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Finding and Applying for a Government Job

The purpose of this guide is to introduce government career opportunities and approaches to those interested in working IN or FOR the “outdoors”.

by Transforming Youth Outdoors (TYO)

The work of government employees impacts the lives of every American, and the lives of people around the world. You can play a vital role in addressing pressing issues, from climate change to outdoor conservation and recreation.

If you are interested in outdoor careers, there are different ways to find out if working with a government agency can be a step towards your dream career. Once you made the decision to apply it is time to learn more about how to apply at USA Jobs or other job portals.

006 GUIDE Finding and Applying for a Government Job v1

Published November 2020

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