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Maximizing your Job Search

Applying for a Federal job is a unique experience that raises many questions. The pages linked below will guide you through the application process for jobs at NIH. Information found within the pages describes the Federal hiring timeline, Federal pay scales, provides links to job openings, explains how applicants are selected, and much more.

Federal Résumé Tips: A Federal resume can look very different from a one to two page corporate summary.

Maximizing your Job Search: Describes the locations to look for jobs at NIH and provides instructions on how to efficiently use the NIH USAJOBS website

Opportunities at the NIH for Non-US Citizens: Information about the NIH Visiting Program, Title 42 opportunities, and Title 5 opportunities for non-US citizens

Resources for Recent Graduates: Whether you are a recent high school or college graduate, take a closer look at how the NIH can help you make the most out of your education

What can I apply for?: Defines the details of Federal employment, including pay plans, occupational series, position titles, grades, Veteran’s preferences, appointment authorities, and reinstatement eligibility

What to expect next: Provides information about the NIH hiring timeline and how to check on the status of your application

Glossary of NIH Job Search Terms: Over 80 terms related to jobs at NIH are defined and links to more information about each term are provided

This page last reviewed on February 26, 2018

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