HHS Careers

Come to work at HHS and be Part of Something Bigger

The Mission of HHS

The mission of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is to enhance the health and well-being of all Americans, by providing for effective health and human services and by fostering sound, sustained advances in the sciences underlying medicine, public health, and social services.

To learn more about HHS and fulfilling the mission, visit About HHS.

Upcoming Career Events


Feb 20, 2024

Spring 2024 Career Fair at Virginia Tech University

February 20 (10am–4pm ET)
Virtual (Handshake)

Meet with HHS staff to learn about agency opportunities!


Feb 21-22, 2024

STEM Spring Career Fair at George Mason University

February 21 and 22 (11am–4pm ET each day)
Fairfax, VA

Learn about science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) opportunities at HHS!


Feb 23, 2024

45th Student Minority Health Conference at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

February 23 (9am–4:30pm ET)
Virtual and in-person, Chapel Hill, NC

Meet with HHS staff to learn about agency opportunities!


Feb 27-28, 2024

2024 Spring Career Fair at James Madison University

February 27 and 28 (11am–3pm ET each day)
Harrisonburg, VA

Learn about opportunities at HHS!


Mar 1, 2024

CalPoly Pomona 2024 Career Fair

March 1 (10:30am–2pm PT)
Pomona, CA

Meet with HHS staff to learn about agency opportunities!


Mar 6, 2024

2024 Spring Public Health Career and Internship Fair at Tulane University

March 6 (4pm–6pm CT)
Virtual (Handshake)

Learn about opportunities at HHS!


Mar 20, 2024

HHS Webinar: Exploring Careers at HHS

March 20 (3pm-4:30pm ET)
Virtual (Zoom)

Job seekers — learn about the career opportunities HHS has to offer and discover ways to help you find your next career with us!


Apr 10, 2024

Carroll College Career and Graduate School Fair

April 10 (9:30am–2:30pm CT)
In-Person at Carroll College’s Lower Campus Center

Current Carroll College students, alumni, and community members are welcome to join to learn about opportunities at HHS!


May 29, 2024

Western Oregon University 2024 Spring Term Federal Agencies ProChat

May 29 (6pm–8pm ET)
Monmouth, OR

West Oregon University students – meet with HHS staff to learn about agency opportunities!

What agency do you want to work for?

HHS is composed of a central office in Washington, DC, and 11 supporting agencies. HHS employs more than 80,000 federal employees across the United States and around the world. There are 10 regional offices ensuring HHS maintains close contact with state, local, and tribal partners and addresses the needs of communities and individuals served through HHS programs and policies.
The agencies and offices cover specific areas in the field but there is also a lot of overlap. Knowing the mission and programs for each division can help you narrow down your job choices. HHS.gov provides a complete list of all of the agencies and offices.

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