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All majors are utilized by Federal, State and County agencies. There are countless careers available in the government environment and you may be suitable for many of the vacancies. The websites listed above will help you identify jobs and careers that are right for you.

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Call to Serve-Making a Difference

A national initiative designed to educate a new generation about the importance of a strong civil service, help re-establish links between federal agencies and campuses, and provide students with information about the unique and dynamic opportunities that federal jobs provide. SU is a Call to Serve Participant.

Army Audit Agency

ArmyAudit Agency

The Agency Headquarters is located in Alexandria, VA and has many field offices.

Agency for International Development (USAID)

The US agency for international development.

Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services

The BCIS is responsible for the administration of immigration and naturalization adjudication functions and establishing immigration services policies and priorities.

Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA)

Bureau of Labor Statistics

This is the principal fact-finding agency for the Federal Government in the broad field of labor economics and statistics.

Broadcasting Board of Governors

(broadcasting in 60 languages fair and balanced, non-biased news to countries that normally don’t have access to free press)

Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives

(entry level special agents hiring now)

Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)

Congressional Budget Office

Provides Congress with non-partisan analysis for economic and budgetary decisions.

Consumer Product Safety Commission

Saving lives and keeping families safe.

Corporation for National and Community Services

Engages Americans of all ages and backgrounds in service to help strengthen communities.

Customs and Border Protection

A part of Homeland Security.


DEA-Drug Enforcement Administration jobs

Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA)

Defense Logistics Agency (DLA)

Department of Agriculture

Department of Agriculture

One of the largest employers offering jobs in science, technology, management etc.

Department of Commerce

Regulating and providing information on businesses.

Department of Defense

Department of Defense, Office of Inspector General

Accounting, technical and auditing entry level positions.

Department of Education

Aims to ensure that all students have equal access to quality education.

Department of Energy

Department of Energy

Fields and laboratories located throughout the country. Committed to a family friendly workplace.

Department of Health and Human Services

Oversees the public's health and well being.

Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

Department of the Interior

Managing the nation's natural resources.

Department of Labor

Department of Labor

Ensuring safe working conditions, minimum hourly wage and overtime.

Department of Justice

Department of Justice

Major law enforcement branch of the Federal Government.

Department of Transportation

(DOT)-We keep America moving. Careers in economics, procurement, budget, finance, civil rights, community planning, statistics, HR, engineering, IT, safety etc.

Department of Veterans Affairs

Also click here for contact to state departments of Veterans Affairs.

Department of the Treasury, FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT SERVICE

The four core positions are Accountants, Computer Specialist, Financial Program Specialist, and Program Analyst (Project Managers).

The Electronic Embassy

Connects foreign embassies and international resources. Includes a directory of all embassies in Washington, DC.

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

Enforces federal law related to employment.

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Careers for scientists, engineers and others. Geographically dispersed. EPA is a "great place to work", according to the Washingtonian Magazine. Hires about 700 people a year, 30% in entry level positions.

FBI — Federal Bureau of Investigation

Extensive site concerning all aspects of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Federal Aviation Administration

Civil aviation security specialist and more.

Federal Communications Commission

Regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable.

Federal Emergency Management Agencyy

Responding to disasters, part of Homeland Security.

General Accounting Office (GAO)

The central watchdog agency and investigates, audits and evaluates programs.

General Services Administration

General Services Administration

Whatever your major, wherever your expertise lies, GSA has a job for you.

United States Department of Health and Human Services: Leading America to Better Health, Safety and Well-Being

United States Department of Health and Human Services:

Leading America to Better Health, Safety and Well-Being

Internal Revenue Service

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

National Credit Union Administration

National Credit Union Administration

(NCUA)- An independent federal agency that supervises and insures over 4,100 state-chartered credit unions. Offices throughout the country.

National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

Science, services and stewardship concerning weather, oceans, satellites, climate, coasts and research. A part of the US Department of Commerce.

National Park Service

Dedicated to the preservation and management of this country’s outstanding natural, historical, and recreational resources.

National Security Agency

National Security Agency

Providing and protecting vital information.

National Science Foundation (NSF)

To promote the progress of science; to advance the national health, prosperity, and welfare.

Naval Research Laboratory

NRL conducts a broadly-based multidisciplinary program of scientific research and technological development directed toward maritime applications of new and improved materials, techniques, equipment, system, and ocean, atmospheric, and space sciences and related technologies.

Office of Management and Budget (OMB)

Formulates the President's budget.

Office of Personnel Management

Office of Personnel Management

(OPM)-The Federal Government's office of Human Resources.

Peace Corps

Currently, 6,678 Peace Corps volunteers are serving in 70 countries, working to bring clean water to communities, teach children, help start new small businesses, and stop the spread of AIDS.

Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation

Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation

A US Government agency. Protects the retirement incomes of about 43 million American workers.

Secret Service (Department of the Treasury)

A premier law enforcement organization looking for highly qualified men and women from diverse backgrounds who desire a fast paced, exciting and challenging career.

Smithsonian Institution

Social Security Adminstration

Social Security Administration

The Social Security Administration serves more than 90% of Americans and builds protection for them and their families against a reduction of income as a result of retirement, disability, or death.

USA Jobs Today

THE federal government job posting site.

U.S. Census Bureau

U.S. Courts

U.S. Agency for International Development

U.S. Department of Homeland Security

US Department of Homeland Security

Department of Labor

U.S. Department of Labor

Many jobs for many types of employees whose job it is to enhance the working conditions of American workers.

Department of State

U.S. Department of State

Some of the most interesting work in the world is done by the Department of State employees overseas and in D.C. Becoming a Foreign Service Officer, Foreign Service Specialist or Civil Service employee gives you the opportunity to really make a difference. U.S. Department of State Careers-Explore hundreds of current opportunities in the Foreign and Civil Service.
Student Programs with the State Department

US Intelligence Community

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