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The federal government is rapidly hiring talent to build and govern AI to fulfill the priorities set forth by the Biden-Harris Administration.

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We are looking for talent to:

Leverage AI in Government

Assess, pilot, and launch use cases for federal agencies to responsibly leverage AI to improve government services and programs.

Build AI Regulatory Capacity

Ensure that the government develops and enforces policies around AI to protect rights, safety, and privacy.

Strengthen the AI R&D Ecosystem

Build and invest in infrastructure and oversee federal R&D to enable the next generation of cutting-edge AI systems in the U.S.

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For Professionals

AI roles on USAJOBS

USAJOBS includes temporary and permanent opportunities for federal employment across all federal agencies.

Department of Defense Chief Digital and Artificial Intelligence Office

The Department of Defense (DoD) Chief Digital and Artificial Intelligence Office (CDAO) is hiring mission-oriented AI technology experts to accelerate the DoD’s adoption of data, analytics, and AI from the boardroom to the battlefield. The CDAO leads the DoD’s data, analytics, and AI strategy, selectively scales AI-enabled solutions for enterprise and joint use cases, and surges AI/ML expertise for rapid response to crises and emergent challenges.

Department of Homeland Security AI Corps

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) AI Corps is recruiting AI technology experts to solve problems and modernize the delivery of services to the public across DHS. More Americans interact with DHS every day than any federal agency, and DHS is already using AI across missions such as fentanyl interdiction and assessing damage from disasters. The DHS AI Corps will further advance AI innovation, providing expertise in AI/ML, data science, data engineering, program management, product management, software engineering, cybersecurity, and safe, secure, and trustworthy use of these technologies.

United States Digital Service

The United States Digital Service is hiring senior-level, mission-driven technologists to work on teams transforming critical, public-facing government services through technology and design, and to rethink how the government builds and buys digital services.

Presidential Innovation Fellows

The Presidential Innovation Fellows program is hiring senior-level technology leaders in AI, with backgrounds in product, design, data science, engineering, and digital transformation, to embed within federal agencies as yearlong senior advisors to advise, prototype, and scale solutions using industry best practices.

Applications are currently closed, but re-open each year. Learn More.

xD | US Census Bureau

xD is hiring senior-level, mission-oriented technical leaders with backgrounds in emerging technologies to join the Emerging Technology Fellowship for up to a four-year term to advance the delivery of data-driven services through new and transformative technologies.

Applications are currently closed, but re-open each year. Learn More.

United States Digital Corps

The United States Digital Corps is hiring early-career data scientists and AI professionals, as well as software engineers, designers, product managers, and cybersecurity analysts, for a two-year fellowship that matches fellows with pressing technical projects in federal agencies. The fellowship concludes in a permanent federal job.

Applications are currently closed, but re-open each year. Learn More.

For Students

Science, Mathematics, and Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship-for-Service Program

The Department of Defense’s (DOD) SMART program is an educational and workforce development opportunity for STEM students, offering scholarships for undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral students pursuing a degree in one of 24 STEM disciplines, including several related to AI. SMART scholars receive full tuition, annual stipends, and guaranteed employment with the DOD after graduation.

Data Science and Informatics Scholars

The National Library of Medicine is seeking interns to apply their skills and perspectives to computational research projects in the biological sciences.

Explore AI Careers in the US

Explore Careers in AI

Use the Department of Labor’s CareerOneStop site to search for job openings across the country in AI- and STEM-related occupations, such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, data science, and more.

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