The Partnership for Public Service is proud to offer the Federal Advisor Certificate program. This program is designed to provide advisors with a comprehensive view of how to:
This is a great professional development opportunity for those interested in providing the latest and greatest information on job search strategies for students interested in public sector careers.
To receive a Partnership for Public Service Federal Advisor Certificate, advisors must demonstrate a commitment to promoting public service opportunities by:
To obtain the certificate, each participant must complete all events in the following three areas.
Purchase all events in the three areas required to obtain the Federal Advisor Certificate of Completion for $534.00.
Through interactive webinars, participants will gain a better understanding of the federal hiring process, learn how to advise students on federal opportunities and build meaningful agency relationships.
The next Virtual Federal Advisor Training sessions will be held in November 2014.
Advising Students on Federal Opportunities
Creating Sustainable Programs on Campus
Building Agency Relationships
The Federal Strategy Package is comprised of a strategy session with Partnership staff and two virtual summits with agency representatives. This package aims to give participants concrete connections with federal agencies and to develop a personalized approach to federal service promotion on campus.
In the virtual summits, agency representatives and Partnership staff will explore topics such as student opportunities in federal service, hiring trends at federal agencies and mission-critical positions. Participants will receive each panelists’ contact information for future discussions and collaboration.
In addition, all campuses will receive an individualized one-hour strategy session with Partnership staff about how to build agency relationships and create a sustainable federal service campaign on campus.
The purchase of this package includes the items below:
One-hour strategy session
This webinar series provides career services professionals with convenient webinars to show to students and alumni looking for federal opportunities.
There are no upcoming webinars at this time.
Purchase all events in the three areas required to obtain the Federal Advisor Certificate for $534.00. If you do not wish to purchase all events, each of the three areas can be purchased individually.
For those pursuing the certificate from the same school, each advisor must complete the virtual training (separate registrations) and host the Go Government webinar series in different semesters. Advisors are permitted to participate jointly in the Federal Advisor Strategy Package programming for credit towards the certification.
The certificate of completion is valid for four years for each federal advisor. The period of validity upon completion of the last requirement of the certificate—whether that is the final virtual training, webinar, or component of the second tier programming. After four years, the participant must attend a Federal Advisor Training for renewal of the certificate.
In order to receive a certificate of completion, it is incumbent upon the advisor to notify the Partnership staff by emailing email@example.com at the completion of the requirements for the Federal Advisor Certificate of Completion. Upon verification of completion, the participant will then be mailed a certificate.
Retroactive credit will be extended to all who completed the Virtual Federal Advisor Training in June 2014 for the 2014–2015 Federal Advisor Certificate Program. In order to qualify for the fee deduction please contact firstname.lastname@example.org and specify that you have completed the Virtual Federal Advisor Training in June of 2014.
With the advent of the new Pathways Programs, the Partnership is not able to offer retroactive credit towards a certificate for those who have completed a Federal Advisor Training or the Go Government webinar series before June 2012.
The Partnership for Public Service is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that works to revitalize our federal government by inspiring a new generation to serve and by transforming the way government works.