Science & Health Industry Tip (Issue 6)

Industry Tip

Resources for STEM Federal Job Search

This year, Federal on-campus efforts are more important than ever! With the growing complexity of issues facing this country and one-third of the permanent, full-time federal workforce projected to retire by 2015, the federal government is in need of—and is hiring—top talent particularly in STEM.

Of the 76,654 new federal employees hired into permanent, full-time positions in 2013:
– 63.9% were hired at the entry level.
– Nearly 40% of these entry-level hires were in STEM occupations.

Even though the federal government is actively recruiting, navigating the federal job search and hiring process can be daunting. But The Partnership for Public Service is here to help. They have several webinars, training programs and new resources for this school year that will better prepare you. Learn More

A recurring feature, Science & Health Industry Tips are contributed by the University Career Services office. Stop by the Career Services office in suite 3400 of SUB 1 for interview practice, career guidance, and much more.