Partnership for Public Service - Federal Government Hiring Overview

Sep 22, 2016
01:00 PM to 02:30 PM
103 Bank of America Career Services

Emily McConnell, Partnership for Public Service

Not sure if the federal government is for you? This session will discuss the benefits and opportunities of federal employment as well as provide some insights into such aspects like what the General Schedule (GS) is and how to navigate the security clearance process. Emily McConnell, a member of the Partnership for Public Service's Education and Outreach Team, will share information on the state of the federal workforce and hiring trends, and you will also hear about differing programs to consider in your job search.

Emily is a Penn State Liberal Arts alumna who earned degrees in Economics and International Politics. She gained internship experience with USAID and New Leaf Initiative, before joining the Partnership for Public Service, where she has served in various positions including Development Fellow, Program Associate, and Associate Manager, before taking on her current role as a Program Manager. In her role, she develops custom engagements and offerings to help federal agencies recruit and hire the talent needed to fulfill their missions, with a focus on internships and entry-level talent.

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