Federal Government JobsHow to find them and how to successfully apply for them!<br />
Agenda<br />Reasons to consider U.S. Government EmploymentStarting the searchWriting a government resumeProfiles of Govern...
A little known opportunity for employment!<br />Federal Government has a broad array of jobs available to college graduate...
7 reasons to work for the U.S. Government!<br />Stable<br />Obama’s administration<br />Do meaningful work<br />Exciting o...
Start Your Search!<br />What can you do with your major for the Federal Government? Go to: www.USAJobs.gov for possible po...
Writing Your Government Resume<br />Develop a standard resume for multiple job openings – use USAJobs Resume Builder to ge...
Profiles of Government Professionals!<br />Want to know more about current federal employees and their professional career...
Search Federal Jobs!<br />Here are some great web sites to help you get your federal government job search started!<br />H...
SNC Career Services<br />Don’t forget to use the resources of the St. Norbert Career Services Office to help you with your...
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Federal Government Jobs 2009

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