Graduate students and recent graduates: we share with you a list of resources especially relevant to those at the Master’s and Doctoral level, courtesy of the American Sociological Association’s Sociological Practice listserv. These resources are particularly useful for those seeking or interested in careers outside of academia:
U.S. Office of Personnel Management’s New Pathways Program
Executive Order for the New Pathways Program took effect July 10, 2012: http://www.pmf.gov/news-events/new-pathways-programs.aspx. This program streamlines pathways to federal internships and opportunities for careers in the Federal government for students and recent graduates): http://www.usajobs.gov/StudentsAndGrads. The three programs of this New Pathways Program are:
- Federal Internship Program: http://www.opm.gov/HiringReform/Pathways/program/interns/
- Recent Graduates Program: http://www.opm.gov/HiringReform/Pathways/program/graduates/
- Presidential Management Fellows Program: http://www.pmf.gov/
Students interested in the Presidential Management Fellows Program should sign-up for the PMF listserv to receive updates on the eligibility and 2013 application cycle. They can subscribe by sending an email to email@example.com with “Subscribe PMF” in the body of the email.