How do you find jobs with FEMA?


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Job seekers can find Federal Emergency Management Agency job openings at Careers.FEMA.gov and can sign up there for job alert emails as well. Only U.S. citizens can apply to work for FEMA. You must create an account at USAJobs.gov in order to upload your resume, apply for full-time or intermittent jobs and check job application status. The guide, "How to Apply to a FEMA Vacancy," offers instructions; some job announcements may have additional application requirements.

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Recent graduates of undergraduate, trade and vocational school programs can apply for a one-year position with FEMA through the Pathways Recent Graduates Program by emailing FEMA-PATHWAYS@FEMA.DHS.gov. Graduates must have received a degree or certificate within the past two years. Veterans have six years from graduation to apply if the delay is due to their military service.

Current high school, undergraduate and graduate students may apply for paid internships with FEMA, also by emailing FEMA-PATHWAYS@FEMA.DHS.gov.

Recent graduates from advanced degree programs can apply within two years of receiving their degree to the Presidential Management Fellows program, a leadership development program. Email FEMA-PMF@FEMA.DHS.gov for more information.

To apply to the FEMA Corps, a unit within AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps, you must first apply to AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps at NationalService.gov. Corps members must be between 18 and 24 years old. They serve a 10-month full-time, residential term and have the option to serve a second term. Team leaders, who must be at least 18, serve an 11-month term.

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