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Opportunities for current students and recent graduates allow young people to explore Federal careers. Individuals may be eligible for noncompetitive appointment in the civil service through the following programs and hiring authorities:
The Pathways Programs are developmental opportunities tailored to promote employment for students and recent graduates in the Federal workforce. It aims to improve recruiting efforts, offer clear paths to Federal opportunities for students and recent grads from high school to post-graduate school, and provide meaningful training and career development opportunities for new Federal employees. Pathways consists of three programs: Internships, Recent Graduates, and Presidential Management Fellows (PMF).
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National service is a voluntary service that engages citizens, strengthens communities, and creates jobs. The Department of the Interior partners with national service members to provide special skills training and offer a path into Federal service. Individuals who meet specific requirements may be eligible for noncompetitive appointment to Federal jobs upon successful completion of the program.