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Federal Government Jobs 2009

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Designed to encourage college students to consider applying for federal gov\’t jobs. it will become an on-demand workshop soon for St.Norbert students.

Designed to encourage college students to consider applying for federal gov\’t jobs. it will become an on-demand workshop soon for St.Norbert students.

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  • 1. Federal Government JobsHow to find them and how to successfully apply for them!
  • 2. Agenda
    Reasons to consider U.S. Government EmploymentStarting the searchWriting a government resumeProfiles of Government EmployeesSearch for federal jobsSt. Norbert Career Resources
  • 3. A little known opportunity for employment!
    Federal Government has a broad array of jobs available to college graduates for almost any major
    Jobs are located all over the U.S. and throughout the world with more than 2,700,000 employees currently!
  • 4. 7 reasons to work for the U.S. Government!
    Stable
    Obama’s administration
    Do meaningful work
    Exciting opportunities
    Large scope of activities
    Further training and education
    Positive hiring forecast
  • 5. Start Your Search!
    What can you do with your major for the Federal Government? Go to: www.USAJobs.gov for possible position titles for majors.
    Now do some additional research into your field of interest by going to: http://www.makingthedifference.org/federalcareers/
    To see available federal service opportunities specifically for college students use these links: http://www.makingthedifference.org/studentopportunities/index.shtml
    http://www.federaljobs.net/student.htm
  • 6. Writing Your Government Resume
    Develop a standard resume for multiple job openings – use USAJobs Resume Builder to get started.
    Create your account and fill in the appropriate fields.
    Get additional tips on how to write a “federal resume”
    Learn how to write KSA’s, i.e. knowledge, skills, abilities in your application & get some quick tips -
    A four-step guide to writing your KSA’s
  • 7. Profiles of Government Professionals!
    Want to know more about current federal employees and their professional careers! Check our profiles of government professionals - This link will bring you to Cara Peck, who works in the field of biological science, but browse others on this page to learn more about their careers!
  • 8. Search Federal Jobs!
    Here are some great web sites to help you get your federal government job search started!
    Hot jobs - http://www.makingthedifference.org/federaljobs/hotjobs.shtml
    USA Jobs - http://www.usajobs.gov/
    Buy a book of Federal jobs - http://federaljobs.net/us7.htm
  • 9. SNC Career Services
    Don’t forget to use the resources of the St. Norbert Career Services Office to help you with your questions!
    careers@snc.edu
    920.403.3040
    JMS 106
    www.snc.edu/career