Why work for the Federal Government? According to research by the Partnership for Public Service, the federal government will fill more than 50,000 entry-level jobs in the next 12 months, along with about 60,000 paid internships. There are jobs and internships available in practically every interest and skill area, in all 50 states and around the world.
However, searching for federal jobs and navigating the application process can be confusing, and something that students and graduates aren't very familiar with. The following sites can help with this process.
www.USAJOBS.com - The official site of the US Federal Government. USAJOBS is a one-stop source for Federal jobs and employment information.
www.avuecentral.com - A fast easy way to find and apply for Federal employment.
www.americajob.com - Search Federal, state and local government jobs.
www.fedjobs.com - Help for federal job hunters.
www.jobcenter.usa.gov - A way to find federal programs and local resources offering help with the job search.
www.makingthedifference.org - A source for federal jobs and internships; includes information on where to find them and how to get them.
www.makingthedifference.org/federalcareers - Relates academic areas or majors to federal careers.
www.bestplacestowork.org - The best places to work in the federal government.
www.wherethejobsare.org - A comprehensive projection of hiring needs for critical occupations in the federal government.
www.fedworld.gov - A program of the United States Department of Commerce to provide a comprehensive inventory of information disseminated by the federal government.
www.govloop.com - Like LinkedIn for the government
www.opm.gov/fedclass - US Office of Personnel Management: Federal Classification and Job Grading System