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Pathways Programs

Whether you are a student, a recent graduate, or hold an advanced degree, GSA offers employment opportunities under the Federal Government’s Pathways Programs.  GSA’s Intern, Recent Graduates and Presidential Management Fellows programs offer invaluable, career-defining and preparation experiences. These programs range from paid summer internships to career development programs that may lead to a permanent job.

 Internships, On-the-Job Experience and Fellowships

The Intern Program is designed to provide students enrolled in a wide variety of educational institutions, from high school to graduate level, with opportunities to work in agencies and explore Federal careers while still in school and while getting paid for the work performed. Students who successfully complete the program may be eligible for a permanent job in the civil service.

The Recent Graduates Program provides developmental work experience with the intent of promoting careers in the Federal Government to individuals who have recently graduated from qualifying educational institutions or programs.  Interested individuals must apply within two years of completing degree or certificate requirements.  Veterans who were not able to meet the 2-year time frame due to military service will have up to six years after degree completion to apply.  The Recent Graduates program offers the potential for a permanent position upon completion of the 1-year developmental program.

The Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program is designed to develop a cadre of potential Federal Government leaders.  It offers exceptional students the opportunity to apply for a career in public service. At the end of the fellowship, you have invaluable and prestigious experience - and potential for a permanent position at GSA. Individuals who have a qualifying advanced degree (e.g., masters or professional degree) completed within the past two years are eligible to apply for entry-level positions in the PMF.

Pathways Recent Graduates

The Emerging Leaders Program (ELP) is a robust leadership development program focused on growing future talent at GSA. Our goal is to provide Recent Graduates with a solid federal knowledge base, enhanced technical skills, and ongoing professional development.

GSA’s ELP is currently recruiting and seeking highly qualified individuals for four career tracks at its headquarters location in Washington, DC.

To apply to any of the four career tracks, visit the links below:

Pathways Recent Graduate - Program Analyst Track
Pathways Recent Graduate - Financial Analyst Track
Pathways Recent Graduate - IT Specialist Track
Pathways Recent Graduate - Contract Specialist Track

 


Find Yourself

Talk to your area GSA Student/Grad Contact for more information or visit USAJOBS to match your interests and your skills to existing job opportunities.

 

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Review openings for GSA positions at USAJOBS.

Talk to a GSA Careers Contact

Students and recent graduates are encouraged to speak to a regional contact about career opportunities within GSA and how to apply.

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