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Government/Law Sector


Official Federal Government site jobs, internships, and summer jobs.

Federal Jobs by College Major

Explore Federal Agencies
A-Z Index of U.S. Government Departments and Agencies

Student Jobs.gov
Student jobs with the Federal Government to gain experience and training opportunities.

A social media site that offers job listings, resume advice, mentorship programs and other resources for aspiring and current government workers

Roll Call
Capital Hill Jobs

Best Places to Work in the Federal Government
A ranking of federal government organizations that draws from the opinions of more than 100,000 federal employees who responded to a survey administered last year by the U.S. Office of Personnel Management.

Bureau of Labor Statistics
The principal fact-finding agency for the Federal Government in the broad field of labor economics and statistics. BLS typically needs economists, mathematical statisticians, and computer specialists.

Census Bureau
Serves as the leading source of quality data about the nation's people and economy.

Provides information on job listings for clandestine service, analytical positions, scientist and technology positions, language positions, and professional positions which include graphic designers, auditing, finance, security, and teaching.

Cultural Vistas
A non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, Cultural Vistas has used career exploration to facilitate connections between Americans and international visitors for more than 60 years.

Provides job and internship listings.

Federal Law Enforcement Training Center College Intern Program 

Homeland Security

Intelligence Community
Learn about careers with US intelligence offices.

Internal Revenue Service
Offers job listings in a variety of career fields including accounting, finance, and information technology.

The Electronic Embassy
Connecting foreign embassies and international resources found around the world. Currently includes a directory of all embassies in Washington, D.C.

Internships in Washington, DC
Academic internships in the nation's capital.

Making the Difference
Federal Internship Directory


National Federation of Paralegal Associations
Provides job listings nationwide and allows you to post your resume.

Partnership for Public Service
A non-profit, nonpartisan organization whose mission is to engage and recruit those interested in revitalizing federal government agencies and civil service. It is a national initiative designed to educate a new generation about the importance of a strong civil service, help re-establish links between federal agencies and campuses, and provide students with information about the unique and dynamic opportunities that federal jobs provide.

Public Interest Research Groups
An alliance of state-based, citizen-funded organizations that advocate for the public interest. Lists both employment and internship opportunities.

The Performance Institute
Private, non-partisan think tank seeking to improve government performance through the principles of performance, competition, accountability, and transparency. Based in Washington, D.C. and San Diego, the Institute serves as the nation's leading authority and repository on performance-based management practices for government.

US Agency for International Development
The United States has a long history of extending a helping hand to those people overseas struggling to make a better life, recover from a disaster or striving to live in a free and democratic country.

US Department of State
Offers information on a career as a Foreign Service Officer and registration for the Foreign Service Exam as well as job openings in other areas of the Department of State.

US Department of Agriculture
Provides information on its agencies as well as job and internship listings.

US Fish and Wildlife Service/Dept. of the Interior
Hires Biology, Environmental Science, Finance, Criminal Justice, etc... majors for positions including appraiser, biologist, park ranger, refuge law enforcement officer, wildlife biologist, etc.. For information on current jobs, go to www.usajobs.gov.

US Patent & Trademark
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has been serving the economic interests of America for more than 200 years. We are responsible for granting US intellectual property rights for patents and trademarks.

The White House Internship Program
Provides an opportunity for current students and recent graduates to experience everyday life at the White House while working with high-level officials on a variety of tasks and projects.



Commonwealth of Virginia Jobs
The recruitment website for the state jobs.

Governor's Fellow's Program
Offers graduating college seniors, outstanding and highly motivated individuals, the opportunity to experience firsthand the administration of state government in the Commonwealth.

Virginia Department of Corrections
Offers varied employment opportunities in almost every geographic area of the State including but not limited to security, probation and parole services, medical, food service, buildings and grounds, business and accounting, budget and finance, information systems.

Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services
The HR Office seeks to balance tradition with innovation while serving as planners, consultants and strategists to staff. This leadership supports agency programs and activities at the DCJS Central Office located in Richmond, the Division of Forensic Science (DFS) Central Laboratory located in BioTech II in Richmond, the Northern DFS Laboratory in Fairfax, the Eastern DFS laboratory in Norfolk, and the Western DFS Laboratory in Roanoke.

Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
At the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, our values of integrity, passion to excel, unity of purpose, collaborative learning and respect help us achieve our mission to inspire trust and confidence in the U.S. financial system.

Forensic Science (Department of), Commonwealth of Virginia
Nationally accredited forensic laboratory system serving all state and local law enforcement agencies, medical examiners, and Commonwealth's Attorneys in Virginia.

Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services

Virginia State Police
Provides job listings.

Virginia State Corporation Commission
Provides job and internship listings. Actively recruit college students with majors in accounting, finance, economics, information systems, computer science, math, and liberal arts and sciences.

Virginia Department of Social Services

State and Local Government on the Net
Contains web links to all 50 states. State Agencies and Departments list job openings on their State's web site.


Chesterfield County

City of Chesapeake

Fairfax County Police Department

Fairfax County Juvenile Detention Center

Henrico County Police Department

Portsmouth Police Department

Prince William County Police Department

Richmond City Police Department

Virginia Beach Police Department

The Washington Center
An independent nonprofit organization that provides internship programs and academic seminars to college students from across the country and around the world. Affiliated with more than 800 colleges and universities nationwide and work with 2,000-3,000 internships placements in Washington representing major professional fields in the private, public and nonprofit sector.


American Bar Association

National Federation of Paralegal Associations, Inc.