Thinking of working for Uncle Sam?
Come learn about employment with the Federal Government!
September 28 - October 1, 2015
Do you want to have a significant impact on people’s lives?
Do you care deeply about good governance?
Are you a “change agent” – optimistic, skilled with a can-do attitude that is complimented by a sense of realism and practicality, recognizing that government changes come in small measures?
In our federal government, there are jobs for every type of person with every type of background.
Come to this series of presentations designed to educate you on what employment looks like in the federal government.
Federal Careers 101
Monday, September 283:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Come to this workshop to learn the basics of the federal job process and why the federal government might be a good fit for you. Remember, this is open to and relevant for ALL majors!
As a result of this session, you will have an increase in your:
- Ability to identify the steps to obtaining a federal job or internship
- Awareness of the Pathways programs, including requirements and deadlines
- Ability to successfully navigate and utlize the USAJOBS website
Writing Your Federal Resume
Tuesday, September 29
4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Forget what you know about resume writing. While you may find yourself summarizing your work history into a one-page document for a typical job application, your federal resume should be more detailed and run two-to-five pages in length for an entry-level job. A federal resume uses the same information from a typical resume, but goes into more depth about your skills, past duties and accomplishments.
We're here to help! Come to this workshop to learn best practices and tips for writing a stellar federal resume.
Federal Government Careers: Q & A
Wednesday, September 30
6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Having answers to many of your questions before you start your federal job search will enable you to spend time and energy on applying for positions that you are most qualified for—and ultimately increase your chances of getting hired.
Come hear from a professional in the federal government and ask away!
Dr. Jaime Stewart, from the Office of the Inspector General in the Department of Health and Human Services, will be our guest for this event. She will give you an overview of her role and job, along with answering any questions you may have about federal jobs in general and her office specifically.
Federal Jobs: The Insider's Guide
Thursday, October 1
3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
Ted Barco, director of the UGA Student Veterans Resource Center and former employee in the intelligence community, will provide an inside scoop on the federal hiring process
and some lessons learned during his federal career.
The University of Georgia Career Center
The Career Center can help you with:
- Choosing a major/career
- Resume writing
- Getting into graduate school/finding a job
FOR APPOINTMENTS: call 706-542-3375. No appointments are scheduled via email.