Wanted: Motivated Individuals Dedicated to Public Service. IYLA visits the US Department of State

The IYLA paid a visit to the U.S. State Department orientation this morning to learn about it’s mission and opportunities.

Did you know the first Secretary of State was Thomas Jefferson? Kieran Reilly, IYLA delegate from James Madison University didn’t. The fun fact enhanced her opinion of the third president of the United States. “I knew I liked that guy!” she wrote.

U.S. State Department has more than 270 diplomatic missions around the world. The State Department is “responsible for promoting peace and stability in areas of vital interest to America, and helping developing nations establish stable economic environments.”