Looking for an opportunity to make a difference?
The United States Federal Government hires over 44,000 entry level hires in locations across the United States and overseas. In the next few years the federal government anticipates hiring tens of thousands of new employees to replace retirees.
Federal pay grades are based on level of education and location. There are numerous paths into the Federal Government; however there are three main Pathway programs for college students and. alumni.
- Student loan repayment assistance
- Flexible schedules and generous vacation and sick leave packages
- Competitive health and retirement benefits
- Training and professional development
- High levels of responsibility
- Excellent advancement opportunities
The Pathways Programs offer clear paths to Federal internships for students from high school through post-graduate school and to careers for recent graduates, and provide meaningful training and career development opportunities for individuals who are at the beginning of their Federal service. As a student or recent graduate, you can begin your career in the Federal government by choosing the path that best describes you and where you are in your academic career.
- Currently enrolled college students
- Paid opportunities to intern at federal agencies and explore different career paths
- Eligible for conversion to full-time employment upon successful completion of the program (640/320 hours of work)
- Current students in qualifying educational institutions and programs
Internship Program: Fact Sheet
Recent Graduates Program
- Undergraduate or graduate degree within the last two years
- Dynamic, one year developmental program
- Participants go to an orientation, receive 40 hours of T&D, complete an IDP and are assigned a mentor
- Eligible for conversion to full-time employment upon successful completion of the program
Recent Graduates Program: Fact Sheet
Presidential Management Fellows Program
- Qualifying advanced degree within the last two years
- Government's most prestigious two year leadership development program
- Participants go to an orientation, receive 80 hours of T&D, complete an IDP, are assigned a mentor, and have at least one rotational or developmental assignment
- Application generally opens in early October
Please visit USAJOBS
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