Liberal Arts Career Services
Liberal Arts Career Services

UPDATED: Find & Apply for Federal Jobs & Student Pathways Program Webinar, Hosted by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 12-2PM

Tue, March 31, 2015

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Find & Apply for Federal Jobs & Student Pathways Programs

Hosted by: The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, in partnership with The University of Texas at Austin - Liberal Arts Career Services, to discuss federal-wide internship, fellowship, public health training, and career opportunities nationwide and in Texas

Webinar Login: This event is free and open to all majors. Log in here at 12pm on 3/31 to participate: http://hhs.adobeconnect.com/tad/ 

Uncover the Secrets of Finding and Applying to Jobs in the Federal Government and at HHS

Have you ever wondered why anyone would want a career in public service? Are you trying to figure how you can obtain federal work experience while still a student, or what career path is best suited to your major?  In this session, you will learn about the various internship, fellowship, career and training opportunities available at the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) and its operating divisions, including the three distinct areas of the federal Student Pathways program. Additionally, you will learn how to:

  • Navigate the USAJOBS Web site—the official job search portal for the federal government—and search for HHS jobs;
  • Create a USAJOBS profile;
  • Post résumés, CVs, transcripts, and other supplemental documents to USAJOBS and apply for vacancies without leaving the site;
  • Tailor job searches to particular types of jobs, education and salary levels, and specific geographic areas;
  • Read and understand a federal vacancy (job) announcement;
  • Differentiate between the special hiring programs in the federal government, such as Schedule A and veterans preference;
  • Gain a better understanding of your options by broadening your job search to include all Department of Health and Human Services agencies internship/fellowship/public health training programs;
  • And more!

In addition, you will learn to write a résumé/CV that highlights your strengths and accomplishments, including what information to keep or add to your résumé/CV, tips to describe work experience, and how to communicate veteran-specific information. Learn more about HHS, the nation’s premiere public health organization—from where we are to what we do and who we hire to do it!

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