Career Resources: Public Sector
A-Z Index of U.S. Government Departments and Agencies
Acronym definitions for U.S. Government departments and agencies.
The Best Places to Work
Ratings of employee satisfaction in different federal government departments and agencies.
Career One Stop
U.S. Department of Labor sponsored site that offers career resources and advice.
Federal Classification and Job Grading Systems
This website provides Federal classification and job grading information that is used to determine the pay plan, series, title, and grade for most work in the Federal Government.
e-book on writing Federal Resumes
Federally Employed Women
Professional organization that advocates for the improved status of women employed by the federal government.
Federal human resources data from the U.S. Office of Personnel Management.
Networking site for professionals working in federal, state, and local government.
Links to federal, state, and local government employer resources and recruiting pages.
National Program Agencies
National Program Agencies are a group of private, not-for-profit organizations that design and implement International Visitor Leadership Programs for the US Department of State.
Partnerships for Public Service
A joint initiative between Partnerships for Public Service and the U.S. Office of Personnel Management to post and advertise career opportunities in the federal government.
Job library for careers in politics, human rights, policy, journalism, and corporate social responsibility.
United States Conference of Mayors
National organization of mayors of cities with populations of 300,000 or more.
Young Government Leaders
Organization that provides networking opportunities, professional development, seminars, and scholarships to young government leaders.
Scholarships and Benefits From Federal Government
A list of scholarships from benefits.gov
U.S. House of Representatives Employment Bulletin
Subscribe to the House employment bulletin for offices and committees advertising vacancies.
In our Print Career Collection:
The Book of U.S. Government Jobs: Where They Are, What's Available, and How to Complete a Federal Résumé
Career Diplomacy: Life and Work in the U.S. Foreign Service
FBI Careers: the Ultimate Guide to Landing a Job as One of America's Finest
Federal Resume Guidebook: Strategies for Writing a Winning Federal Resume
Find Your Federal Job Fit
Guide to America's Federal Jobs: a Complete Directory of U.S. Government Career Opportunities
How to Land a Top-Paying Federal Job: Your Complete Guide to Opportunities, Internships, Résumés, and Cover Letters, Application Essays (KSAs), Interviews, Salaries, Promotions, and More!
Inside a U.S. Embassy: Diplomacy at Work
Ten Steps to a Federal Job: How to Land a Job in the Obama Administration
Washington Information Directory