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The Complete Idiot's Guide® To Getting Government Jobs by Partnership for Public Service

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Top Five Hiring Areas

The following areas are where jobseekers will find the highest concentration of available jobs in government. Think supply and demand: where government’s demand is high, your odds as a jobseeker are higher if you have the skills for the job.

Medical and Public Health

According to a survey by the Partnership for Public Service titled Where the Jobs Are (released September 2009), “Medical and Public Health” is currently the top field for government hiring, with a projected 54,114 new hires from fiscal year 2010 to 2012.
Jobs in this field include:
♦ Physicians (all disciplines)
♦ Nurses
♦ Dieticians/nutritionists
♦ Occupational and rehabilitation therapists
♦ Radiologists
♦ Pharmacists
♦ Industrial hygienists
♦ Consumer ...

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