Virtual Career Fair

Ever considered a career in public service?

Join us at this free event to learn about opportunities for current students and recent graduates. Meet government recruiters from more than 40 agencies and learn about internship and entry-level positions for all majors!  (Pathways, Workforce Recruitment Program (WRP), and Direct Hire)

We would like to invite students, career coordinators, and administrators from Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) to attend the FAPAC 2020 VIRTUAL Student Career Fair. We look forward to welcoming everyone to this one-day ONLINE event! See PDF Flyer for more info

The event is FREE and open to ALL students regardless of age, race/color, national origin, religion, sex, genetic information, or disability.

FAPAC 2020 Virtual Student Federal Career Fair hosted by Montgomery College

WHEN: Friday, September 25, 2020, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Student/Recent Alumni Registration:

Job Seekers are encouraged to register EARLY for the fair!  (limited to 1,500 attendees)

You can enter the Job Fair website to learn about / begin interacting with employers even before the fair!

The registration deadline to attend the Career Fair is Wednesday, September 23, 2020 (at 5:00 pm EST)

Get Ready for the Career Fair with…

FAPAC 2020 Virtual Student Workshops conducted by OPM (Sept. 17 & 18)

Job Seekers are encouraged to register for ALL THREE Workshops, PLUS the Virtual Career Fair! Also – contact your school’s Student Employment / Career Services Office for Assistance and Advice!

Questions about the workshops?  Contact Katherine Toth at or

Registration Deadline for all workshops is Tuesday, September 15 at 5pm EST. A link to join the workshops will be sent to registrants the evening before each workshop.

 “Navigating USAJOBS”

Instructor-led virtual training that provides a step-by-step process that covers searching for Federal jobs, creating your account and profile, managing your account, reviewing Job Opportunity Announcements, submitting your applications, and following up on your application status

When: Thursday, September 17, 11am to 1pm EST  Register

“Writing a Federal Resume”

This virtual presentation offers strategies on developing and writing your Federal Résumé. By the end of this session, you will know the importance of your résumé in applying for Federal Jobs and why preparing a thorough résumé is the single best step you can take towards obtaining Federal Government employment; leave with tips and guidelines for improving your résumé; and learn how to use the USAJOBS Résumé Builder to create a new résumé.

When: Friday, September 18,  10am to 12pm EST Register

“Federal Interview Techniques”

Information during this session will include Federal interview preparation, coverage, delivery methods, types of questions, and how to respond, as well as other considerations.

When: Friday, September 18, 1pm to 2:30pm EST Register


Need to request accommodations for the Career Fair or Workshops?
Please indicate when registering that accommodation is required; additionally, please contact Katherine Toth at  before September 11, 2020, at 5pm EST.

 ** Please note the following information provided by Jobs Connected on the registration page:
“Note: If you are using the old version of Internet Explorer, you will not be able to see the checkbox. Please use the latest version of Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, or a different browser such as Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.”  Accessing the registration link via Gmail on your cellphone also works.