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Educational Resources for Aspiring Government Professionals

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    Get Uncle Sam to Pay Your Student Loans

    Get Uncle Sam to Pay Your Student Loans
    Whether or not you work for the government, Uncle Sam can help pay for those pesky student loans. GovCentral researched three federal programs that will reduce your student loan payments or even make the payments for you. We’ve also found which careers can give you the best chance to qualify for them. Read on to find out how to get Uncle ...
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    Federal Jobs for Criminal Justice / Law Enforcement Majors

    Students in criminal justice explore every aspect of crime, the law, and the justice system. Law enforcement administration majors learn how to manage and direct police departments, sheriff’s departments, and other law enforcement agencies and institutions (source: collegeboard.com). Below is a list of federal jobs appropriate for criminal justice / law enforcement majors. [widget:various_federal_jobs_guides] Border Patrol Agents Criminal Investigators Game Law ...
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    HISTORY Offers Opportunities for Teacher & Student Innovations—Register Now

    HISTORY has developed an extensive education outreach program connected to America The Story of Us, including curriculum guides, contests, and a live webcast. We are pleased to be working with the President’s Committee for the Arts and the Humanities and the Institute of Museum and Library Services on library and student contests. A contest for teachers to submit innovative lesson plans ...
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    Improve Your Contract Management Skills!

    Improve Your Contract Management Skills!
    As a contract manager in the private or government sector, you know how vital your role is in maintaining a successful organization. Keeping your skills sharp is equally critical for boosting your earning potential, which can increase by 16%* with contract management certification. Get Certified The National Contract Management Association (NCMA) offers three certifications depending on your management role: Certified ...
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    Take Command of Your Future 100% Online!

    Take Command of Your Future 100% Online!
    No matter where you’re stationed, Villanova University salutes your service and strives to help prepare you for future success. Promote your advancement by earning your Master Certificate in Six Sigma or take courses in Six Sigma Green Belt, Lean Six Sigma and/or Lean Six Sigma Black Belt – 100% online. With any of these exceptional programs, you’ll be able to immediately ...
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    Removing Barriers to College

    Removing Barriers to College
    This weekend I read a fascinating new paper about the impact of providing a simplified approach to financial aid for prospective college students. Read the report: "The Role of Simplification..." by the National Bureau of Economic Research The results are startling: high school seniors who were provided a modest amount of help in filling out the forms were almost 30 percent ...
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    Community College for Career Changers

    Community College for Career Changers
    President Barack Obama has proposed a 10-year, multibillion-dollar initiative to beef up community college programs across the nation, with a primary objective of retraining Americans for the volatile workplace of the 21st century. For tens of millions of underemployed, unemployed or insecure workers, this boost can’t come soon enough. But federal backing should eventually provide millions of career changers and new ...
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    Improve Your Contract Management Skills!

    Improve Your Contract Management Skills!
    As a contract manager in the private or government sector, you know how vital your role is in maintaining a successful organization. Keeping your skills sharp is equally critical for boosting your earning potential, which can increase by 16%* with contract management certification. Get Certified The National Contract Management Association (NCMA) offers three certifications depending on your management role: Certified Commercial ...
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    Secretary Duncan Announces Grant Competition to Retrain Displaced Workers, Help Rebuild America's Economy

    Secretary Duncan Announces Grant Competition to Retrain Displaced Workers, Help Rebuild America's Economy
    Milwaukee — U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan visited the Milwaukee Area Technical College today to announce a $7 million special competitive grant to establish innovative and sustainable community college programs that prepare displaced workers for second careers. This first-of-its-kind grant program will be used to develop national models that can be replicated across the country, especially in communities where autoworkers ...
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    Florida Tech University Online – Undergrad Degree Programs 100% Online

    Success is Just a Degree Away Florida Tech’s nationally recognized "associate’s and bachelor’s degree programs":http://clk.atdmt.com/BED/go/142427748/direct/01/ ensure your success by opening new doors — now and throughout your professional career. [photo:95887] Undergraduate Degrees • AA Liberal Arts • AA Business Administration • AA Accounting • AA Marketing • AA Healthcare Management • AA Criminal Justice • AS Computer Information Systems • BA ...
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    A Contract for Success

    A Contract for Success
    Contract management plays a vital role in today’s government and business organizations. It’s a critical discipline utilized by buyers and sellers who manage customer and supplier relationships, control risk and cost, and contribute to organizational profitability and success. By earning your Master Certificate in Government Contract Management or Commercial Contract Management 100% online from acclaimed Villanova University you can acquire the ...
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    Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources

    Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources
    Human resource management covers a wide variety of tasks and functions within an organization, including: recruiting and hiring, employee compensation and benefits, corporate policy, employee assistance, and training. Within the field of human resource management there is an endless list of possible jobs. Some of these include: recruiters, EEO officers, employer relations specialist, benefits managers, training and development managers, and labor ...
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    Bachelor of Science in Health Administration

    Bachelor of Science in Health Administration
    A Bachelor of Science in Health Administration provides a balance of health sciences knowledge with business administration skills. The degree is awarded by a college or university after completion of a minimum number of academic units, with a specific number of units in the Health Administration major. A BS in Health Administration is often the minimum requirement for most medical and ...
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    Well-Paying, Dynamic Federal Internships and Special Recruitment Programs for Young Professionals

    Well-Paying, Dynamic Federal Internships and Special Recruitment Programs for Young Professionals
    One of the best kept secrets in government is that federal employers sponsor hundreds of well-paying, dynamic internship programs for students and young professionals. That’s right, even if you’re just starting your career, you don’t have to slave for free. Federal internships are based all over the U.S. and available in virtually every field. The timing and duration of federal internships ...
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    ‘Free Government Grants’: Don’t Take Them For Grant-ed

    ‘Free Government Grants’: Don’t Take Them For Grant-ed
    “Because you pay your income taxes on time, you have been awarded a free $12,500 government grant! To get your grant, simply give us your checking account information, and we will direct-deposit the grant into your bank account!” Sometimes, it’s an ad that claims you will qualify to receive a “free grant” to pay for education costs, home repairs, home business ...
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    25K in Scholarships for Military Dependents

    25K in Scholarships for Military Dependents
    The fourth annual Homefront America, American Patriot Freedom Scholarship program is now accepting applications from qualified military dependent children. Applications must be postmarked by Friday, April 24, 2009. For program application, eligibility requirements and guidelines, please visit the organization's scholarship website, or its main website. The American Patriot Freedom Scholarship Program was established in 2006 to offer appreciation to those families, ...
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    Fiscal Crisis Threatens GI Bill Program

    Fiscal Crisis Threatens GI Bill Program
    The worldwide financial crisis has hit private colleges hard enough that relatively few are likely to participate in the Post-9/11 GI Bill's "Yellow Ribbon" initiative when it begins this fall, says Keith M. Wilson, director of education service for the Veterans Benefits Administration. Under the Yellow Ribbon program, private colleges and universities can enter into agreements with the Department of Veterans ...
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    26 Federal Agencies Offering Grants

    26 Federal Agencies Offering Grants
    The Department of Health and Human Services is the Grants.gov program’s managing partner, and allows access to the 26 federal grant-making agencies available through this convenient E-Government initiative. Below are the links to those agency websites. If you would like to learn more about grants specific to these agencies, please click on the title of the agency below: [widget:353] Corporation for ...
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    A Contract for Success

    A Contract for Success
    Contract management plays a vital role in today’s government and business organizations. It’s a critical discipline utilized by buyers and sellers who manage customer and supplier relationships, control risk and cost, and contribute to organizational profitability and success. By earning your Master Certificate in Government Contract Management or Commercial Contract Management 100% online from acclaimed Villanova University you can acquire the ...
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    Inspector

    Job Description Inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, and weighers ensure that your food will not make you sick, that your car will run properly, and that your pants will not split the first time you wear them. These workers monitor or audit quality standards for virtually all manufactured products, including foods, textiles, clothing, glassware, motor vehicles, electronic components, computers, and structural steel. ...
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