Welcome to Go Government, where federal careers begin.


The awards program, hosted by actor and comedian Kumail Nanjiani, honored our nation’s career civil servants, as well as Dr. Anthony Fauci and Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella. See the special appearances from Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama, Katie Couric, Bono, Sloane Stephens, Bryan Cranston, Kristen Bell, Matthew McConaughey, Stephen Colbert and more.

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.

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Why Federal Government?

No other employer has as many opportunities, in as many fields, in as many locations, with as great an opportunity to make a difference in people’s lives. Find a job in government and launch a career.  

Career Guides

Find government jobs based on your professional area and interest. From the creative arts to public health, you can discover employers with jobs that cater to your chosen fields.

Who Are You?

Your background will dictate the path you take to join the federal workforce. Whether you’re a veteran or an entry-level jobseeker, discover the opportunities available to you.

How to Apply

The federal hiring process may be long and complicated—but we’re here to help you along the way. Use our resources to make sure you locate jobs that suit your background and give your application the best chance of success.

COVID-19 Impact on Federal Recruiting and Hiring

The Partnership for Public Service has been closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation and how it may impact the work of federal agencies and students seeking federal internships and jobs. In these unprecedented times, the Partnership remains committed to supporting our nation’s civil servants as they respond to this public health crisis. 

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Here’s your daily reminder to check out our Biden Political Appointee Tracker with the @washingtonpost-- updated today (and everyday)! https://ourpublicservice.org/political-appointee-tracker/?utm_campaign=OURPUBLICSERVICE.ORG&utm_content=1608211201&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter

We're highlighting "bright spots" that demonstrate how agencies responded to #COVID19.

@DeptVetAffairs developed a COVID-19 “chatbot” using a @Microsoft technology to triage veterans based on their specific questions and needs: http://pps.is/ypkg

A @publicservice white paper details how @DeptVetAffairs quickly stood up a #chatbot to help answer #coronavirus questions. What lessons can your #GovIT agency learn? https://fedtechmagazine.com/article/2021/01/which-technology-shifts-and-lessons-will-outlast-pandemic?utm_campaign=meetedgar&utm_medium=social&utm_source=meetedgar.com

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