Pathways Internships are now posted on USAJOBS for both internships and recent graduates. Learn how to write a federal resume, internship resume, and cover letter to apply for Pathways applications. View sample federal resumes that feature details about projects and papers from your coursework. Learn how to read a vacancy announcement to match your resume to the position. This book is absolutely invaluable for any current student or recent graduate.
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The government offers many opportunities for students and new grads that can lead to a lifetime career. This guide provides a roadmap for finding the federal internships and jobs, and for applying in the best ways. The book features eight success stories, complete with both internship resumes and federal resumes for USAJob openings. These resumes require a specific format, and they’re longer than private industry resumes.
Federal Jobs Guru Kathryn Troutman and Federal Career Counselor Paul Binkley (of George Washington University), with content from 1st edition co-author Emily K. Troutman.
“Kathryn’s book is a well-written, accurate reference source which deals with topics ranging from learning how to network to locating Federal internships. I find Kathryn’s books extremely useful and frequently use them to help students navigate through the Federal employment process and find opportunities.” CHRISTINE EARMAN HARRIGER, M.Ed., M.C.D.P., Career Counselor, George Mason University
“The content offers great federal resume examples and breaks the job search process down into 10 easy to follow action steps. Steps students can do NOW. This guide is a must have resource for ny student interested in a public service career.” Drema Howard, Ph.D, Director, The Career Center, University of South Florida
NEW! 2nd edition just released!