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September 18, 2017
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September 22, 2017
George Mason University (Fairfax Campus)
Are you passionate about politics?
Interested in working for federal, state, or local agencies?
If so, join University Career Services for a week of workshops, discussions, and site visits offering an in-depth look at what it takes to build a career in government!
See the entire schedule of events on our calendar, or read the details below.
Sept 18: Careers in Intelligence
Talk with representatives from a variety of the 17 agencies that comprise the Intelligence Community about the skills needed to be successful in this highly sought after field.
5 to 6 p.m. in Merten Hall, 1201
Sept 18: Security Clearance
Get an introduction to the types of security clearances, what you can expect going through the process, and how to start preparing. This session is part of the Clearance Ready Pipeline.
7 to 8 p.m. in Merten Hall, 1201
Sept 19: Writing Your Federal Resume
Want to work for the federal government? You’ll need to write a federal resume. This session is part of the Clearance Ready Pipeline.
4 to 5 p.m. in SUB I, 3B
Sept 19: Navigating USAJobs
Learn firsthand how to successfully navigate the USAJobs website and optimize the various features available to you.
6 to 7 p.m. in SUB I, 3B
Sept 20: Careers in Politics
Have you ever thought about working on Capitol Hill? The political world is all around us in the DC area, and this session will explore careers in politics from the people who live it every day.
noon to 1 p.m. in SUB I, 3400
Sept 20: State & Local Government
Opportunities at the state and local level offer a way to directly impact your community. Hear from professionals in these offices about the nature of their jobs and the opportunities available to you.
4 to 5 p.m. in SUB I, 3400
Sept 21: Government Contracting
Interested in a career in Government Contracting? Join the School of Business (@GeorgeMasonBiz) and Career Services (@masoncareers) for GovCon Careers tweet chat#MasonGovCon
noon to 1 p.m. #MasonGovCon
Sept 22: CIA Open House
The CIA will be hosting an open house in Washington DC specifically for students! Activities include information sessions, interview practice, networking, and one on one consultations.
10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Downtown Washington, DC