Congratulations! You’ve Gotten Your Degree – Have You Considered A Federal Job?

The government is hiring New Grads and Interns! Many college students list the US government as one of their top targeted employers. Read about the Best Places to Work in Government.
Here are a few tips that you’ll need to know for your Federal job search and information that can be found in the Student’s Federal Career Guide, 3rd Edition:
Tip #1: Learn how to search for PATHWAYS internships on
Tip #2: Learn how to find the KEYWORDS for your federal resume.

Spring Break is for Colorful Resume Writing!

If you have never written a resume, or if you feel like a new look for your current resume, check out the samples in Kathryn Troutman’s latest book, Creating Your First Resume.
Top Tips:
  • Find one or two job announcements to compile some keywords and skills
  • Go to and copy and paste your resume into the builder system
  • Select your template based on your mood for the day – structured, colorful, two-columns, graphs, charts, logos or traditional

How to Write an Accounting, Budget, or Auditing Federal Resume

Insights and tips for ensuring your resume is on target!
Job opportunities for financial professionals are abundant in the federal government. Why? Because financial professionals are essential to the operations of virtually every government agency.. .
Regardless of whether you are a private sector financial professional seeking your first federal job or a current Federal employee seeking a promotion, you must ensure you include the right keywords for your target series in your resume. Believe it or not there is a distinction between positions in the Accounting & Budget series.