[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
Log in to read more of this article!
You must be logged in to read full articles.
Don't have an account?
Registered users get full access to MyWorldAbroad.
300+ Expert Articles, 4,000+ Searchable Resources, Quizzes, Starred Items, links from Stories From Abroad and more. REGISTER TODAY to build future career success.
Get full access to our archive of information!
Are you a Student?
Check if your school already has access and sign up for free!
Are you an Advisor?
Get a license and offer free access to your students!
Global Goes Virtual in 2020!
Check out the all-new Virtual International Internships section. More cross-cultural learning tools set for release soon!
Quizzes & Scorecard
Take these simple quizzes to assess your international skills, experiences & job search readiness!