Stephen F. Austin State University

Jobs & Career

Professional Information

Check out these websites to find out more about professional Public Administration organizations and publications.

ASPA

http://www.aspanet.org/

Gov Loop

http://www.govloop.com/

Job Hunting Tips

Start job hunting before you are finished with school. It will give you an idea of what types of jobs are available, who is hiring, and what certain jobs pay. It could also help you figure out what exactly you would like to do before it becomes time to make critical career decisions.

Check out SFASU's Student Career Timeline http://issuu.com/sfacareers/docs/career_timeline_-_student

Network, Network, Network! Everyone has heard the old adage it's not what you know, but who you know, and boy is it true when it comes to finding a job in public administration. Create accounts for some of these networking and social media sites and start getting connected to possible employers.

Gov Loop http://www.govloop.com/

Linkedin http://www.linkedin.com/

Facebook https://www.facebook.com

BeKnown http://www.beknown.com/landing

BranchOut http://branchout.com/

Twitter https://twitter.com/

Keeping your posts and conversations professional will show potential employers that you are serious about advancing within public administration.

Having a general resume ready before you start your job search will lighten your application load as you will only have to make minor tweeks specific to each job. Keep your resume neat, simple, and free from grammatical errors.

SFASU's Resume and Cover Letter Help https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dEFrcnBQTlkxRGRBTEduRWhKdHNBTmc6MA#gid=0

Current Job Postings

The City of Nacogdoches

http://www.ci.nacogdoches.tx.us/departments/hr.php

The City of Lufkin

http://www.ci.lufkin.tx.us/hr/jobs.htm

Gov Loop

http://www.jobs.govloop.com/

Public Service Careers

http://www.publicservicecareers.org/

USA Jobs

https://www.usajobs.gov/

ICMA

http://icma.org/en/icma/career_network/home

SFASU's Jobs 4 Jacks

https://www.myinterfase.com/sfasu/Account/LogOn?ReturnUrl=%2fsfasu%2fstudent%2f