The Recent Graduates Program targets individuals who have recently graduated from qualifying educational institutions.
Eligibility is limited to applicants who are within two years of degree or certificate completion. Veterans who are unable to apply within two years of receiving their degree due to military service obligations can apply up to six years after completing their degree.
Successful applicants are placed in a dynamic one-year career development program.
After successful completion of program requirements, participants may be non-competitively converted to a permanent position or a term-appointment lasting one to four years.