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

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How Are Overseas Jobs Filled?

Government jobs in foreign countries are extremely competitive—not only because so many people want to work and live abroad, but also because a lot of those jobs are filled with federal workers who have applied internally for jobs located outside the United States.
Many civilian overseas jobs are posted on USAJOBS.gov unless the position is excluded from regular posting requirements, such as those within the CIA, which are not posted for security reasons.
To start your search for a federal job overseas:
1. Go to USAJOBS.gov and search for the country and the general type of position you want.
2. If you see a job that is of interest, or close to what you’re looking for, click the How to Apply tab.
3. Inquire with ...

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