Go Government - How to find and apply for federal government jobs

Welcome to Go Government, your one-stop shop for how to find and apply for federal government jobs.

No matter your experience level, if you are curious about obtaining work in the government, you’re in the right place. This site is designed to be your guide as you consider, apply, and secure federal employment. We’ll help you research federal agencies and government careers as well as provide practical tips for completing your application. Keep in mind that we do not post job announcements or accept applications. Rather, this site will give you a glimpse into the federal government and will guide you through the application process from beginning to end. First time visitor? Check out our FAQs.


Save time during your job search: know what you want.

There are nearly two million federal employees and thousands of open positions in the federal government at any moment. Not sure what type of job you are looking for? Avoid searching USAJOBS until you have a good idea of where you want to work and what you want to do. Narrowing your search means knowing what type of position you want and where you want to work. In order to get to this point, you’ll need to perform some effective research and thoughtful self-reflection.More

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