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Jobs Available by Field of Study or Interest

There are thousands of different kinds of jobs available to you in the federal government, but where do you start? Your concentration is usually a good place: Consider jobs that match up with your demonstrated interests.

The Partnership for Public Service has published several guides for broad academic areas, and these provide a great introduction and many details. Click on the PDF thumbnails to the right to download each one.

For more specific information regarding academic disciplines, check out the links below, which will take you to pages at Making The Difference where you can find example job descriptions and data on salary, department, and location.

Remember: Your options are wider than you think! Don't limit yourself to one field. Keep an open mind when considering jobs, as even a few courses in a related field can help when applying for these positions.