Monday, August 17, 2020

Tips for applying to a Federal Government job: Learn from the experts?

The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is hosting a series of events to provide attendees with the tips and tools needed to be a competitive applicant for a Federal job. Get started today with these application tips BSOS has developed for you.

Federal Interview Events

Information during these sessions will include interview preparation, coverage, delivery methods, types of questions and how to respond, as well as other considerations.

Tuesday, August 25, 2020 • 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM 

Wednesday, September 30, 2020 • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM 

Federal Resume Events

Preparing a résumé for Federal jobs is unlike creating one for jobs in the private and nonprofit sectors. To do so requires an understanding of the nuances of Federal hiring. The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) will provide attendees with the tips and tools needed to write a competitive Federal resume.

Thursday, September 3, 2020 •  2:00 PM - 3:00 PM | Presented by OPM

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM | Presented by OPM

Navigating USAJobs Events

Instructor led virtual training that provides a step-by-step process that covers searching for Federal jobs, creating your account and profile, managing your account, reviewing Job Opportunity Announcements, submitting your applications, and following up on your application status.

Wednesday, August 26, 2020 • 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Wednesday, September 9, 2020 • 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM


For additional information about these events: Contact Michael Maiden, University Career Center, Employer Relations, at mmaiden@umd.edu