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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 Theology Majors

    Theology majors study a particular religion or religious community. Classes focus on the religion's beliefs, teachings, history, practices, ethics, and present-day situation (source: collegeboard.com). Below is a list of federal jobs appropriate for theology majors. Chaplains Social Workers Program Analysts _Return to Find Federal Jobs for Your Major page._
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    Find Federal Jobs For Your Major

    Find Federal Jobs For Your Major
    To help you choose the right career field, we have prepared the following articles that group federal jobs by appropriate academic majors. As you study the table, please keep these facts in mind: 1. The jobs listed under each major are usually examples, not an all-inclusive list. 2. Many jobs do not require a college degree; job-related experience is just as ...
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    Department of Justice Internship Programs

    Department of Justice Internship Programs
    There are two internship programs available to Law Students in the Department of Justice: - The Summer Law Intern Program and - The Volunteer Legal Recruitment The Summer Law Intern Program (SLIP) is the Department's competitive recruitment program for compensated summer internships. Selection for employment is based on many elements of a candidate's background including academic achievement, law review or moot ...
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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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    Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice

    Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice
    Criminal Justice programs combine a broad variety of topics and disciplines related to law enforcement, the courts, and America’s governmental and criminal justice systems. As an academic discipline, studies in criminal justice focus on the role and origin of criminality, social policy, and the law. A Bachelor's degree in criminal justice provides the fundamental basis for those who wish to pursue ...
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    5 Steps to Getting a Government Internship

    5 Steps to Getting a Government Internship
    Launching a career in government work can be a difficult thing, for many reasons. Many applicants are never contacted for a follow-up. It's difficult to contact federal agencies, often due to security concerns. There are so many career choices that it can be difficult to choose. In my opinion, government internships are the cure to all of these paralyzing thoughts, and ...
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    District of Columbia Department of Human Resources Internships

    District of Columbia Department of Human Resources Internships
    The District government does not have a central internship program, but several agencies offer programs that may interest you: * Arts and Humanities, DC Commission on (DCCAH) * Cable Television and Telecommunications, Office of (OCTT) * Criminal Justice Coordinating Council (CJCC) * Employment Services, Department of (DOES) * Metropolitan Police Department (MPDC) * District Department of Transportation (DDOT) * Police Complaints, ...
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    Congressional Research Service Internship

    Congressional Research Service Internship
    VOLUNTEER INTERNSHIP PROGRAM CRS accepts a limited number of volunteer interns each year. Although most interns are graduate students, exceptional undergraduate students are also welcome to apply. Volunteer interns assist professional CRS staff in performing research and reference in response to public policy-related issues and questions. Through this work, volunteers have an opportunity to participate in the legislative process and to ...
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    Top Ten Federal Internships

    Top Ten Federal Internships
    Internships provide an individual with a monitored or supervised work or service experience where the individual has intentional learning goals and reflects actively on what he or she is learning throughout the experience. These learning goals can include: academic learning, career development, skill development, and personal development. Federal internship programs are available to students across a wide variety of disciplines and ...
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    Federal Jobs for Geology Majors

    The physical sciences explore the concepts and processes of the nonliving physical world, as opposed to the life sciences. Students of the major study any combination of its subjects: astronomy, chemistry, geology and geophysics, physics, math, statistics, and meteorology (source: collegeboard.com). Below is a list of federal jobs appropriate for geology majors. Geodesists Geologists Hydrologists Oceanographers Gen. Physical Scientists _Return to ...
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    Why MBA Graduates Should Consider Government Work

    Why MBA Graduates Should Consider Government Work
    If you're like most people who pursue a master of business administration (MBA) degree, your overriding motivation is almost certainly not a future career with the federal government. Indeed, according to a March 2006 study by the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), just 1.4 percent of the more than 6,100 MBA students surveyed said they planned to pursue government jobs after ...
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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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    Bachelor's Degree in Public Administration

    Bachelor's Degree in Public Administration
    Public administration degrees are specifically designed for those who are seeking careers in government policy and administration; therefore, this degree has a more exact focus than a Criminal Justice degree or an MBA. The curriculum includes leadership and management skills, strategic planning, media relations, and disaster response. One can expect to come away from a program in public administration with a ...
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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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    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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