Connect with federal and state agencies at events on and off campus. Review sample opportunities.
- Top government employers for social sciences majors.
- Past Marijuana Use Is No Longer a Disqualifier for a Federal Job (may not include positions in the intelligence community)
BSOS majors have access to events and workshops to learn about the federal application process.
- Review the application process
- Building a Resume in USAJobs
- What should I include on my federal resume?
- Federal resume example
- 2020 Federal Pay Table
- Understanding the GS Scale (experience & education level determines pay)
- Background Checks and Security Clearances, terms defined
- 5 Tips to Prepare for a US Government Security Clearance
- Find the Hidden Jobs/Internships
- USAJOBS.gov: Review internship and job openings. Save time by creating a "saved search" that will email you updates
- Maryland internship/job positions
- Resources for a state & local government
- University Career Center's Tips: Internship Searching
30 Fellowships in US Government for Recent Graduates and Young Professionals: If you are a recent graduate interested in serving in the United States government, these fellowships are for you! There are opportunities in a variety of departments and fields, including policy, science, technology, and international affairs.