Jobs at the Embassy

If working in an international environment appeals to you, you should consider applying for a position at the U.S. Embassy in Oslo. The Embassy is made up of a diverse group of U.S. diplomats and locally employed staff from around the world, who perform a wide variety of roles in support of U.S. foreign policy objectives in Norway.

Electronic Recruitment Application (ERA)

Information on vacant local positions is available on the Electronic Recruitment Application (ERA) webpage powered by Applications for vacant positions must be submitted through ERA; applications through other means will not be accepted.

To apply for a vacant position, you must first create an ERA user account by clicking on “Login” and “Create an Account” on the ERA webpage. This will enable you to view and apply for vacant positions, and track the status of your applications.

Before applying for any vacant position, please read the entire vacancy announcement carefully and make sure that you meet all of the eligibility and qualification requirements. Applicants are encouraged to review the Eight Qualities of Overseas Employees, as they will be expected to demonstrate these as a member of the US Embassy Oslo Team.

To be eligible for employment at the U.S. Embassy in Oslo, applicants must have the right to live and work in Norway. The Embassy does not sponsor work permits. Please note that the Embassy will not be able to meet travel or subsistence costs incurred when participating in interviews, nor the costs connected with relocation if offered a position.

The Department of State provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation. The Department of State also strives to achieve equal employment opportunity through continuing diversity enhancement programs.

ERA Applicant User Guides

Applicant Account Set Up Video
Creating an ERA Account (pdf)
Applying for Jobs (pdf)
Managing an ERA Account (pdf)


Internship Opportunities

Read about the Embassy’s internship opportunities here.