Wednesday, May 15, 2019 | 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Ever considered a career in public service? Want to write an awesome Federal resume?
Join us at this free Student Program to learn about opportunities for current students and recent graduates. Meet government recruiters from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Park Service, State Department, Department of Transportation, Federal Bureau of Investigation, National Security Administration, Veterans Affairs, and more!
Session 1: Finding and Applying for Federal Jobs
Does applying for a Federal job intimidate you? This session will demystify the Federal application process and help you search for Federal jobs, create and manage your program, understand Job Opportunity Announcements (JOA), submit your applications, and follow up on your application status.
Session 2: Pathways Programs - Federal Careers for Students and Recent Grads
Pathways is the Federal government’s premier program for young professional. Learn about the three Pathways Programs: Internships, Recent Graduates, and Presidential Management Fellows. You’ll learn what each program can offer, basic program requirements, and employment potential after successfully completing the program. Attendees will also gain an overview of USAJOBS and tips for finding Pathways job opportunities.
Session 3: Writing Your Federal Resume
This is an interactive session - bring your laptop, tablet or cellphone! By the end of the session, you’ll be able to use an easy tool to write your Federal resume. A resume expert will walk you through a real Job Opportunity Announcement and provide tips to make your resume standout. Students are encouraged to bring their resumes.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
- What does the Student Program include? Students can attend the student workshops from 9:00 am-5:00 pm, networking lunch, mid-day coffee break, and the exhibition hall from 8:00 am-5:00 pm.
- Who should attend the Student Program? Current high school, undergrad, graduate, and recent grads interested in a Federal career should attend.
- What should I bring with me? Attendees should bring a notepad, resume, business cards, and an open mind!