Go Government is the Partnership for Public Service’s resource for students and recent graduates to launch their federal careers. This site is designed to support students and alumni interested in applying to and securing federal employment.
The career guides here feature tips to help jobseekers navigate the application and hiring process. The range of careers in the federal government is vast, and the government needs talent from every discipline and with every background. From science, technology, engineering and math careers to the creative arts and fields in between, these career guides showcase career paths, agencies and where positions are located across government.
The site also includes a list of ways for students and recent graduates to join the federal government. Internship and fellowship programs and other short-term opportunities can help students explore careers in federal service while gaining valuable work experience. Programs include:
- The Federal Government Pathways Program.
- The Recent Graduates Program.
- The Presidential Management Fellowship.
- The Cybersecurity Talent Initiative.
- The Rosenthal Fellowship in International Relations.
- The Future Leaders in Public Service Internship Program.
In addition, as career development professionals work with students from diverse backgrounds and life experiences, they can find resources to how to advise veterans and people with disabilities about landing a federal job. When students or recent graduates ready to apply for a federal job, career services can find step-by-step guidance on searching for jobs, creating a federal resume and preparing a strong application.
Students interested in applying for federal positions should visit USAJOBS or one of the Partnership’s internship and fellowship programs. Keep in mind that if students apply directly to a federal agency, they must create a profile and submit their application on USAJOBS.