[ID:0933]Most of this section focuses on finding employment in the competitive or permanent civil service (1.6 million people) that remain in their jobs and agencies notwithstanding new administrations and electoral change. But many young people start out in Washington, DC, working for political figures either in the Administration – the Executive Branch Departments and agencies – or in Congress for a Senator, Representative or for a Committee. Often these opportunities are preceded by political involvement in a campaign. These paths can lead to permanent work in the federal government or to a political appointment in an administration. There are many political jobs in agencies that have international...
Political Jobs in the US Government and Congress
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