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FAQs for Job-Seekers

Positions in Policy Job Seeker FAQ Questions

Questions & Answers

Q: Do I have to be an APPAM member to participate?

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No, as long as you are registered for the in-person 2021 APPAM Fall Research Conference you are welcome to participate. Unfortunately, we will not have a virtual component for Positions in Policy this year.

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Q: Do I have to attend the 2021 APPAM Fall Research Conference to participate?

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Yes, you must be registered for the in-person conference to participate in this program.

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Q: Does it cost anything to participate, aside from the registration fee?

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No, there is no additional cost to participate.

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Q: What is needed to participate?

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Within one week of registering for the conference, APPAM staff will reach out to  have you complete a brief questionnaire about your experience and position preferences.  We'll also ask that you upload your resume to APPAM's job board - Career Connections so participating employers can view it as they post positions.

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Q: Do I have to be an upcoming or recent graduate to participate?

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No, we encourage students and professionals at all levels to participate!

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Q: Where can I find the list of open positions?

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The list of positions being interviewed for as part of the Positions in Policy program is available on our Career Connections page.  Please use the keyword search to look for "PIP Posting" so see positions that will be interviewed for at the conference.

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Q: Is there a deadline for participation?

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Yes, to participate you must be registered for the Fall Research Conference by September 30, 2021 

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Q: How will I be connected with the hiring organizations?

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Your contact information, CV/resume, and responses to our Job Seeker Questionnaire will be provided to the hiring organizations.  They will reach out directly to coordinate their interview process.

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Q: Will we know what employers are participating?

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Yes, we'll share the names of all participating organizations with candidates in mid-September.

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