Registration and Account Setup

We encourage attendees to:

  • Set up an account on the website and create job notifications so you are aware of the most recent career opportunities available.
  • Set up saved searches for careers of interest to you.
  • We encourage you to register for the main webinar and sign up for any of the breakout sessions that interest you.

If you have trouble accessing this page or submitting your registration, please email Bill Hoffman at


Representatives from USDA’s ERS and NIFA agencies will be conducting various information sessions throughout the week of April 27th regarding the following topics:

  • Various types of career opportunities available at ERS and NIFA
  • Benefits of working for the federal government
  • Special programs available for college students and/or recent grads
  • How to apply for a Senior Executive Service position
  • How to navigate the Federal job application process on
  • Information about specific positions that are available at NIFA and ERS now or will soon be available

Register for the Main Webinar on April 28th from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm CDT

The main session will provide: information on what ERS and NIFA do and the types of jobs available, and a session with Human Resources to discuss the types of jobs, how to apply in USAJobs (set up a profile, a search, etc.).

Webinar Session Registration

Step 1: Personal Information

Step 2: Choose Your Interest Categories

Career Categories of Interest (click all that apply)

Step 3: Register for the Main Webinar

Webinar Sessions Available
During this session, participants will hear an overview of ERS and NIFA from agency leadership and learn tips on how to get their first federal job from the USDA Human Resources Division

Step 4: Choose your Virtual Breakout Sessions (Click All That Apply)