Welcome to Go Government, where federal careers begin.

Congratulations to the 2021 Service to America Medals® winners

Rewatch the celebration hosted by actor and comedian Aparna Nancherla and featuring Rose Byrne, Mark Cuban, Adam Conover, Audra McDonald, Oscar Nuñez, Amy Schumer, Reggie Watts and other stars.

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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Apply for the Future Leaders in Public Service Internship Program

The Partnership, supported by Schmidt Futures, has created a new opportunity that will place students into a paid summer internship with the federal government to gain valuable work experience and make a difference for our country.

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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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Great @GovExec article that features insights from a new report on the 2020 presidential transition, released this week by @publicservice and @BCG: https://www.govexec.com/management/2022/01/trump-biden-transition-revealed-weaknesses-should-be-addressed-report-finds/360970/

The State Department workforce declined from 2016-2020, despite the overall number of federal employees increasing during the same time. Our latest blog post takes a closer look at these changes to the workforce: https://hubs.la/Q012Fy-60

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