Review upcoming events (on and off campus) to network with state and government
- USAJobs and Federal Resume Workshop, Tuesday, March 10 • 4 - 5 pm | University Career Center, 3100 Hornbake Library, South Wing | Participants will review an actual Job Opportunity Announcement, learn how to identify the key requirements, and tailor your resume to best reflect how you are a great fit for the position.
Writing Federal Resumes, Tuesday, March 24 • 4:30 - 6:00 pm | University Career Center, 3100 Hornbake Library, South Wing
Need help with your Federal resume? Attend this workshop hosted by USDA.
- Review the application process and the most urgent hiring needs
- Building a Resume in USAJobs
- What should I include on my federal resume?
- Federal resume example
- 2020 Federal Pay Table | Understanding the GS Scale (experience & education level determines pay)
- Background Checks and Security Clearances, terms defined
- 5 Tips to Prepare for a US Government Security Clearance while in school, by APSIA
- UMD Tips: Internship Searching in the Federal Government
- Locate positions on USAJOBS.gov. Save time by creating a "saved search" that will email you updates. Use the Occupational Series number to locate positions.
- Internships, USAJOBS.gov
- Locate Hidden Jobs: Tips
- Maryland internship/job positions
- Review the agency's website for career path profiles and open positions
Research Agencies & Position Types
UMD students: log into your free Vault account. located in Careers4Terps, to review the resources below. Get the insider’s scoop on applying to federal and state positions and research other organizations.
- Programs/services for military veterans
- Resources for a state & local government
- Partnership for Public Services offers insights in top employers and areas to target
- Finding and Applying for positions using USAJobs, USAJOBS.gov
- Federal internships- where do I find them?, USAJobs.gov
- Special Federal Hiring Authority for Individuals with Disabilities, USAJobs.gov | Selective Placement Program Coordinator (SPPC) Directory
- Resume Writing Tips, USAJobs.gov