Federal Employment Resources for Job Seekers

Have you ever considered U.S. Federal Government employment? There are many benefits associated with working for the Government including great benefits, competitive pay, the array of work locations, great work/life balance, and careers for many majors! We know the process of applying for these job can be tedious, so review the resources below to get a headstart! 

JOB SITES

JOB SEARCH RESOURCES

RESUME AND KSA INFORMATION

TIPS/ARTICLES

AGENCY/PROGRAM INFORMATION

CAREER GUIDES

DISABILITY EMPLOYMENT WITH THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT

GENERAL RESOURCES

INFORMATIONAL PRESENTATIONS

SECURITY CLEARANCE INFORMATION

VETERANS PREFERENCE INFORMATION

RECOMMENDED READING

  • Federal Resume Guidebook: Strategies for Writing a Winning Federal Electronic Resume, KSAs and Essays, by Kathryn K. Troutman
  • How to Land a Top-Paying Federal Job: Your Complete Guide to Opportunities, Internships, Resumes and Cover Letters, Application Essays (KSAs), Interviews, Salaries, Promotions and More!, by Lily Whiteman
  • Real KSAs – Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities – for Government Jobs: Improve Your Chances of Gaining Federal Employment by Preparing Top-Notch KSAs, by Anne McKinney
  • Real Resumix & Other Resumes for Federal Government Jobs, by Anne McKinney
  • Ten Steps to a Federal Job, by Kathryn K. Troutman
  • The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Getting Government Jobs, by The Partnership for Public Service

KSAs are no longer required with an initial Federal employment application, but please be aware that additional information may be requested, including narrative type statements.

DISCLAIMER:

The intended purpose of this service is to provide possible job opportunities for students and alumni and creates no warranty as to any listed company or website. Choosing a job is your decision; please use caution and common sense.

Source: This great Federal Employment Career guide was adopted from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and other sources include but are not limited to: USA.gov, Monster, DOL, EEOC, GoGovernment, Department of VA, The Partnership for Public Service.