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Career Exploration: Careers in Government

Use the resources in this guide to explore career options.

Bureau of Labor Statistics: Occupational Outlook Handbook

GS Pay Grades & Locality Pay

Military Pay Grades

United Nations Pay Schedule by Locality

federal information, based on census reports and other data

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Government Career Listings

Civil Service Jobs in Louisiana

Peace Corps & Vista

The Peace Corps & Vista are non-paid positions that provide a rich educational experience helping others. The Peace Corps provides international service opportunities for U.S. citizens who wish to work within a community abroad. Established by John F. Kennedy in 1961, the mission of the Peace Corps is to provide skilled assistance to communities abroad, while helping the people served to understand American culture, and in turn, helping Americans to better understand the cultures of other countries.