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2020 FAPAC Federal Employment Career Fair 

Friday, September 25, 2020

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Montgomery College, Physical Education Center (Large Gym)

51 Mannakee Street, Rockville, MD 20850


Ever considered a career in public service? Want to write an awesome Federal resume?

Join us at this free event to learn about opportunities for current students and recent graduates. Bring your resume and meet government recruiters from across the Federal government! The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) will present workshops to help attendees succeed in their job hunt! Download the flyer.

Interviewing Tips

Learn about the interview process within the Federal government. Attendees will learn about structured/unstructured interviews, delivery methods, common questions, the STAR (Situation/Task, Action, Result) response method, and how to prepare for an interview.

Pathways Programs for Students & Recent Grads

Pathways is the Federal government’s premier program for young professionals. Learn about the three Pathways Programs (Internships, Recent Graduates, Presidential Management Fellows) and what each program can offer. Attendees will gain an overview of USAJOBS, tips for finding Pathways job opportunities, basic program requirements, and understand employment potential after successfully completing a program.

Finding and Applying for Federal Jobs

Does applying for a Federal job intimidate you? This session will demystify the Federal application process and provide step-by-step tips to help you search and apply for Federal jobs.

Writing Your Federal Resume

This is an interactive session - bring your laptop, tablet or cellphone! By the end of the session, you’ll be able to use an easy tool to write your Federal resume. A resume expert will walk you through a real Job Opportunity Announcement (JOA) and provide tips to make your resume standout. Students are encouraged to bring their resumes.

Job Opportunities for Individuals with Disabilities

Individuals with disabilities can apply and be considered for Federal jobs based on the “Schedule A” special hiring authority. Learn about eligibility requirements, how to apply, and where to find more information!

Have questions or need to request accommodations?

Contact Ailyn Torres Smith at by Aug 30, 2020.


The career fair offers you an excellent opportunity to reach out to colleges and universities in support of your targeted recruitment and outreach efforts. Prospective students and job seekers may attend workshops to prepare and inform them of the federal hiring process. Please register by July 31, 2020 to reserve your agency booth.


Setup and Takedown Time:

Start Time for Set-up: 9:00 AM
End Time to Take Down: 1:30 PM

Booth Logistics:
One 5’ x 2 ½’ table and two chairs (Please bring your agency table cloth).

FAPAC is a 501 (c)(3) nonpartisan, nonprofit organization representing the civilian and military Asian Pacific American (APA) employees in the Federal and District of Columbia governments.
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