Government Jobs: Why, What, and Who
Impossible to get in. Endless rows of cubicles full of paper shufflers. Impenetrable bureaucracy. These myths—and many others—hold back many jobseekers from applying for the challenging and fulfilling careers in government that demand the best and the brightest of our country.
This part introduces you to employment with the real federal government. We’ll let you in on what makes government a great employer, what the benefits of working for government are, and what things you should consider before applying. Use this part to find out where the jobs are (in the U.S. and overseas) and how you can increase your chances of getting in.