Are you interested in working or interning for the Federal Government, including any of the offices and departments listed below? If so, your first step is to understand how to search and apply for positions through usajobs.gov. This process can be very complex, but we’ve got your back!
Jarred Stone, a Northland alum and current employee of the United States Department of Interior, will provide an overview of searching, understanding terms, understanding various hiring authorities, document uploading, hiring process, etiquette, what should / shouldn’t be included in your resume and more. He’ll share common mistakes, tips, and advice to increase your chances of landing your dream federal job or internship during this step-by-step virtual seminar.
To make the most of your time, please register and create your usajobs.gov account PRIOR TO the seminar. Profile creation information will also be covered in more depth during the workshop.
Positions in all sorts of fields are posted on usajobs.gov. Below are just a few that you may have heard of:
Advisory Council on Historic Preservation
Bureau of Land Management (BLM)
Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Department of Energy (DOE)
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
Department of Interior (DOI)
Education Department (ED)
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS)
Indian Health Service
National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
National Ocean Service
National Park Service (NPS)
National Science Foundation (NSF)
Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)
Rural Business and Cooperative Programs
U.S. Agency of International Development (USAID)
U.S. Fire Administration (USFA)
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)
And many many more!