportunities as a Foreign Affairs professional in DOD, search current openings at USAJOBS.

Current Opportunities

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Career Options

Foreign Affairs Specialist

International Relations Specialist

Language Specialist

Unlock the Benefits of a Civilian Career with the DOD

Mass TransportationMass Transportation Subsidy
13 Days of Sick Leave Per Year13 Days of Sick Leave Per Year
11 Paid Holidays11 Paid Holidays
Up to 26 Days of Annual Leave Per YearUp to 26 Days of Annual Leave Per Year
Competitive SalariesCompetitive Salaries


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