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Federal Government Opportunities

The Pathways Programs is designed to assist recent graduates in locating Federal service opportunities. There are three programs to assist graduates:

Internship Program

  • For undergraduate students.
  • Paid internships for current students.
  • Agencies may convert eligible participants to full-time employment.

Recent Graduate Program

  • For undergraduate and graduate degree recipients.
  • Recent graduates must have obtained a qualifying degree or program within the preceding 2 years of application.
  • Veterans can apply within in six years of receiving a degree if they have been
    actively serving in the military.

Presidential Management Fellows Program

  • For graduate students.
  • As with the Recent Graduate program, students must apply within 2 years of
  • The recruiting calendar will be adjusted to better align with academic calendars.
  • Schools will no longer be required to submit nominations for candidates.