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2019 FAPAC Federal Employment Career Fair 


Ever considered a career in public service? Want to write an awesome Federal resume?

Join us at this free event to learn about opportunities for current students and recent graduates. Bring your resume and meet government recruiters from across the Federal government!

Friday, September 27, 2019

10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Montgomery College, Physical Education Center

51 Mannakee Street, Rockville, MD 20850

Register: www.fapac.org/careerfairs


Interviewing Tips

Learn about the interview process within the Federal government. Attendees will learn about structured/unstructured interviews, delivery methods, common questions, the STAR (Situation/Task, Action, Result) response method, and how to prepare for an interview.


Pathways Programs for Students & Recent Grads

Pathways is the Federal government’s premier program for young professionals. Learn about the three Pathways Programs (Internships, Recent Graduates, Presidential Management Fellows) and what each program can offer. Attendees will gain an overview of USAJOBS, tips for finding Pathways job opportunities, basic program requirements, and understand employment potential after successfully completing a program.


Finding and Applying for Federal Jobs

Does applying for a Federal job intimidate you? This session will demystify the Federal application process and provide step-by-step tips to help you search and apply for Federal jobs.


Writing Your Federal Resume

This is an interactive session - bring your laptop, tablet or cellphone! By the end of the session, you’ll be able to use an easy tool to write your Federal resume. A resume expert will walk you through a real Job Opportunity Announcement (JOA) and provide tips to make your resume standout. Students are encouraged to bring their resumes.


Job Opportunities for Individuals with Disabilities

Individuals with disabilities can apply and be considered for Federal jobs based on the “Schedule A” special hiring authority. Learn about eligibility requirements, how to apply, and where to find more information!


Have questions or need to request accommodations?

Contact Katherine Toth at careerfairs@fapac.org by Aug 30.


Students

The career fair offers you the chance to find out more about federal and D.C. government career opportunities. Federal Agencies will have career booths. Bring your resume, and introduce yourself to the agency representatives. In addition, Office of Personnel Management (OPM) will present workshops to help attendees succeed in their job hunt!

Recruiters

The career fair offers you an excellent opportunity to reach out to colleges and universities in support of your targeted recruitment and outreach effort. Prospective students and job seekers will be provided with workshops on multiple topics related to attaining successful employment and internship in the federal government. Please register in advance to reserve your agency booth.

LOGISTICS

Setup and Takedown Time:

Start Time for Set-up: 9:00 AM
End Time to Take Down: 1:30 PM

Booth Logistics:
One 5’ x 2 ½’ table and two chairs (Please bring your agency table cloth).

FAPAC is a 501 (c)(3) nonpartisan, nonprofit organization representing the civilian and military Asian Pacific American (APA) employees in the Federal and District of Columbia governments.
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