FERC’s entry-level opportunities attract talented individuals from colleges and universities across the United States. FERC looks for candidates with a wide range of interests, ready to explore a variety of career opportunities.

The Recruitment team keeps resumes on file and refer them for relevant positions when they become available. Email your resume to work@ferc.gov. Please note, in order to be considered for a FERC vacancy, you must apply via USAJOBS.

The Recruitment team also relies on meeting potential applicants at recruiting events and from career placement offices at institutions of higher learning. The Recruiting Events schedule lists opportunities to meet FERC recruiters.

Site Visit Program

Each semester FERC hosts Site Visits for students interested in learning more about career opportunities and various roles and responsibilities of the Commission. Visits can be requested by student organizations or university career services staff. At this time, Site Visits are only available at our Headquarters located in Washington, DC.

Our Site Visit program typically lasts between one and two hours and includes discussion on:

  • Federal Hiring & USAJOBs 101
  • Spotlight on open FERC internships and jobs
  • Panel featuring employees in various program offices
  • Q&A with Human Resources Representatives and FERC employees
  • Informal networking session

To learn more about how to schedule a Site Visit, please contact Valita.Robinson@ferc.gov.  Read testimonials below about our Site Visit program.

“It was an extremely informative and well-rounded discussion that included different employees from around the organization, all at different points in their careers at FERC. This was especially helpful in understanding a typical day in the office and potential career paths. Every single student who attend FERC’s session was impressed. They left with a better understanding of FERC’s overall mission and a high level of excitement for potential opportunities.” –Bryce Craft, Director of Employer Relations, Monterey Institute of International Studies

“The visit to FERC provided an excellent framework of the organization, internship and job opportunities and also opened our student’s eyes to the complexity and impact of FERC’s work.  The panel offered valuable insights into not only what they do, but why this matters to their agency and their own commitment to public service.”–Denise Riebman, Director of Trachtenberg Career Development and Alumni Services, The George Washington University

Fall 2022 Recruiting Schedule

School/Sponsor Event Title Event Date
Carnegie Mellon STEM Career Fair Fall 2022 9/12/2022
North Carolina A&T University Fall 2022 Virtual Career Awareness Fair 9/15/2022
University of Pennsylvania Explore New Horizons Engineering Career Day 9/16/2022
Georgetown Annual Fall Career Fair 9/16/2022
Johns Hopkins University Future Fest 2022 Career Fair 9/20/2022
EOP Careers and the disABLED virtual career fairs 9/21/2022
HBCU Fair   9/22/2022
University of Maryland Virtual Career Fair, All Majors 9/23/2022
Towson University Fall Career Fair 9/23/2022
American University Fall 2022 Job and Internship Fair 9/28/2022
George Mason Fall 2022 Career Fair 9/29/2022
UChicago University of Chicago’s Fall 2022 Career & Internship Fair 9/29/2022
North Carolina State Connections Fall 2022: Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering 9/30/2022
Virginia Tech Fall Connection Job Fair (Virtual ) 10/4/2022
North Carolina State BTEC (Biomanufacturing, Biotechnology, Life Sciences) Fair 10/14/2022
Recruit Military Eastern Region Virtual Career Fair for Veterans 10/18/2022
Virginia State University 2022 Fall Graduate and Professional Career Fair 10/19/2022
University of Virginia Fall Job and Internship Fair: Non-Profit, Government, and Public Service 10/20/2022
Norfolk State University Fall 2022 Hybrid Career Expo 10/26/2022
University of Pennsylvania, GW, NYU, Deleware Combo Fair Virtual Government & Non-Profit Career Fair 11/18/2022
EOP Careers and the disABLED virtual career fairs 11/18/2022
Recruit Military National Virtual Career Fair for Veterans  11/22/2022

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This page was last updated on August 25, 2022