How to Apply Guidelines
How do I submit a resume?
Each job posting has a button, on the right hand side or bottom of the page, labeled Apply Here. This will link you to our online application form, which includes a space for your resume.
You will be contacted directly if your skills and qualifications match the requirements of the position for which you’ve applied. If you wish to apply for multiple positions, you must apply to each position individually. Resumes will only be considered that are submitted in response to specific open position(s). Unsolicited resumes for nonspecific positions will not be accepted, but we invite you to create a Job Alert to keep abreast of future opportunities. To create a Job Alert click on the Job Alert link listed on the USA vacancy page.
You also have an option to sign up as a Registered User. This will allow you to maintain personal contact information, as well as, view a history of jobs to which you’ve applied.
If I do not have a resume, may I fill out an application?
When completing an application, a resume is required. You will not be able to submit an application without one. In order to determine if there is a good match against a position, it is important we can review your skills, educational credentials, and work experience.
May I send my resume by fax or mail?
In an effort to expedite the resume processing time and demonstrate exceptional customer service, we have opted to eliminate the acceptance of paper resumes, therefore only electronic resumes and applications are accepted.
Resume and applications received via our online application form reach our database almost instantaneously.
Why am I prompted to fill out additional information when I apply for some jobs but not for others?
If there are additional requirements for a specific position or additional information is needed from you, screening questions may be included in the application process. These questions help to provide additional information regarding your skills and qualifications, to help determine if there is a good match for the position for which you are applying.
May I submit a cover letter with my resume?
All resumes are received in a central database and sorted by the position for which you’ve applied. It is not required that you submit a cover letter, however, you may do so if you wish.
How do I know if you have received my resume via online application form?
Once you have submitted your resume, a pop-up window will appear with a message thanking you for your submission. This message is your confirmation that your resume has been received.
If a problem occurs during the transmission of your resume, a pop-up window will appear with an error message and the reason for the problem. You will be asked to resubmit your resume at that time.
If I submitted my resume through the online application form, may I also mail it just to make sure you receive it?
If you received the confirmation pop-up window thanking you for your resume submission, you can be sure your resume was received.
Why did I receive an error message when I tried to submit my resume?
Your computer system may not be compatible with our online application system. Here are the system requirements:
- Internet Explorer
If you are not running on one of these supported platforms or browsers, you will need to upgrade your browser then revisit our site to apply online.
Will I be notified if the job has been filled or if I make it to the next step in the application process?
If your skills and qualifications match the needs of the position, a Human Resources representative will contact you directly. If you have any specific questions regarding the position, you’re always more than welcome to contact Human Resources.
How long are job postings generally on the Web site? Are they posted for a specific amount of time or until the job is filled?
A position remains on our Web site until it is filled or closed.