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2009 unc chapel hill resources for federal employment


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2009 unc chapel hill resources for federal employment

  1. 1. Guide to Resources on Federal EmploymentJOB LISTINGSUSA Jobs - main source for federal government job - opportunities in the federal government for high school, undergraduate, or graduatestudents.Federal Jobs Net - is a non-government website that not only posts federal jobs, it also includes listings for privatecompanies that do contract work for the government. Not the most well-designed, but it does haveuseful information about applying, job postings, resume writing, etc.Agency-specific listingsOther agency websites listed at - Research Service Employment Opportunities - list of allcurrent job openings, and information on internship, practicum and fellowship programs at CRS. You cansign up to receive job notices via e-mail, or follow on Twitter at Technical Information Center - USAJOBS link to DTIC search results)Department of Transportation - - USAJOBS link to FBI search results)Government Accounting Office - or Printing Office - or of Congress Employment - has background information and a list of all current job openings, with links to the actual job postingson USAjobs. This also lists internship and fellowship programs at LOCNational Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) - Management Fellows Program -[Note: Applications must be turned in between TODAY and October 15 for the 2010 class!FEDERAL LIBRARY LISTINGSLinks to most federal libraries that have a public website.
  2. 2. Department of Defense Libraries -* Members - Members -* Federal Library and Information Center Committee ( fosters excellence in federal library and information services through interagency cooperationFederal Library and Information Network ( serves federal libraries and information centers as their purchasing, training and resource-sharingconsortiumGENERAL SALARY POSITION CLASSIFICATIONSArchivist (GS-1420) - Technician (GS-1421) - (GS-1410) - Technician (GS-1411) - Information Services (GS-1412) - Law Libraries - caucus of the American Association of Law LibrariesFederal Libraries Google Group – Listservs - – Federal LibrariansModerated mailing list for staff of libraries and information centers in US federal government. Postingsinclude FLICC/FEDLINK news, meeting announcements, and job announcements from the federalcommunityFedlibit – Federal Librarians Information TechnologyThe list is maintained by the FLICC Information Technology Working Group and provides a forum forgeneral discussion of information technology in federal libraries (library automation, electronicpublications, managing IT, …)Fedref – Federal Reference LibrariansMission is to explore the potential for increased networking and sharing among federal libraries, toexchange information about available services and collections, and to establish guidelines for sharingexpertise (e.g., unique data bases, special subject guides). Covers reference, interlibrary loan, andcirculation issues.Military librarians - believe you must be a member of the Special Libraries Association (SLA) to participate.RECOMMENDED READINGHandbook of Federal Librarianship - FLICC Education Working Group wrote this handbook in 2004 as a resource to explain the practiceof librarianship in a federal setting. Does contain a substantial list of library contacts by subject.