Back to School: Rethinking Federal Recruiting on College Campuses

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Publication Date: 05/14/2006
Publication Topics: College Students and Entry-Level Careers, Recruiting and Hiring
Publication Type: Research Reports and Surveys
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The report reveals that in order to convert that interest into actual applications the report finds that the federal government must do a better job of providing information to students about federal service opportunities.

Based on the findings of this survey, the report recommends the following:

  • Commit to a sustained investment in on-campus recruitment.
  • Work cooperatively with other agencies to market federal jobs by profession.
  • Teach the ABC-s of federal service to overcome the information gap.
  • Stress the opportunities to do good and do well: interesting work, good benefits, and the unique ability to make a difference.

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