How do I apply to Pathways Programs jobs?


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You may search for Internship and Recent Graduates Job Opportunity Announcements (JOA) at

Agencies allowing submission of applications through USAJOBS may choose to accept uploaded resumes (.gif, .jpg, .jpeg, .png, .rtf, .doc, .docx or .pdf format; 3 megabytes or less) or resumes created using the USAJOBS Resume Builder.

  • Follow the application instructions provided within the “How to Apply” section of the JOA, because some agencies only accept resumes created using the USAJOBS Resume Builder.

Any required documents (e.g., transcript(s), DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, and, if applicable, SF 15, Application for 10-Point Veterans’ Preference: that are uploaded should be less than or equal to 3 megabytes per file in .gif, .jpg, .jpeg, .png, .rtf, .doc, .docx, or .pdf format.

  • Refer to the “How to Apply” instructions to determine whether you must submit unofficial/web-based transcript(s), or if the agency requires official transcript(s).

The OF 612, Optional Application for Federal Employment, is obsolete; therefore, if you do not have a resume, you will need to write or build one in order to apply for Pathways opportunities.

  • Here is a helpful Federal resume tutorial:;

The annual PMF job opportunity announcement is typically available on USAJOBS in the fall. For eligibility information and application instructions, please visit

This page was last modified on 16 December 2014, at 14:44.

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