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2017 FAPAC Federal Employment Career Fair at Washington Adventist University

Date and Time:
Thursday, November 16, 2017, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Washington Adventist University - Wilkinson Hall Lobby
7600 Flower Ave, Takoma Park, MD 20912

Ticketing will be suspended for all the white-lined student parking spaces which are available in any lot. Do not park in Faculty/Staff spaces or you will be ticketed.

Campus Map:

Participating Federal Agencies include:
  1. Air National Guard
  2. Department of Defense (DoD)
  3. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA)
  4. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
  5. HHS/OS/ASPR/OPP/National Advisory Committees
  6. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)– Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
  7. Department of the Interior – Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE)
  8. U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ)
  9. U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) - Veterans Employment Program Office
  10. U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) - Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATFE)
  11. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)
  12. Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI)
  13. National Institute of Health (NIH) - National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
  14. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
  15. U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)
  16. U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)
  17. U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) - Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
  18. U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) - Federal Highway Administration (FHA)
  19. U.S. Capitol Police (USCP) 
  20. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  21. U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) - Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
  22. U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) - Federal Highway Administration (FHA)
  23. U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) – Agricultural Research Service (ARS)
  24. U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) – Economic Research Service (ERS)
  25. U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) – Food and Nutrition Service (FNS)
  26. U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) – Farm Service Agency (FSA)
  27. U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) – Forest Service (FS)
  28. U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) – Office of the Inspector General (OIG)
  29. U.S. Department of State
  30. U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM)
  31. Smithsonian Institute


The career fair offers you the chance to find out more about federal and D.C. government career opportunities. Federal Agencies will have career booths. Bring your resume, and introduce yourself to the agency representatives. In addition, there will be two student workshops presented by Office of Personnel Management (OPM):

​Resume Writing (Handout Here)
Fireside Room 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM
Repeated: 1:00 AM -2:30 PM

How to Find and Apply for Pathways (Flyer Here)
Columbia Room 11:15 AM - 12:45​ PM
Repeated: 1:00 AM - 2:30​ PM

Questions please contact:

Fitzroy Thomas, Associate Dean, Washington Adventist University Center for Student Success or call 301-891-4106;
Nicole Currier, Interim Dean, School of Graduate and Professional Studies or call 301-891-4092.


The career fair offers you an excellent opportunity to reach out to colleges and universities in support of your targeted recruitment and outreach effort. Prospective students and job seekers will be provided with workshops on multiple topics related to attaining successful employment and internship in the federal government. Please register in advance to reserve your agency booth.


Setup and Takedown Time:
Start Time for Set-up: 9:30 -10:45 AM
End Time to Take Down: 3:00 PM

Booth Logistics:
One 5’ x 2 ½’ table and two chairs (Please bring your agency table cloth).

Each agency/table booth will receive two complimentary lunch tickets to the Dining Hall, located on the main floor adjacent to the Lobby. Additional meals can be purchased at the Dining Hall. Lunch hours are 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

FAPAC is a 501 (c)(3) nonpartisan, nonprofit organization representing the civilian and military Asian Pacific American (APA) employees in the Federal and District of Columbia governments.
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