Posts Tagged: Federal

The FSIS Escalade Leadership Development Program

“Do more than is required.  What is the distance between someone who achieves their goals consistently and those who spend their lives and careers merely following?  The extra mile.”–Gary Ryan Blair If you get the opportunity, PLEASE apply for this program.  I had the pleasure of being selected to attend the 2015 FSIS Escalade LeadershipRead… Read more »

Using Data to Find Your Perfect Federal Agency

In the private sector, you wouldn’t join a new company without first looking at their workplace culture, right? Of course not! You want to be happy, supported, and provided with opportunities to grow, so you do your research before accepting an offer. However, you might think of government – particularly the federal government – asRead… Read more »

What I Learned About Working in Government from Long Distance Running

When I’m not saving the world as a federal government employee, I enjoy long distance running. My relatively short legs do not quite paint the picture of an elegant, gazelle-like runner, but I have laser-like determination, a “never quit” attitude, and perseverance for days.  When I run, I am able to tune out many everydayRead… Read more »

Land a Dynamic Federal Internship

Too many students and recent grads waste their summers flipping burgers when they could be getting paid to work career-boosting jobs. But in this tough job market, how can young people — go-getters though they may be — afford to toss away their spatulas for meaningful jobs? By landing dynamic federal summer internships.