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    Federal Information Technology Careers

    Federal Information Technology Careers
    Information technology workers are in high demand at nearly every federal agency. Often times these professionals are required to specialize in IT sectors such as security, data management, or system assurance. Many federal IT professionals are also required to possess a security clearance. Advance Your Career Request more information on Federal Accounting Careers Qualifications and Salaries Entry-level federal IT professionals usually ...
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    Federal Economist Careers

    Federal Economist Careers
    Economist positions require application of a professional knowledge of economics in the performance of duties that include: research into economic phenomena, analysis of economic data, and the preparation of interpretive reports; advice and consultation on economic matters to governmental officials and private organizations or citizens; and the performance of other professional work in economics including supervision and the direction of economists ...
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    Federal Accounting Careers

    Federal Accounting Careers
    Accountants advise on or administer, supervise, or perform professional accounting work relating to the financial activities of governmental, quasi-governmental, or private sector organizations. The work includes the design, development, operation, or inspection of accounting systems; the prescription of accounting standards, policies, and requirements; the examination, analysis, and interpretation of accounting data, records, or reports; or the provision of accounting or financial ...
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    National Park Service Careers

    National Park Service Careers
    More than 20,000 Americans work to preserve and protect the United States of America's most prominent natural, historical and recreational resources. They are the employees of the National Park Service (NPS). One of eight Department of the Interior bureaus, the NPS oversees 380 locations covering 83 million acres across the US and its territories. This range of responsibilities results in Park ...
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    Department of the Interior Careers

    Department of the Interior Careers
    If you'd like to play a role - large or small, direct or indirect - in managing America's many natural and cultural resources, you may want to consider exploring a career with the US Department of the Interior. Created in 1849, the DOI now employs more than 80,000 Americans in more than 90 specific DOI occupational titles, ranging from the obvious ...
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    Work as a Government Admin

    "When I say I work at the Library of Congress, people's eyes light up," says Richard Barnes, CPS secretary to the director of information technology services at the US Library of Congress. Working in Washington, DC, for one of the most prestigious libraries in the world, Barnes enjoys a perk extended only to employees - permission to check out most of ...
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    Largest Federal Departments

    Largest Federal Departments
    When looking for employment, it makes sense to concentrate your efforts in areas that have the greatest opportunities. The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) reports that the five largest departments employ close to half of the 2.7 million federal civilian workers, with opportunities for everyone from janitors to judges. Check out profiles for the five largest federal departments below and link ...
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    Federal Social Work Opportunities

    How do you help a 27-year-old reservist - a carpenter in civilian life - find a new career when he's lost an arm in Iraq? What services can help the World War II vet whose retirement check doesn't stretch far enough? It takes a vast array of knowledge and skills to answer such questions. The social workers who serve the nation's ...
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    VA Therapy Professionals

    Looking for a career as a therapy or rehab professional in a top-notch setting? How about a healthcare system where the medical practice, equipment and record-keeping are state-of-the-art, the patients are considered heroes and the employee benefits surpass those most private employers offer? Then consider a career with the Veterans Health Administration, the US Department of Veterans Affairs' health service. "We ...
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    Spotlight: Federal Healthcare Careers

    Spotlight: Federal Healthcare Careers
    Healthcare is America's largest occupational group, with more than 13 million jobs. According to the US Department of Labor's Career Guide to Industries, healthcare employment is projected to increase 27 percent through 2014 and account for about 3.6 million new jobs between 2004 and 2014. According to the Office of Personnel Management, many of those new jobs will be within the ...
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    Careers at the CDC

    Careers at the CDC
    What's the best thing about working for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one of the world's top public health organizations? For Hilda Shepeard, a team leader and senior health communications specialist at CDC headquarters in Atlanta, it's not the prestige or pay: "There's an enormous opportunity to really do something meaningful -- you're touching people's lives." Here's a ...
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    Federal Budget Analyst Careers

    Want to use your Excel skills for the good of all citizens? Consider a career in budget analysis. Although this job title conjures up images of accounting and auditing, budget analysis is policy work. Government budget analysts help elected officials divvy up trillions of tax dollars each year. "You can really have a positive influence," explains Scott Pattison, executive director of ...
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    Government Finance Careers

    Government Finance Careers
    With nearly 3 million employees, the federal government is the nation's biggest employer. It offers positions for everyone from high school graduates to PhDs, while state and local governments employ another 7.3 million people. You may think every bureaucrat on the planet works inside the Washington, DC, beltway, but a surprising 84 percent of federal jobs are actually outside the DC-metropolitan ...
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    Safety and Occupational Health Specialist

    Safety and Occupational Health Specialists plan, direct, implement and evaluate the safety program within the assigned organization, including detached subordinate units. These activities are primarily concerned with weapons safety, ground safety, agency-specific occupational safety and health standards. They identify unsafe operations and/or conditions in unit facilities and analyzes subsequent abatement plans that are often expensive to implement, to determine their effectiveness ...
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    Washington, DC: Federal Jobs Overview

    Washington, DC: Federal Jobs Overview
    Washington, D.C. is the capital of the United States, situated within the District of Columbia. The population of the city's metropolitan area is over 5 million, and it is one of the fastest growing regions of the nation. As the nation's capital, over 20 percent of all Federal government jobs are located in the DC metro area. Most Federal jobs are ...
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    San Diego, CA: Federal Jobs Overview

    San Diego, CA: Federal Jobs Overview
    San Diego is the second largest city in California and the eighth largest city in the United States. It is the county seat of San Diego County and is the economic center of the San Diego–Carlsbad–San Marcos metropolitan area, the 17th-largest metro area in the U.S. with a population of 2.9 million as of 2006, and the 21st largest Metropolitan area ...
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    Los Angeles, CA: Federal Jobs Overview

    Los Angeles, CA: Federal Jobs Overview
    Los Angeles is the largest city in the state of California by population and the second most populous city in the United States. The Greater Los Angeles Area, encompassing five counties, has an estimated population of over 17.7 million people. The city is one of the world's centers of culture, technology, and international trade, and is home to world-renowned institutions in ...
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    Chicago, IL: Federal Jobs Overview

    Chicago is the largest city in the state of Illinois, the largest in the Midwest and, with a population of nearly 2.9 million people, is the third largest in the United States. The city is rich in history and renowned for its architecture. It is the anchor of the Chicago metropolitan area, commonly called Chicagoland, which has a population of over ...
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    Philadelphia, PA: Federal Jobs Overview

    Philadelphia, PA: Federal Jobs Overview
    Philadelphia is a major commercial, educational, and cultural center for the nation. As of the 2006 population estimate, the Philadelphia metropolitan area was the fifth-largest in the United States with a population of 5.8 million. Most of the Federal government jobs available are health care and inspection-related. Advance Your Career Do you want to learn more about careers in the federal ...
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    Baltimore, MD: Federal Jobs Overview

    Baltimore, MD: Federal Jobs Overview
    The Baltimore Metropolitan Area, which includes the city's surrounding suburbs, has approximately 2.6 million residents. Baltimore is also part of the Baltimore-Washington Metropolitan Area (CMSA) of approximately 8.1 million residents. Baltimore is the largest city in Maryland, and its metropolitan area is the 20th largest in the country. Once an industrial town with an economic base in manufacturing, Baltimore's economy has ...
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