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  • Find out what's new at the CDRC.

  • Are you in the know about important career management issues? Try taking the Career Management Quiz.

  • The Career Development Resource Center welcomes Department of State Civil Service employees and Foreign Service family members.

    The Career Development Resource Center (CDRC) provides comprehensive career development services to help individuals make effective career decisions. The CDRC is available to all Civil Service and Wage Grade employees at the U.S. Department of State as well as to Foreign Service family members. Experienced Career Counselors are available to provide individual, confidential coaching by appointment. A library and computer resources are also available.

    At CDRC individuals are able to:

    • Learn successful job-hunt strategies including preparing resumes and Federal Applications, interviewing skills and networking.
    • Gather information to facilitate job search explorations.
    • Explore and evaluate skills, interests, values and preferred work situations, plan career steps and set reachable goals.

    CDRC is located in SA-1, Columbia Plaza, 2401 E Street, NW, Washington, DC 20520. Our telephone number is 202-663-3042. Our fax number is 202-663-3146. Our email is CDRC@state.gov.

    The Center is open from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday.

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