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

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Chapter 12
Student Opportunities in Government
In This Chapter
♦ Internships as a way into a permanent federal job
♦ Where to find student opportunities
♦ Tips for standing out
♦ Examples of individual internships and programs
♦ Internship opportunities for students with disabilities
♦ Learning a specialized skill or trade through an apprenticeship
Calling all students! Student internships (sometimes called student programs) are a great way to get your foot in the door for a future government job. Available for high school, college, and graduate school students, these opportunities give you the chance to learn about the public sector while allowing the government to audition talented individuals (you!) for future jobs.
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