Partnership for Public Service - How to Navigate USAJOBS

Sep 22, 2016
04:00 PM to 05:00 PM
103 Bank of America Career Services

Emily McConnell, Partnership for Public Service

Creating a stellar resume is only half the battle when it comes to applying for a federal job, and understanding USAJOBS, the federal governmentês primary portal for posting open jobs as well as accepting applications, is a critical step in finding that dream opportunity. Emily McConnell, a member of the Partnership for Public Service's Education and Outreach Team, will teach you how to utilize the website, review and understand job postings, and navigate the federal application process.

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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