: St. Basil's
Telegraph Office Globe
Dome of the Rock (Cox)
Rich at TASS
Russian Sign, MFA
Marion and Jailer at Door
Audio: (SFX: International New Age Music)
Narrator: What is the most interesting work . . . in the world?
2.Video: Capitol Dome w/ flag (Cox)
Audio: It's work that enables you to serve your country.
3.Video: Lenin Statue Falling (stock)
Berlin Wall (stock)
Audio: Play a role in history-making events.
4.Video: China bikes (stock)
Jessica and Mexican Guard
Mideast train (stock)
Drummers Parade (Cox)
Elephant w/ man (stock)
Peruvian mtns. (Cox)
African taxis & building (Cox)
Audio: Take on challenging responsibility. Experience diverse cultures.
5.Video: U.S. Flag on motorcade car
Joel by flags
Audio:The best place to find this work?
6.Video:Department of State Sign
Audio:The United States Department of State.
7.Video:Graphic transition into look similar to brochure cover.
SUPER: The Most Interesting Work . . . in the World
Graphic of world opens to reveal footage which increases in size
to cover the entire screen.
Audio:A career at the State Department gives you the opportunity to really make a difference.
Video:Geri meeting with Moose Kathy showing credentials
Women talking in Op Ctr
Audio:The people of the State Department work every day around the world on matters of vital importance.
9.Video:Tunisian arrival with Sue
Task Force 1 sign
Task Force at table
Paul with militia man
Audio:Their mission: to administer foreign policy and maintain diplomatic relations throughout. the world.
10.Video:Graphic effect of 3 still frames (split screen)
Audio:And you can share in the mission as a . . .
Video and Audio:Foreign Service Officer . . . Foreign Service Specialist . . .Or Civil Service Employee at the State Department.
11.Video: Push into Foreign Service Officers full frame, full motion footage of first geometric shape depicting FSO's.
Audio:SFX: Change music attitude to be overwhelming international in sound
Narrator: A Foreign Service Officer's career is more than a job . . .
Video:SUPER: Foreign Service Officer accompanying "it's a way of life"
Mike Thurston w/ Angelo
Paul from subway
Ken and Jen at Novodevichi
Jessica at newsstand
Audio:It's a way of life.
Twothirds of your career will be spent living and working abroad.
And the work is the most interesting . . . in the world.
Audio:Thurston: I have the opportunity to travel abroad, to fairly exotic locations, exciting locations. It allows me to do the sort of work that I like. It gives me a lot of responsibility. It allows me to do the sort of work that maybe sometimes you can read about in the newspaper a couple of days later.
13.Video:Jessica Webster on camera arrival in taxi at Zocalo sign Banco de Mexico shaking hands, walking up stairs meeting with man walking through arches.
Audio:Webster: It's exciting to be where things are happening when they're happening and to be communicating with people who are concerned.
Audio:Webster (VO): we deal with current developments in the economy, tax policies, tax agreements, the implementation of these agreements, ah money laundering and anything that would require cooperation between the financial authorities of the two countries.
Blankenship in barn
Matt on Camera
Audio:Bryza: I was almost shocked when I first came out of graduate school and found myself sitting on a visa line talking to in some cases 200 people a day who really desperately wanted to come to the United States and I found out that the decision rested solely in my hands. And while that's not a decision that's going to rock the foreign policy establishment of the United States, for those individual people it's of tremendous importance so that was .. that seemed to be a great amount of responsibility right off the bat.
15.Video:Cecilia & group w/ model
Paul with American
Lech Walesa "peace" (stock)
Ken with scientists
American plane (Cox).
Amb. Wells w/ African children
Audio:Narrator: Manage an embassy's operation ... Negotiate agreements . . . Help Americans abroad . . . or study your host country's political scene ,or matters related to trade, science, technology, transportation or humanitarian affairs.
16.Video:Graphic FSS Doctor
Audio:SFX: Change music attitude.
Make the most of your skills and abilities as a Foreign Service Specialist.
Video:Security Training group
Matt's hands typing
DS at Airport
Audio: You'll provide important technical support or administrative services in Washington, D.C. or at one of 250 post worldwide.
17.Video: DS Motorcade
Mike Miles & motor pool
Computer class ö closer
Doctor and nurse
Audio:Most positions require relevant education and/or related work experience. Positions include: Security, Information Management, Health Care, Secretarial and others.
(Sync track from doctor, security person and woman administrator in Mexico (under))
18.Video: Graphic Civil Service
Audio:SFX: Change music attitude to be more American style
Video: Terri Staub,
Beata & group
Closeup of model
Mike Morrow & Yvonne G.
Group w/ Thurston
Closeup of Angelo
Closeup of woman
Tracy Henderson w/ Cecilia
Audio:Narrator: Provide professional, technical or administrative expertise for the State Department as a Civil Service employee in Washington, D.C. Whether you're an architect, attorney, computer scientist or other type of professional, your assignments will always be challenging and satisfying.
19.Video: Terri and woman
Terri and man
Op Center phone
Op Center long shot
Woman on phone
Women on phone
Task force clipboards
Men on phone
Audio:Staub: The Operations Center, which is the communications hub of the Department, had a requirement to provide multiconferencing capabilities for the Secretary of State and his principals. We also had some connectivity to the major agencies such as the Pentagon and the White House and the FBI through that facility. And this office does provide extensive support to them in time of crisis and in time of planning for those crises.
20.Video:Joel on House steps
Joel in committee room
Reverse shot to U.S. seal
Geri and colleagues in Treaty Room
FSI language class
Audio:SFX: Change in music attitude to. International
Audio:Whether you choose to be in the Foreign Service or Civil Service, you'll be working on the front line of U.S. foreign policy while experiencing diverse cultures, earning good pay and receiving comprehensive federal benefits and training opportunities. Additional compensation and benefits are earned when you serve overseas.
21.Video:Elizondo on camera
Audio:Elizondo: I don't believe there is one education or career track that an individual must take to become a Foreign Service officer.
22.Video:Guy runs to class at FSI
Mexico City Intern with FSO
Audio:Narrator: Even if you're still in school, the State Department offers a number of ways for students from all academic backgrounds to gain hands-on experience through student employment programs.
23.Video:Shots of Matt in office, then on camera for second and third sentences
Audio:Bryza: When I was in college I began to think that joining the Foreign Service was the right career for me for a number of reasons, but I wasn't sure so I when I was in graduate school took an internship here at the State Department working in the Bureau of Political/Military Affairs. Not for a moment have I ever been bored in the Foreign Service. I know of no career that allows young ,people: A) to get the degree of responsibility that we do; but B) to actually live history in many cases.
Audio:Thurston: It certainly would have to be one of the most interesting jobs in the world or I wouldn't have chosen it.
Audio:Blankenship: This is what I do for a living. It's great!
Geri on phone
Glen Davies in ops ctr
Marion walking Zona Rosa
Tony Arias at St. Basil's
Audio:Narrator: So find out more about a career at the United States Department of State and experience the most interesting work . . . in the world.
27.Video:Concluding graphic with people and globe.
SUPER: Civil Service Employment Hotline (202) 647-7284.
SUPER: Foreign Service Employment Hotline (703) 875-7490.
SUPER: U.S. Department of State, Recruitment Division, Box 9317, Arlington, VA 22219