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To gain full access to USAJOBS.gov, create your own account. Simply provide standard personal information and create a username and password. Once you are logged in to your main account page, you can:
If you have a few agencies in mind, refine your search by selecting one or more agencies or offices.
Job categories are organized according to series number. Refine your results by clicking a specific occupation series or drill down into a specific occupation. The full list of occupation categories is available on USAJOBS.gov.
You can narrow your search if you are looking for positions within a specific salary range. Again, be realistic in your expectations and be sure that your skills and qualifications match the positions in your search results.
Be sure to select what type of work schedule and type that best aligns with your preferences. The most common position is full-time and permanent, meaning the position is working forty hours a week and is long-term. Term or Temporary assignments may last a few months or even a few years. Although short-term, these positions can give you great experience and may open doors to other government positions. Additionally, though not all student jobs are required to be posted on USAJOBS.gov, student jobs through the Student Pathways Programs can be quickly found by using this filter. This filter also includes options for internships and positions for recent graduates.
Look for jobs according to your geographical region by typing in your zip code and selecting a radius of 5 to 200 miles on the results page. You can also choose a specific city, state or country in the advanced search.