Voter Registration Facebook Live Session on September 5, 2018 at 2pm (Brasilia time)

Message for U.S. Citizens: Voter Registration Facebook Live Session on September 5, 2018 at 2pm (Brasilia time) br.usembassy.gov We have an invitation for you! U.S. Citizens across Brazil are invited to participate in a Voter Registration Facebook Live Session on September 5, 2018 at 2pm (Brasilia time). You will have the opportunity to ask a U.S. ...
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20 Young Brazilian Entrepreneurs are selected for Professional Exchange in the USA YLAI

The third edition of the program will take 250 young leaders from 36 Latin American and Caribbean Brasilia, 20 August 2018 – The United States announces on Wednesday, August 22, the names of the 20 Brazilians selected for the Professional Scholarships Program – an initiative of the 2018 Young Leaders of the Americas (YLAI), sponsored ...
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Readout of Secretary Mnuchin’s Meeting with Minister of Finance Eduardo Guardia of Brazil

Sao Paulo, Brazil – Today, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin met with Brazilian Minister of Finance Eduardo Guardia. The Secretary and Minister reaffirmed the importance of bilateral economic ties between the United States and Brazil, and discussed the importance of Brazil’s reform efforts for achieving strong and broad-based economic growth, trade, and security. Secretary Mnuchin ...
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Do you want to study in the U.S., but don’t know where to start?

The U.S. Mission in Brazil, together with the Department of State’s EducationUSA and partner institutions in Fortaleza, Recife, Belo Horizonte, Cuiabá, Campinas, Curitiba, and Rio de Janeiro, will host an EducationUSA Roadshow for Brazilians interested in studying in the United States. 
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U.S. Guru in digital and media literacy to give lectures in Sao Paulo and Brasilia

Professor Renee Hobbs, an internationally-recognized authority on digital and media literacy education, will visit Sao Paulo (March 8-11) and Brasilia (March 12-15), to give lectures and discuss issues related to the quality of education in digital literacy and media and how to improve digital and media literacy through community research and services.
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Assistente de Recursos Humanos – Aberta até 14 de março de 2018

U.S. Consulate General Sao Paulo, Brazil Vacancy Announcement Number:  2018/03   Open to:                     All Interested Candidates / All Sources  The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position.  The “Open To” category should not be confused with a “hiring preference” which is explained later in this ...
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Human Resources Assistant – Full Performance* – Deadline- March 14, 2018

U.S. Consulate General Sao Paulo, Brazil Vacancy Announcement Number:  2018/03   Open to:                     All Interested Candidates / All Sources  The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position.  The “Open To” category should not be confused with a “hiring preference” which is explained later in this ...
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U.S. Consulate in Sao Paulo launches photo contest and gives iPad as prize

The U.S. Consulate General in São Paulo launches a photo contest “What do you like the most about the United States?” sponsored by the U.S. Department of State. The two winning photos will be published as cover pages for the Consulate’s page on Facebook, and the authors of the photos will each win as a ...
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Voting in 2018 U.S. Elections

Your vote counts!  Did you know that many U.S. elections for house and senate seats have been decided by a margin smaller than the number of ballots cast by absentee voters? All states are required to count every absentee ballot as long as it is valid and reaches local election officials by the absentee ballot ...
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Over four hundred and seventy English language teachers from public schools head to the United States for professional training

Coordination for the Improvement of Higher Education Personnel (CAPES), a foundation linked to the Ministry of Education (MEC), the Fulbright Commission, the United States Embassy in Brazil and the Department of State, are celebrating a record number of Brazilians taking part in educational, professional and cultural exchanges in the USA. Today, January 12, 479 English ...
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Improvements to Safety and Security Information

United States Embassy Brasilia, Brazil Message for U.S. Citizens:  Improvements to Safety and Security Information January 3, 2018   On Wednesday, January 10, 2018, the Department of State will make changes to our safety and security information to make it easier to find, understand, and use. Travel Advisories will replace Travel Warnings and Travel Alerts.  Every ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Holiday Security and Personal Security Best Practices

United States Embassy Brasilia, Brazil Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Holiday Security and Personal Security Best Practices As the holiday season approaches, we would like to take this opportunity to remind everyone about effective personal security practices and pass along helpful tips.  This is also a good time to get familiarized with the State Department’s recently updated and redesigned travel website  and review ...
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Thanksgiving Message from Ambassador P. Michael McKinley

On behalf of the entire U.S. Diplomatic Mission to Brazil, my wife Fatima and I would like to extend our warmest wishes to all Americans celebrating this Thanksgiving holiday in Brazil. As we gather with friends and family, around dinner tables in the United States or abroad, we carry on with a tradition dating back ...
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Space engineer and tech innovator visits Florianopolis, Sao Paulo and Belo Horizonte

Space engineer and tech innovator Mary Spio will visit Florianopolis, Sao Paulo and Belo Horizonte, from October 30th to November 4th, to attend lectures, seminars and meet with Brazilian entrepreneurs and students. Mary Spio's visit is one of many initiatives of the US Diplomatic Mission to Brazil to promote dialogue on technology and innovation.
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Technology companies discuss the future of the digital economy in Brazil

The United States Department of Commerce in Brazil and the São Paulo State Federation of Industries (FIESP) will hold the Digital Economy Conference, in São Paulo, on Thursday, October 26. The event will bring together representatives of the public and private sectors to discuss the future of the digital economy, opportunities in Brazil and the challenges ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Notice Regarding Social Security Services

United States Embassy Brasilia, Brazil Message for U.S. Citizens: Notice Regarding Social Security Services  The Social Security Administration (SSA) has consolidated its overseas operations into several regional offices that provide a full range of SSA services for U.S. citizens residing outside of the United States.  Effective October 1, 2017, individuals residing in Brazil who require ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Town Hall Meeting on Social Security

 Consulate General of the United States of America www.consuladoamericanosp.org.br saopaulossa@state.gov Phone (55 11) 3250-5000 São Paulo, Brasil  September 5, 2017 The U.S. Consulate in Sao Paulo is pleased to announce a Town Hall Meeting for American citizens and Social Security beneficiaries, scheduled for Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 2 p.m.  The town hall will be held at ...
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As of September 10, the Alto de Pinheiros ASC will transfer its operations to Vila Mariana

São Paulo, September 1st, 2017 – The U.S. Mission to Brazil informs that, as of Sunday, September 10, operations at the Applicant Service Center (ASC) in Alto de Pinheiros, São Paulo, will be transferred to the Vila Mariana unit at Avenida José Maria Whitaker, 370, São Paulo. The transfer will allow the U.S. Mission to concentrate its services in a single ...
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Top travel destination for Brazilians? USA!

São Paulo, August 24, 2017 – Readers of the magazine Viagem e Turismo recently selected the United States as the 2017 top travel destination for Brazilians. The travel magazine published a special August edition: “The Best of Travel and Tourism 2017/2018.” The magazine features information about Brazilians traveling to the United States with special sections ...
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Cultural Affairs Officer visited local Binational Centers

Sao Paulo, August 28, 2017 — Cultural Affairs Officer Scott Smith visited local Binational Centers in the cities of Marília, Tupã, and Lins, where he participated in roundtable discussions with students to discuss American culture and higher education. He also met with each BNC’s director to underscore the importance of the partnership and to explore ...
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EducationUSA Fair attracts 1,000+ in São Paulo

São Paulo, August 24, 2017 – US Consul General in São Paulo, Ricardo Zuniga, attended the opening ceremony of the EducationUSA Fair, in São Paulo. Thirty-five American universities participated in the event, which attracted more than 1,300 visitors. “Having more Brazilian students in the US will strengthen the relationship between the two countries and prepare ...
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Consul General Zuniga participates in official opening ceremony of the Sports Stars program

On August 5, at Sesc Itaquera, Consul  General Ricardo Zuniga participated in an official opening ceremony of the Stars of Sport program, which marked the beginning of the fifth edition of the Stars of Basketball, the fourth edition of the Football Stars and the second edition of the Stars of the Baseball. The programs are ...
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Increased Criminal Activity in Parts of Sao Paulo

    Consulate General of the United States of America www.consuladoamericanosp.org.br saopauloacs@state.gov Phone (55 11) 3250-5000 São Paulo, Brasil August 17, 2017   Increased Criminal Activity in Parts of Sao Paulo There have been several recent criminal incidents in the Sao Paulo neighborhood of Santo Amaro, particularly on Rua Belterra between the hours of midnight and 5:00 ...
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Want to study in the USA but not sure where to begin?

35 US universities promote study opportunities in Rio de Janeiro, Brasília and São Paulo   The United States Mission in Brazil, in partnership with the Department of State’s EducationUSA and partnering institutions in Rio de Janeiro, Brasília and São Paulo, is organizing the EducationUSA Show for Brazilians interested in studying in the United States. Thirty-five ...
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US Independence Day Celebration in Sao Paulo

The US Independence Day, July 4, was celebrated by the US Diplomatic Mission in six Brazilian capitals:  Brasilia, Belo Horizonte, São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Porto Alegre and Recife. This year we celebrated the 241st anniversary of US Independence. In Sao Paulo, the reception was held at Fundação Armando Álvares Penteado (FAAP) on June 28 ...
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Especialista americana ministra palestras sobre Lei de Acesso à Informação dos EUA em São Paulo e Brasília

Na semana do Dia Internacional da Liberdade de Imprensa e às vésperas do aniversário de cinco anos da Lei de Acesso à Informação do Brasil, a Embaixada dos Estados Unidos traz ao país a americana Patrice McDermott, ex-diretora executiva da OpenTheGovernment.org (OTG) – principal organização dos EUA que promove a transparência do governo federal.  McDermott ministrará ...
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US speaker gives lecture on FOIA in Sao Paulo and Brasilia

US speaker Patrice McDermott, former Executive Director of the OpenTheGovernment.org (OTG), the main US organization promoting federal government transparency, will give a series of lectures to journalists, students, NGO members and academics in Sao Paulo and Brasilia from May 2 to 5 in celebration of the Press Freedom Day and the 5th anniversary of Brazil’s ...
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Supervisory American Citizen Services Assistant

U.S. Consulate General Sao Paulo, Brazil Vacancy Announcement Number:  2017/09   Open to:                     All Interested Candidates / All Sources  The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position.  The “Open To” category should not be confused with a “hiring preference” which is explained later in this ...
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Supply Assistant – Trainee Level

U.S. Consulate General Sao Paulo, Brazil Vacancy Announcement Number:  2017/08 T   Open to:                     All Interested Candidates / All Sources  The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position.  The “Open To” category should not be confused with a “hiring preference” which is explained later in ...
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Supply Assistant

U.S. Consulate General Sao Paulo, Brazil Vacancy Announcement Number:  2017/08   Open to:                     All Interested Candidates / All Sources  The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position.  The “Open To” category should not be confused with a “hiring preference” which is explained later in this ...
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Supervisory American Citizen Services Assistant – Trainee Level

U.S. Consulate General Sao Paulo, Brazil Vacancy Announcement Number:  2017/08 T   Open to:                     All Interested Candidates / All Sources  The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position.  The “Open To” category should not be confused with a “hiring preference” which is explained later in ...
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Legal Advisor – Apply until May 03, 2017

  Open to:                     All Interested Candidates / All Sources  The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position.  The “Open To” category should not be confused with a “hiring preference” which is explained later in this vacancy announcement.   Position:                     Legal Advisor, FSN-9/FP-5, A01-1905-DOJ Opening Date:           Tuesday, ...
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Motor Pool Supervisor – Apply until May 02, 2017

Candidates that have already submitted their application do not need to send it again  Open to:                     All Interested Candidates / All Sources  The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position.  The “Open To” category should not be confused with a “hiring preference” which is explained ...
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Motor Pool Supervisor – Trainee Level – Apply until May 02, 2017

Re-Advertisement – Driver’s license category changed Candidates that have already submitted their application do not need to send it again  Open to:                     All Interested Candidates / All Sources  The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position.  The “Open To” category should not be confused with ...
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Surveillance Detection Program Technician – Deadline to apply: April 27

Open to:                     All Interested Candidates / All Sources  The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position.  The “Open To” category should not be confused with a “hiring preference” which is explained later in this vacancy announcement.   Position:                     Surveillance Detection Program Technician, FSN-6/FP-8, A56-710-296 Opening Date:           ...
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Customs Expediter

Open to:                     All Interested Candidates / All Sources  The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position.  The “Open To” category should not be confused with a “hiring preference” which is explained later in this vacancy announcement. Position:                  ...
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US launches #USFoodExperience campaign with chef James Briscione

  On March 28, the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) in Brazil launched the “#USFoodExperience” campaign with a dinner prepared by American chef James Briscione. The event, at the Caribé Gallery in São Paulo, was officially opened by the US Consul General in São Paulo, Ricardo Zuniga, and the Consul for Agriculture Affairs of the ...
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Unites States opens Technology Center in São Paulo

São Paulo, March 24, 2017 – The United States Army Research, Development, and Engineer Command (RDECOM) opened an office on Friday at the US Consulate in São Paulo to develop partnerships with Brazil in research projects focused on innovation. The Technology  Center will intensify collaboration between the two countries through research and professional exchanges in ...
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Nationwide Demonstrations on Sunday, March 26, 2017

United States Embassy Brasilia, Brazil Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Nationwide Demonstrations on Sunday, March 26, 2017 U.S. Embassy Brasilia March 24, 2017 The U.S. Embassy in Brasilia alerts U.S. citizens in Brazil that media reports and social networking sites indicate that numerous anti-corruption demonstrations are planned for Sunday, March 26, 2017, in cities throughout Brazil. U.S. citizens ...
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Visa Clerk

U.S. Consulate General Sao Paulo, Brazil Vacancy Announcement Number:  2017/03 This announcement will establish a roster of candidates which will be valid for six months.  Open to:                     All Interested Candidates / All Sources  The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position.  The “Open To” category ...
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Nurse – Full Performance

U.S. Consulate General Sao Paulo, Brazil Vacancy Announcement Number:  2017/02  RE-ADVERTISEMENT  Open to:                     All Interested Candidates / All Sources  The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position.  The “Open To” category should not be confused with a “hiring preference” which is explained later in this ...
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Nurse – Trainee Level

U.S. Consulate General Sao Paulo, Brazil Vacancy Announcement Number:  2017/02T  RE-ADVERTISEMENT  Open to:                     All Interested Candidates / All Sources  The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position.  The “Open To” category should not be confused with a “hiring preference” which is explained later in this ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Insel Air

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Insel Air U.S. Embassy Brasilia February 3, 2017   This message is to inform U.S. citizens that U.S. Consulate General Curaçao has temporarily prohibited U.S. Consulate Curacao personnel from flying on Insel Air.  The Consulate adopted this policy following an internal review of safety-related considerations.   You are receiving this message ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Yellow Fever in Brazil

Public health officials in Brazil suspect that a yellow fever outbreak centered in Minas Gerais has resulted in 550 suspected and 72 confirmed cases, and 40 confirmed deaths. Three of the deaths have been reported in neighboring Sao Paulo state, but were reportedly contracted in the endemic area.
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Agricultural Specialist – Full Performance

U.S. Consulate General Sao Paulo, Brazil Vacancy Announcement Number:  2017/01  Open to:                     All Interested Candidates / All Sources  The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position.  The “Open To” category should not be confused with a “hiring preference” which is explained later in this vacancy ...
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Agricultural Specialist – Trainee Level

U.S. Consulate General Sao Paulo, Brazil Vacancy Announcement Number:  2017/01 T  Open to:                     All Interested Candidates / All Sources  The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position.  The “Open To” category should not be confused with a “hiring preference” which is explained later in this ...
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Motor Pool Supervisor – Trainee Level

Open to:                     All Interested Candidates / All Sources  The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position.  The “Open To” category should not be confused with a “hiring preference” which is explained later in this vacancy announcement.   Position:                     Motor Pool Supervisor, FSN-7/FP-7, N52-1005-730 – Trainee Level ...
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Motor Pool Supervisor

Open to:                     All Interested Candidates / All Sources  The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position.  The “Open To” category should not be confused with a “hiring preference” which is explained later in this vacancy announcement.   Position:                     Motor Pool Supervisor, FSN-8/FP-6,N52-1005-730 – Re-advertisement Opening Date:            ...
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Thousands Gather in Brazil for International Workshop on Drug Treatment and Prevention

Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC December 7, 2016 Today in Campinas, Brazil, 3,000 doctors, policymakers, and NGO leaders from 60 countries are convening for a large-scale training on drug treatment and prevention. The International Society of Substance Use Prevention and Treatment Professionals (ISSUP), an international NGO, is holding its second International Workshop ...
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Commercial Clerk

Open to:                     All Interested Candidates / All Sources The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position.  The “Open To” category should not be confused with a “hiring preference” which is explained later in this vacancy announcement.   Position:                     Commercial Clerk, FSN-5/FP-9, C02-1510-FCS Opening Date:            Tuesday, December ...
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Customs Expediter

U.S. Consulate General Sao Paulo, Brazil Vacancy Announcement Number:  2016/42  Re-Advertisement – Driver’s license category changed Candidates that have already submitted their resume do not need to send it again  Open to:                     All Interested Candidates / All Sources  The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this ...
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Surveillance Detection Coordinator – Trainee Level

U.S. Consulate General Sao Paulo, Brazil Vacancy Announcement Number:  2016/40 T  Re-Advertisement  Open to:                     All Interested Candidates / All Sources  The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position.  The “Open To” category should not be confused with a “hiring preference” which is explained later in ...
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Surveillance Detection Coordinator – Full Performance

U.S. Consulate General Sao Paulo, Brazil Vacancy Announcement Number:  2016/40  Re-Advertisement  Open to:                     All Interested Candidates / All Sources  The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position.  The “Open To” category should not be confused with a “hiring preference” which is explained later in this ...
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Nurse – Full Performance

U.S. Consulate General Sao Paulo, Brazil Vacancy Announcement Number:  2016/41  RE-ADVERTISEMENT  Open to:                     All Interested Candidates / All Sources  The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position.  The “Open To” category should not be confused with a “hiring preference” which is explained later in this ...
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Nurse – Trainee Level

U.S. Consulate General Sao Paulo, Brazil Vacancy Announcement Number:  2016/41T  RE-ADVERTISEMENT  Open to:                     All Interested Candidates / All Sources  The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position.  The “Open To” category should not be confused with a “hiring preference” which is explained later in this ...
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Security Investigator, FSN-9/FP-5, A56-705-126 – Trainee Level

U.S. Consulate General Sao Paulo, Brazil Vacancy Announcement Number:  2016/39(T)  Open to:                     All Interested Candidates / All Sources  The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position.  The “Open To” category should not be confused with a “hiring preference” which is explained later in this vacancy ...
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Security Investigator, FSN-10/FP-5, A56-705-126 – Full Performance

U.S. Consulate General Sao Paulo, Brazil Vacancy Announcement Number:  2016/39  Open to:                     All Interested Candidates / All Sources  The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position.  The “Open To” category should not be confused with a “hiring preference” which is explained later in this vacancy ...
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Surveillance Detection Coordinator, FSN-6/FP-8, C56-701-216 – Trainee Level

U.S. Consulate General Sao Paulo, Brazil Vacancy Announcement Number:  2016/37  – Re-Advertisement  Open to:                     All Interested Candidates / All Sources  The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position.  The “Open To” category should not be confused with a “hiring preference” which is explained later in this ...
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Nurse (Full Performance) – Apply until October 10, 2016

Vacancy Announcement Number:  2016/34  RE-ADVERTISEMENT   Open to:                     All Interested Candidates / All Sources  The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position.  The “Open To” category should not be confused with a “hiring preference” which is explained later in this vacancy announcement.   Position:                    Nurse, FSN-9; ...
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Surveillance Detection Coordinator (Trainee Level) – Apply until October 5, 2016

Vacancy Announcement Number:  2016/33 T  Open to:                     All Interested Candidates / All Sources  The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position.  The “Open To” category should not be confused with a “hiring preference” which is explained later in this vacancy announcement.   Position:        ...
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Visa Clerk – deadline to apply – September 12, 2016

Vacancy Announcement Number:  2016/30 Open to:  All Interested Candidates / All Sources The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position.  The “Open To” category should not be confused with a “hiring preference” which is explained later in this vacancy announcement. Position:  Visa Clerk, FSN-6/FP-8, C31-1415-228  Opening Date:  ...
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Motor Pool Supervisor – deadline to apply: August 16, 2016

Vacancy Announcement Number:  2016/27  Open to:                     All Interested Candidates / All Sources  The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position.  The “Open To” category should not be confused with a “hiring preference” which is explained later in this vacancy announcement.   Position:                    Motor Pool Supervisor, FSN-8/FP-6, ...
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Motor Pool Supervisor Trainee Level – deadline to apply: August 16, 2016

Vacancy Announcement Number:  2016/27 T  Open to:                     All Interested Candidates / All Sources  The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position.  The “Open To” category should not be confused with a “hiring preference” which is explained later in this vacancy announcement.   Position:                    Motor Pool Supervisor, ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Political Demonstrations on Sunday, July 31, 2016

The U.S. Embassy in Brasilia alerts U.S. citizens in Brazil that several pro and counter impeachment demonstrations are planned throughout Brazil on July 31, 2016. The Embassy is aware of the following planned demonstrations: Brasilia: Esplanada dos Ministérios , beginning at 8:00 a.m. Rio de Janeiro: Avenida Atlântica near Posto 5, beginning at 10:00 a.m. Sao Paulo: Intersection of Avenida ...
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Nurse – deadline to apply: August 10, 2016

Vacancy Announcement Number:  2016/26  Open to:                     All Interested Candidates / All Sources The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position.  The “Open To” category should not be confused with a “hiring preference” which is explained later in this vacancy announcement.   Position:                    Nurse, FSN-9/FP-5, A50-510-215 Opening ...
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US Consulate General in São Paulo celebrates the Independence Day of the United States

 On June 30, the US Consulate General in São Paulo held its traditional 4th of July celebration, commemorating the 240th Independence Day of the United States. US Ambassador to Brazil, Liliana Ayalde, and the US Consul General in São Paulo, Ricardo Zuniga, received about 400 guests, including Ambassador Debora Vainer Barenboim Salej, head of Brazil’s Ministry ...
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Cultural Affairs Assistant – deadline to apply: June 13, 2016

Open to:                     All Interested Candidates / All Sources The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position.  The “Open To” category should not be confused with a “hiring preference” which is explained later in this vacancy announcement.  Position:                    Cultural Affairs Assistant, FSN-9/FP-9, PN# C72-6005-117 Opening Date:           ...
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Cultural Affairs Assistant – deadline to apply: June 13, 2016

Vacancy Announcement Number:  2016/18 Open to:                     All Interested Candidates / All Sources  The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position.  The “Open To” category should not be confused with a “hiring preference” which is explained later in this vacancy announcement.  Position:                    Cultural Affairs Assistant, FSN-9/FP-9, ...
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Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Mari Carmen Aponte Travels to Uruguay and Brazil

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release  Media Note Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Mari Carmen Aponte will travel to Montevideo, Uruguay, May 31-June 2 to lead the U.S. delegation at the Open Government Partnership (OGP) Americas Regional Meeting.  While in Montevideo, Acting Assistant Secretary Aponte will ...
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US Consulate Praises Newly-Renovated Binational Center in Guarapuava

The US Consulate General in São Paulo celebrated the opening of the newly-renovated Centro Cultural Brasil-Estados Unidos (CCBEU) in Guarapuava. “It’s absolutely spectacular,” said Scott Smith, the cultural affairs attaché at the consulate. Smith joined CCBEU staff and community leaders to dedicate the cultural center on February 18, 2016. The CCBEU, located in Paraná state, ...
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Local Guard Coordinator (Trainee Level) – Deadline to Apply: until filled

Vacancy Announcement Number:  2016/11T Open to: All Interested Candidates / All Sources Position:            Local Guard Coordinator (Trainee Level), FSN-6/FP-8, PN# C56-710-294 Temporary Position Opening Date:   Monday, March 07, 2016 Closing Date:     Until filled Work Hours:       Full-time, 40 hours/week Salary:                 Ordinarily Resident ...
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Local Guard Coordinator (Full Performance) – Deadline to Apply: until filled

Vacancy Announcement Number:  2016/11 Open to:               All Interested Candidates / All Sources – Re-advertisement Position:              Local Guard Coordinator (Full Performance), FSN-7/FP-7, PN# C56-710-294  – Temporary Position Opening Date:    Monday, March 07, 2016 Closing Date:      Until filled Work Hours:       ...
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Consul General highlights Port of Santos

U.S. Consul General Ricardo Zuniga focused attention on trade, port security and business development during his first official trip to Santos.  The trip reflects Mr. Zuniga’s commitment to the continued success of the Port of Santos, which is a key partner in the U.S.-Brazil relationship. “It’s important to emphasize that the Port of Santos has ...
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Meeting for U.S.Citizens and Social Security Beneficiaries in Sao Paulo

U.S. Consulate General São Paulo The U.S. Consulate in Sao Paulo is pleased to announce a Town Hall Meeting for American citizens and Social Security beneficiaries, scheduled for Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at 2 p.m. The town hall will be held at Santander headquarters in Vila Olimpia in Sao Paulo at Av. Juscelino Kubitschek 2235, Auditório ...
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US Consulate Sao Paulo Commemorates Black History Month

The U.S. Consulate of São Paulo celebrated Black History Month on February 25-26 with two special commemorative events. On Thursday, February 25th the Consul General provided opening remarks for a Consulate wide event highlighting the origins of Black History Month in America and the contributions of African-Americans to society. The event took the theme further ...
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Security Assistant/Escort – Deadline to Apply: until filled

Vacancy Announcement Number:  2016/07 Open to:                     U.S. Citizens Only / All Sources Position:                     RSO Security Assistant/Escort, FSN-5/FP-9, PN # C56-105-047 Opening Date:            Friday, February 19, 2016 Closing Date:             Until filled Work Hours:               Full-time, 40 hours/week Salary:                        Ordinarily Resident (OR):  FSN-5* – R$ 40,946.00                   ...
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U.S. Consulate in Sao Paulo Launches Facebook page

The US Consulate General in São Paulo launched on September 22 its Facebook page to increase interaction with Brazilians, especially in the states of São Paulo, Santa Catarina, Parana, Rio Grande do Sul and Mato Grosso do Sul. The page “ConsuladoEUA.SaoPaulo” has information on visas, tourism, exchanges, culture and business, as well as programs held ...
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Do You Want to Study in the U.S., But Don’t Know How? Then Come to the EducationUSA Fair

More than 50 U.S. universities in a single place. Free admission. Brasília, September 16, 2015 – The U.S. Mission in Brazil, in partnership with the Department of State’s EducationUSA, will bring the EducationUSA Fair to São Paulo, Brasília and Rio de Janeiro. More than 50 U.S. universities will be available to Brazilians interested in learning ...
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U.S. Adviser on the Rights of People with Special Needs Visits Sao Paulo

The U.S. government Special Advisor for International Rights of People with Special Needs, Judith Heumann, visited Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Brasilia last month to attend a series of activities celebrating the 25th anniversary of the “Americans with Disabilities Act,”  a law that protects the rights of people with disabilities in the United States. ...
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White House Official Discusses Regulatory Reform with Brazilian Counterparts

On Aug. 17, Dominic Mancini, Deputy Administrator of the U.S. Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) ‎spoke at the Rio Grande do Sul Federation of Industries (FIERGS) on U.S.-Brazil international regulatory cooperation for an audience of 40 representatives from various industrial sectors. At FIERGS, he also participated in a roundtable on regulatory process and legal issues ...
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U.S. Consulate Supports UN Blue Heart Campaign Against Trafficking in Persons

On July 30, the US Consulate General in Sao Paulo promoted an internal action in support to the Blue Heart Campaign, launched by the United Nations in 2013, which commemorates July 30 as the World Day against Trafficking in Persons.  Consulate employees wore blue, and gathered by the flagpole with the Consul General Ricardo Zuniga ...
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American Musical Legacy Project: US Conductor and Violinist Perform in Porto Alegre

In a partnership between the U.S. Consulate General of São Paulo and the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUC/RS) Institute of Culture, on July 10, 2015, U.S. Conductor Zvonimir Hacko, Director of the Oregon Music Festival and Artistic Director of the Austrian Symphony Orchestra, and violinist Carla Trynchuk, international soloist and Professor ...
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Women’s Entrepreneurship Program Inspires Women and Discusses Business Growth through Action-Oriented Plan

The United States Consulate in Sao Paulo, in partnership with the NGO Botucatu Institute and the support of Sebrae – Brazilian Support Service for Small Enterprises- and Botucatu Municipal Government, organized  a training program  for Botucatu women entrepreneurs to foster the development of women’s technical and conceptual business abilities by offering a  series of workshops ...
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Brazilian Youth Symphony Orchestra Brings the House Down in Washington and New York

Nearly 100 young musicians from the State of Sao Paulo Youth Symphony Orchestra made their U.S. debut in March, the first time a Brazilian orchestra has ever performed in Washington.  Ambassador Ayalde was there to welcome them at their first stop at DC’s Kennedy Center, as part of theIberian Suite: global arts remix festival.  Two ...
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U.S. Embassy Promotes Culinary Exchange in Brazil

R.J. Cooper award-winning chef shares North American cuisine at events in Belo Horizonte, São Paulo, and Rio de Janeiro From April 17-28, the United States Diplomatic Mission in Brazil is sponsoring the visit of U.S. celebrity chef R.J. Cooper  to Belo Horizonte, São Paulo, and Rio de Janeiro, to share his award-winning interpretation of North ...
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International Experts Discuss the Influence of Immigration in Museums

The U.S. Consulate General in Sao Paulo Public Affairs Officer Rakesh Surampudi spoke at the opening ceremony of the “International Seminar: Museum, Migration and Identities,” which took place March 26-28 at the Museum of Immigration . The initiative was organized by the Immigration Museum in partnership with the U.S. Consulate General in São Paulo, with support from the British ...
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Opening Remarks from Rakesh Surampudi on the International Conference on Immigration Museums

International Conference on Immigration Museums 10:00 a.m., Thursday, March 26, 2015 Good morning. Thank you for that warm introduction.  I’m so happy to welcome you to this conference.  This event and the photography exhibit that opens here tomorrow represent the strong relationship between Ellis Island and the Sao Paulo Immigration Museum – a project that ...
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New Photo Exhibit Dramatically Visualizes Shared Immigration History

Today, the United States and Brazil represent the two largest democracies in the Western Hemisphere, but we also share a common immigration heritage.  Both countries welcomed millions of immigrants from around the world at the turn of the 20th century; and both Ellis Island in New York and the Hospedaria dos Imigrantes (Immigrants’ House) in ...
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NASA Salt-Seeking Spacefarer Leaves Brazil

After nine months of testing at Brazil’s National Institute for Space Research (INPE) in Sao Jose dos Campos, an international spacecraft that will make NASA’s first space-based measurements of ocean surface salinity departed for its rendezvous with history on March 29th via a U.S. Air Force transport plane. The Aquarius/Satélite de Aplicaciones Científicas (SAC-D) is ...
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U.S. Violist Jennifer Stumm Wows Audiences and Students at the 33rd Curitiba Music Workshop

American violist Jennifer Stumm, known internationally as one of the most innovative solo artists of her generation, performed and taught at the 33rd Curitiba Music Workshop, through the support of the United States Consulate in Sao Paulo. Teaching viola to music students from all over Brazil and Latin America January 9-15, Stumm also performed before ...
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U.S. Consulate, Souza Lima, and Berklee Offer an Intensive Music Course for Public School Students in Sao Paulo

The Consulate General of the United States of America in Sao Paulo, in partnership with the Souza Lima Music Academy and the renowned Berklee School of Music collaborated on the third intensive jazz improvisation course “Berklee on the Road,” or BOR, November 19-22 in Sao Paulo. Berklee music professors worked with Souza Lima professors to ...
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American Conductor Presents Spirituals in Sao Paulo and Curitiba

To celebrate Black Awareness Day and the 40th anniversary of the Curitiba Camerata Antigua, the United States Consulate General in Sao Paulo brought to Brazil American singer, pianist, composer and conductor Diane White-Clayton, known as Dr. Dee, who introduced African American spirituals to audiences and musicians in Sao Paulo and Curitiba. Dr. Dee’s first stop ...
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American Designer Participates in Black Fair 2014 with Support from the US Consulate

The 2014 edition of Feira Preta, the largest Afro-Brazilian culture fair in Brazil, took place December 2-7 in São Paulo, drawing over 18,000 visitors and over 100 exhibitors including artists, civil society organizations and entrepreneurs, among others.  The U.S. Consulate supported the December 3 seminar on production in the creative industry at the Social Service ...
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Project Uniting Afro Descendent Students from Brazil, U.S. Wins Human Rights Award

“A Journey through the African Diaspora,” a project that brought together public school students of African descent in the United States and Brazil to  examine questions of race and identity, has been recognized by the Municipality of Sao Paulo for promoting a culture of human rights in municipal schools, receiving a second place award from ...
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U.S. Consulate-Senac Partnership Highlights Women’s Entrepreneurship and US-Brazil Shared Cultural Heritage

The United States Consulate in Sao Paulo, in partnership with the University Center SENAC, arranged a series of lectures for women to build capacity among students and entrepreneurs in the areas of management and leadership.  Approximately 175 women participated in the November-December lecture series. São Paulo Consulate Cultural Affairs Officer Danna Van Brandt highlighted the ...
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Ambassador Ayalde Meets with 2015 Youth Ambassadors

Ambassador Liliana Ayalde and Consul General Hankins had a private luncheon with the six students from the state of São Paulo who were selected to the Youth Ambassadors Program. In the meeting, Ambassador Ayalde congratulated the students on their selection to the program, discussed their community service activities, and got a sense of the issues that ...
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U.S. Consulate Brings Data Journalism Expert to Brazil

Newsrooms worldwide capitalize on the data available on the internet to tell complex stories using state of the art infographics. American journalist Alexander Howard brought his expertise on data journalism to Sao Paulo, Recife, and Florianopolis through a partnership between the United States Consulates in Sao Paulo and Recife and the Brazilian Association of Investigative ...
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U.S. Consulate Brings Hip-Hop Ambassador to Celebrate Day for Black Awareness in Sao Paulo

Sao Paulo celebrated Black Awareness Day with a great number of events that promoted the African culture. The United States Consulate brought the American singer and poet Toni Blackman to perform and give lectures in the city, in partnership with the Sao Paulo Municipal Secretariat for the Promotion of Racial Equality. At the State Secretariat ...
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U.S. Consulate and SESC-SP Partner to Raise the Bar for Brazilian Cultural Institutions

        Leaders of Sao Paulo’s most prestigious cultural institutions gathered November 24-28 to gain experience from United States cultural management experts, in a program sponsored by the United States Consulate in partnership with SESC Sao Paulo. Cultural Administrator Claudia Toni served as the liaison between SESC and NAS and assisted as local ...
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U.S. Consulate General Sao Paulo brings Coca-Cola Global Diversity Director John Lewis to Fórum SP Diverso

U.S. Ambassador Liliana Ayalde and São Paulo Mayor Fernando Haddad also deliver remarks The U.S. Consulate General in Sao Paulo, in partnership with the Sao Paulo Municipal Secretariat for the Promotion of Racial Equality and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), sponsored the São Paulo Diverso forum for inclusive economic development at the Carrefour Institute. The ...
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Young Brazilians Discuss Activism on Virtual Seminar

The US Consulate in Sao Paulo hosted on August 12th, International Youth Day, an online seminar for young people share and exchange information and ideas of projects that contribute to the development of their communities. The webinar, counted with the presence of some people from the group “Escritureiros”, which created the community library “Caminhos da ...
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U.S. Consulate Inaugurates “American Corner” in Campo Grande with Concert, Photo Exhibition and Workshops

Located in SESC Horto, space has library and an EducationUSA office The U.S. Diplomatic Mission in Brazil just opened a new “American Corner” in Campo Grande at SESC Horto. The Corner, the fourth such space in Brazil, provides information about U.S. culture, customs, language and study opportunities. The American Corner is open to the public ...
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Webchat: Case Study: the Library in the Cemetery

  World Web Action: youth that changed their communities, case study: the library in the cemetery   Date Tuesday, August 12, 2014   Time 15:00 (BRT) | 14:00 (EDT)       Duration 1h 0m / https://conx.state.gov/live-event/brazil/ Themes Youth Activism, Social Inclusion, Culture, Education   Description How can you empower youth to positively change their communities? ...
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“Estrelas do Futebol” (Soccer Stars Program) Develops Volunteer Project in Brazil and the U.S.

Social engagement program includes trip to Tennessee and summer camp at the U.S. Consulate in São Paulo   The U.S. Consulate in São Paulo, in partnership with SESC Itaquera and Alumni Association, selected 14 of the 30 girls from the first edition of “Estrelas do Futebol” program to attend soccer lessons, visit public schools and ...
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U.S. Vice Consul Visits Sorocaba

Vice Consul Samuel Callan Downing visited Sorocaba on March 14 to promote people-to-people exchanges and to bolster collaboration between Sorocaban and American industry and government.  With more than 100 export industries, Sorocaba is one of Brazil’s most important manufacturing centers, concentrating technologies related to auto parts and wind energy. The city is actively courting foreign ...
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CG Hankins Visits Itu and Learns More About the City That Is Attracting New Businesses for São Paulo’s Countryside

On February 3, 2014, Consul General Dennis Hankins visited Itu, a city of 160,000 known for its larger-than-life tourist attractions.  Itu, however, has also been actively attracting new businesses, and as such presents opportunities for Consulate General Sao Paulo to strengthen commercial ties.  CG Hankins began his visit by visiting Starrett, a U.S. company that ...
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Visit of the U.S. Men’s National Team Marks the Launch of the Sports for All Initiative

“Football is more than just the World Cup, it’s more than just the game”,  said Jurgen Klinsmann, coach of the U.S. Men’s National Team, after the announcement of the Sports for All initiative by the U.S. Ambassador to Brazil Liliana Ayalde. Coach Klinsmann’s statement proved to be true as, during their visit to Brazil in ...
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