Navigating the USAJOBS Application Process

Webinar Description

Organized by: The IAFP Student PDG

In this two-hour webinar, the Office of Personnel Management will provide a 1.5-hour presentation on how to navigate the USAJOBS application process including how to find and apply for federal jobs. Topics will include how to create a profile, understanding eligibility vs qualifications, how to save searches, how to make your resume searchable, etc. Additionally, this webinar will provide 30 minutes for the audience to ask questions to the Office of Personnel Management.

Learning Objectives:
1.) How to apply for jobs through the USAJobs system
2.) Understand what jobs you are eligible vs qualified for
3.) How to search for jobs and save jobs searches
4.) Debunk common myths about the federal job application process
5.) Answer any questions the audience has about applying for federal jobs

Professional Development Groups

  • Student Professional Development Group


  • Lauren Foreman, Presenter Office of Personnel Management
  • Katherine Kovar, Presenter Office of Personnel Management
  • Claire Murphy, Moderator Virginia Tech