Finding a federal job can take time and the process can sometimes be confusing. Below is information to help you navigate the process.
Helpful Federal Job Links:
USAJOBS - the official job site of the US Federal Government. It's your one-stop source for Federal jobs and employment information.
Federal Departments and Agencies - A-Z index of U.S. government departments and agencies on USA.gov
Making the Difference - your source for federal jobs and internships. Where to find them. How to get them.
Partnership for Public Service - a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that works to revitalize our federal government by inspiring a new generation to serve and by transforming the way government works.
US Department of Energy - offer an unequalled variety of opportunities for individuals in a wide range of professional disciplines: from science and engineering to business and program analysis. Only here will you have access to unlimited career opportunities that impact these issues, while serving your country and enjoying the benefits of a career with the Federal Government.
The Commission and Security and Cooperation in Europe - also known as the U.S. Helsinki Commission, is an independent agency of the federal government charged with the Helsinki Accords and advancing comprehensive security through promotion of human rights, democracy, and economic, environmental, and military cooperation in 56 countries.
FedLink - a Community of Practice designed to support the employment of individuals with disabilities within the federal government.
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Corporate Employee Program - preserves and promotes public confidence in the U.S. financial system by insuring depositors for at least $250,000 per insured bank; by identifying, monitoring and addressing risks to the deposit insurance funds; and by limiting the effect on the economy and the financial system when a bank or thrift institution fails.
Federal Trade Commission - pursues vigorous and effective law enforcement; advances consumers’ interests by sharing its expertise with federal and state legislatures and U.S. and international government agencies; develops policy and research tools through hearings, workshops, and conferences; and creates practical and plain-language educational programs for consumers and businesses in a global marketplace with constantly changing technologies.
FBI Programs - learn about careers in the FBI including how to apply.
GovCentral - A variety of information about government jobs, how to apply, pay scales, and networking.
Student Loan Repayment Program - Permits agencies to repay Federally insured student loans as a recruitment or retention incentive for candidates or current employees of the agency.
Online Seminars & Webinars about the Federal Job Process
SEMINAR - How to Apply for State & Federal Jobs
Presented by Oregon Employment Department
WEBINAR - Landing Your Dream Federal Job or Internship
Presented by Partnership for Public Service
NOTE: To acces the recording go to Beaver JobNet (log-in available on the top, right side of the page) and click "WEBINAR - Landing Your Dream Federal Job or Internship" which is located on your Beaver JobNet homepage on the right side under SEMINARS.
WEBINAR - What Happens After My Federal Job Application is Submitted?
Presented by Partnership for Public Service
NOTE: To access the recording go to Beaver JobNet (log-in available on the top, right side of the page) and click "WEBINAR - What Happens After My Federal Job Application is Submitted?" which is located on your Beaver JobNet homepage on the right side under SEMINARS.
Articles about finding a federal job:
- Navigating the Federal Job Application
- How to get a Federal Job - blog post about federal jobs...lots of useful information
- Government Work - Is it for me? - Looking to broaden your understanding of government work and its opportunities? Perhaps considering employment within a government agency or department either for yourself or for clients? Effective decision-making requires current and accurate information on government work, exploration of opportunities, and examination of the labor market.
On the recommendation of our counseling staff, Career Services lists job and career information sites that generally meet the following criteria: are of interest to OSU students, easily navigated, and require no fee or registration prior to viewing. New sites may be submitted for consideration and are typically reviewed on an annual basis. Please indicate the page on our site where you think your link would be appropriate.