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Feb 28, 2021

This month I'm continuing to focus on professional organizations that can truly help you move forward in your federal government career. I spent time with #NatSecGirlSquad's founder Maggie Feldman Piltch. We talked about the networking opportunities her organization offers, events, how to make the most out...

Feb 22, 2021

If you haven't already heard of the Federal Employee Education and Assistance Fund, you should listen to this episode with Joyce Warner and then head to:

Don't miss out on the opportunity to apply for scholarship money. Click the link below for application instructions.The deadline to apply is...

Feb 19, 2021

Are you a student looking for paths into federal service? Or have you been in government for years and get asked all the time by your neighbor/friend/relative how to get a federal job? The Gov Geeks, Javier and Karen Lopez, have answers for you. They offer coaching and training services to public servants and in...

Feb 15, 2021

Meet Laura Maristany of the Democracy Fund, whose mission includes increasing inclusivity in the offices of folks who represent us on the Hill. She and others created Capitol Strong, a network of organizations offering support to staff members on Capitol Hill to work through issues resulting from the events of January...

Feb 9, 2021

Have you checked out the resources Blacks in Government offers its members? As Alesia Smith discusses, BIG offers opportunities for mentoring, networking, and leadership. Learn how this organization can help you move up and around in your career. Ms. Smith is a motivated young professional looking to help her peers find...