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Government Careers Forum

Event Date: November 14, 2017 - 1 p.m.
Location: McCormack Hall, 3rd Floor, Ryan Lounge

The Government Careers Forum offers students an opportunity to learn about available internships and jobs within various sectors of government, including federal and state. At this event, departments and agencies will be offered the opportunity to share with students a brief overview of their organization, strategies for applying to jobs, and skills students should build in order to be viewed as a competitive candidate. The differences between applying to a federal job versus a state or local government job will also be discussed.

Keynote Speakers

The keynote speakers will provide an overview of how to access jobs and internships in the commonwealth and with the federal government.

Juanita Allen, Recruitment Manager

Office of Diversity and Equal Opportunity, Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Kim (Ainsworth) Klaskin, Executive Director

Greater Boston Federal Executive Board

Departments Represented on the Panel:

Panelists in attendance will give an overview about their agency, recommended skills students should be building, areas students should be focusing on in relationship to locating employment in their agency, and advice based on their own career path.

U.S. Department of State

Federal Bureau of Investigation

Transportation Security Administration, U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Massachusetts Environmental Protection Agency

Massachusetts Division of Banks

Massachusetts Office of Court Management

Register today to hold your seat or sign up at the door!

For disability-related accommodations, including dietary accommodations, please visit www.ada.umb.edu two weeks prior to the event.