Careers in Acquisition

This page includes resources for job-seekers looking to pursue or grow their careers in Federal government acquisition.

1102 Career Path Map

The Leadership Excellence in Acquisition Program (LEAP), Partnership for Public Service is pleased to announce the launch of an 1102 Career Path Map.

This interactive GPS map will help guide you through your career path journey, starting at GS 7-9 entry level, and spanning through the GS 12-13 level. Along this journey, you will be directed to points of interest associated with each level. Specific areas of interest include:

  • Education and Certification
  • Experience and Related Assignments
  • Traits and Skills

Accompanying the map is a podcast series that will help guide and shape your journey. (Stay tuned for associated podcasts for levels 2 and 3.)  For on-the-go listening to the podcast, try using fai.gov on your mobile phone!

Jobs in Acquisition

Whether you are looking to learn more about what it takes to start the a career in Federal government or you are searching for specific acquisition-related opportunities, this page will help you get started.

Internships in Acquisition

FAI maintains a listing of current government-wide and agency-specific acquisition-related internship opportunities for current students and recent graduates. Visit this page to learn more about joining the Federal civilian acquisition workforce!