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Job Opportunities

Commerce-Wide Opportunities

Commerce Office of Human Resources Management
The Office of Human Resources Management (OHRM) implements Government-wide and Departmental policies, employee programs and activities in all aspects of human resources management and administration. 

Careers with the U.S. & Foreign Commercial Service
Are you interested in working abroad?  Are you interested in promoting U.S. business interests around the world?  The U.S. & Foreign Commercial Service promotes the export of U.S. goods and services and advocates for U.S. business around the world.

Presidential Classroom Scholars Program
Presidential Classroom provides the next generation of civic leaders with an extraordinary academic and leadership development experience in Washington, D.C. High School sophomores, juniors and seniors observe the federal government at work, witness the development of public policy and explore the roles of citizens, lawmakers, experts and businesses in the world’s most successful democracy.

Commerce Only Jobs
Search for DOC job vacancies using the Office of Personnel Management web site.

Hiring Initiatives for Americans with Disabilities
The Department of Commerce's Disability Program Office supports Executive Order 13548 and is committed to increasing the employment of disabled individuals throughout the Department.

Hiring Initiatives for Veterans
The Department of Commerce's Veteran Employment Program Office supports Executive Order 13518 and is committed to increasing the employment of veterans and disabled veterans throughout the Department.

Senior Executive Service (SES) and Senior Professional Vacancies
Search for SES and Senior Professional Vacancies using the Office of Personnel Management web site.


The mission of the Department of Commerce (DOC) Office of the Secretary Internship Program is to engage and empower developing leaders with a passion for public service. The program will expose students to opportunities in the Federal Government and the potential to find passion in a career in public service. Interns will gain unique experience though their placement in one of several DOC offices. Learn more and how to apply.

Bureau Opportunities

Additional NOAA Opportunities

NOAA Marine Operations
NOAA Marine Operations regularly has openings for civilian mariners aboard NOAA's research vessels.

Fisheries Cruise Volunteers
Information on applying to serve as a cruise volunteer with the Northeast Fisheries Science Center.

Career Opportunities with the NOAA Corps
The NOAA Corps is the commissioned officer corps of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). If you are interested in a career incorporating both science and service to the nation, you will find a unique opportunity within the smallest of the seven uniformed services.

Careers with the Office of Law Enforcement, NOAA Fisheries
Those interested in both enforcement and marine resources will find a unique opportunity to serve the public at NOAA's Office for Law Enforcement as an Enforcement Officer or Special Agent.

Teacher at Sea Program
Are you a teacher who is interested in oceanographic research? Does the idea of living aboard an ocean-going research vessel intrigue you? Would you like to work as a crew member on a one to three week scientific cruise? The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is looking for motivated teachers (K-16) with a desire to do scientific research at sea and share that experience with students and colleagues.