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Federal employment

Federal employment

Working for the U.S. government can be a great option—for any level of experience or education.

The federal government hires thousands of workers each year for positions in every state and abroad, for a wide variety of jobs.

Jobs in the federal government:

  • Are available in occupations ranging from accountant and air conditioning mechanic to welder and writer
  • Frequently offer an upward career path
  • Usually provide healthcare, life insurance, pension, training, vacation and sick time and other benefits
  • Can offer greater stability than jobs with private companies

Depending on the field, hiring can be extremely competitive, so learning about the federal hiring process can help your application be successful.