State magazine is a monthly publication by the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Global Talent Management. The magazine primarily serves the agency's employees and retirees, both in the United States and around the world.Image:state-sample-cover

Founding and Publication History

State magazine was established in 1945, during the early years of the U.S. Department of State. The magazine is published monthly and has continued uninterrupted for over seven decades.

Content and Purpose

State magazine serves as an essential communication tool for the State Department, aiding to foster a sense of community among its geographically dispersed employees. The magazine features articles discussing department news, directives, and policies.

Articles cover a wide array of topics, including career advice, health and wellness information, and details of life at the agency's various international postings. State magazine also highlights employee contributions through its features, fostering an appreciation for the diverse roles and responsibilities within the department.

Digital Copies and Accessibility

From 2000 onwards, State magazine began making digital versions available online, ensuring accessibility to employees distributed worldwide and accommodating shifts towards digital readership trends. The archive of past issues is an invaluable resource for understanding the historical progression of the department 's initiatives and the evolution of its internal culture.{{Categories}}

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