Government Careers

Federal Application Resources

Applying to work for the federal government is a different experience than applying to work in the private or nonprofit sectors. It's a decentralized process with some centralized components and a host of additional regulations that you won't find in other industries. This is a good place to get started understanding the ins and outs of the federal hiring process.

Federal Resume Tips

Federal resumes can look very different from resumes in other sectors. Here are some tips to help make your federal resume stand out from the rest.

Popular Federal Government Internships

A list of some of the most popular internship programs that the federal government offers.

Definitions of Federal Government Terms

To apply for a job in the federal government, you'll need to learn some important lingo. This is a good place to start.

Think Tanks and Public Policy Opportunities

Think tank, policy, research and advocacy organizations have opportunities for almost any policy interest or professional skill set. This list is designed to help you identify employers that suit your political and policy interests.

International Development

International development refers to work that seeks to improve human conditions around the world. Learn more about what it takes to work in in international development.