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!
Caroline Twombly, an adjunct Northland faculty member and current employee of the National Park Service, will provide an overview of searching, understanding terms, understanding various hiring authorities, document uploading, hiring process, etiquette and more. Significant attention will also be paid to resume development, including how a federal resume is different from private-sector resumes. She’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 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:
- Administration for Children and Families
- Advisory Council on Historic Preservation
- Agricultural Research Service
- 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)
- Forest Service
- Indian Affairs
- 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)
- NOAA Fisheries
- Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)
- Peace Corps
- Rural Business and Cooperative Programs
- U.S. Agency of International Development (USAID)
- U.S. Fire Administration (USFA)
- U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)
- Weather Service
- And many many more!