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Frequently Asked Questions about the Application Process

Application Process FAQs

What types of jobs does NARA offer?Learn more.

If I am not a citizen of the United States, am I still permitted to apply for jobs at the National Archives?Learn more.

I do not work at the National Archives, but am very interested in a job that is open to “NARA Employees Only”. Can I still apply and be considered?Learn more.

Can I apply for National Archives vacancies online?Learn more.

What documents must I submit in order for my application to be considered complete?Learn more.

Am I required to complete the Applicant Background Survey form? If I opt not to complete it, does it impact my ability to be considered for a position at NARA?Learn more.

After I’ve applied, how will I know if my application has been received?Learn more.

What is it like to work at NARA?Learn more.

I have a great idea for improving NARA’s career pages, who should I contact?Learn more.