2018 FAPAC Career Fair

Greetings FEW Members,

As a part of the National Coalition for Equity in Pubic Service (NCEPS) partnership, you are cordially invited to participate in the 2018 FAPAC Federal Employment Career Fair.    The following Career Fair sessions are being presented by the Office of Personnel Management and Department of Labor Office of Disability Employment Policy.  For more details, go to https://www.fapac.org/careerfairs.

Date and Time:

Friday September 21, 2018, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM


United States Department of Transportation
1200 New Jersey Ave SE Washington DC 20590

Nearest metro station is Navy Yard (green line)

Have questions or need to request accommodations? Contact Katherine Toth at careerfairs@fapac.org.

Workshops sessions being presented:

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.

Pathways Programs – Federal Careers for Students and 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.

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!

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.

Workforce Recruitment Program (WRP)
The WRP is a recruitment and referral program that connects federal and private sector employers nationwide with highly motivated college students and recent graduates with disabilities who are eager to prove their abilities in the workplace through summer or permanent jobs.


Karen Rainey
FEW National President