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CNN’s “New Day” announced the 2021 Service to America Medals finalists on Sunday, May 2. Learn more about them by visiting our awards homepage and voting for your favorite story to win the People’s Choice Award.

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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As #PublicServiceRecognitionWeek comes to a close, we challenge everyone to take a moment to say thank you to the public servants in your community. Not just this week, but throughout the year. To all of our nation’s dedicated public servants, @publicservice is here for you!

Why do federal employees choose public service? https://ourpublicservice.org/blog/why-do-federal-employees-choose-public-service/?utm_campaign=OURPUBLICSERVICE.ORG&utm_content=1620477006&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter

In March 2020, @IRSnews had to close tax processing centers and other offices across the country. They had to manage the busy tax filing season while also delivering economic stimulus payments to millions of customers. Learn more during #PSRW: https://ourpublicservice.org/our-work/customer-experience/individual-taxpayer-services-2/?utm_campaign=OURPUBLICSERVICE.ORG&utm_content=1620423008&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter

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