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Top Tips: US Government

[ID:7118]The US Government section outlines the various departments and agencies within government. It has been designed to assist you in your search for internationally oriented employment within the US Government. With more than 2.6 million civilian employees, the US Government is the largest employer in the country. Not only does this section offer a comprehensive overview of the US Government, it also provides tips and strategies for gaining experience and getting hired within the system. If you are interested in an international career in government, we categorize the options in five key streams: international affairs, development, intelligence, trade and in the Armed Forces. Applying to government jobs is different than the private sector and this section will help provide some insight to the recruitment process.

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  1. Connections go a long way: Hiring is merit-based, but it is also based on who knows you. While the government recruits based on merit, personal relationships through internships and voluntary experiences are important for...
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