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Youth, Students, and Educators: Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to Deliver Address to State Department Student Programs and Fellowships Participants

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson delivers remarks to the current cohorts of the Unpaid Student Internship Program, the Unpaid Legal Intern program, The Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Program and Summer Enrichment Scholars, the Thomas R. Pickering Fellows, and the Franklin Fellows at 10:10 a.m. on Friday, August 18, 2017, at the U.S. Department of State.

All of these programs serve to expose the participants to the work of the U.S. Department of State and provide them the opportunity to contribute to the mission of the Department and to experience what a career in the Foreign and Civil Services entails.

The Secretary’s remarks will be open press coverage. There will be a pooled camera spray of the group photo with the students preceding the Secretary’s remarks.

Please watch the remarks streamed live on www.state.gov and Facebook.com/usdos. Please follow @StateDept for more information.

Preset time for video cameras: 9:30 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.

Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 9:45 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.

Media representatives may attend this event upon presentation of one of the following: (1) A U.S. Government-issued identification card (Department of State, White House, Congress, Department of Defense or Foreign Press Center), (2) a media-issued photo identification card, or (3) a letter from their employer on letterhead verifying their employment as a journalist, accompanied by an official photo identification card (driver's license, passport).

For further information, please contact the Press Office at 202-647-2492.