Some call it the Ft. Knox for stamps. The Stamp Fulfillment Center is located in a cave in Missouri and houses millions of dollars in stamps. Manager Khalid Hussain explains why he thinks he\'s got one pretty cool federal job in this installment of our Cool Jobs in Government series.
When you think of fine arts and the federal government, you probably think of the National Gallery, not the General Services Administration.
As a deputy legal adviser, Robert Harris supervises offices providing advice on an array of issues ranging from human rights and refugees, treaties, law enforcement and intelligence, and regional issues involving the Western Hemisphere and Asia.
Sgt. Mark Todd tells the DorobekInsider that he was \"just doing his job\".
Dr. Susan Solomon is with NOAA and works on global warming issues.
GAO\'s Greg Kutz led a wide ranging investigation that prompted congressional and federal action to protect vulnerable children in residential programs and schools from neglect and physical abuse by their teachers and caregivers. We talk with the Sammie nominee about his work.
Find out about all of the different and interesting federal jobs highlighted during our special report. Plus, tell us about your cool or unusual federal job.
Most of us take for granted that medicines are usually dispensed in pills or capsules by the milligram and that a sack of flour or sugar is usually dispensed by the pound. But who determines officially just what a milligram or a pound actually is? As part of our \"Cool Jobs in Government\" series, Federal News Radio\'s Max Cacas takes us to the National Institute of Standards and Technology in Gaithersburg, Maryland.
As Postmaster in Hot Springs, N.C. along the Appalachian Trail, Rosemary Allen meets hikers from all over the world. She describes her work and the unique relationships it allows her to create in today\'s installation of Cool Jobs in Government.
As a magnitude 3.6 quake struck the D.C. area just a few minutes past 5 a.m. this morning, the USGS stood ready within moments with answers. Geophysicist Jessica Sigala said it\'s all part of her really cool job in government.
Dr. Richard Fischer watches solar weather like a meteorologist watches hurricanes. He says that improvements in technology are actually increasing our vulnerability to solar events.
Federal News Radio continues to highlight unorthodox ways that some feds spend their days with a visit to the National Institute of Standards and Technology.
As Animal Keeper for Great Cats and Bears at the National Zoo, Kristen Clark has some \'wild\' days. But she says caring for the animals takes a combination of scientific inquiry and respect. She also reveals that her lion pride might see some new members come this fall.
Dr. Doug Meckes says his job is more than barns and chicken coops. As director of DHS\'s Food, Agriculture, and Veterinary Defense Division, he helps secure the nation by protecting our food supply. And he says the role of federal vets is only growing.