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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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    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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    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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    Homeland Security Degrees

    Homeland Security Degrees
    Homeland Security degree programs represent a new directive in academia which responds to the specialized defense needs of the United States (generally understood as triggered by 9/11). Since the creation of the Department of Homeland Security, the federal government has been investing heavily in the development of Homeland Security curriculum among community colleges, four-year institutions, and postgraduate schools across America. Homeland ...
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    The Ultimate Government Internship Index

    The Ultimate Government Internship Index
    Looking to work in the government but don't know where to start? Getting an internship is the perfect way to get your foot in the door. There are a wide spectrum of departments, with various roles and responsibilities in each. Some are unpaid or volunteer while others are include a stipend or salary (the listings in bold below are paid.) What ...
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    Uncle Sam Wants MBA Grads

    Uncle Sam Wants MBA Grads
    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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    ‘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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    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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    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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    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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    Looking for Student Employment?

    Many high school and college students are able to gain experience and lucrative connections through temporary employment positions while they are in school. While these positions are often administrative, they provide young people with a gateway into the federal workforce while they continue their educational endevours. What is the Student Educational Employment Program? The Student Educational Employment Program has two components; ...
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    Want to Work Abroad? Join the Foreign Service

    Want to Work Abroad? Join the Foreign Service
    Does the idea of working abroad in a US embassy appeal to you? You might be a political officer, analyzing current affairs and reporting relevant happenings back to the US. You could analyze commercial and trade policy and help to ease market restrictions for US goods abroad. Or you could be a human resources or financial officer in Namibia, Panama or ...
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    Write for GovCentral!

    Welcome to the GovCentral. website, a career-focused social network for the civilian government community. Here you can link up with other members from the US government community who have excelled in varied professions, are looking for great job opportunities, and want to discuss the issues that matter most to federal workers. I am Kyle Stone, the editor of GovCentral. and I ...
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    Financial Aid for Military Service

    Financial Aid for Military Service
    The Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and Coast Guard can offer a lot of assistance for students heading to college. Whether you're a veteran, a child or spouse of a veteran, or a student planning a career in the military, there are programs that can help fund your college career. Funding for Veterans and Veterans' Dependents To repay service in ...
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    Sign Up for GovCentral's Weekly Newsletter

    Sign Up for GovCentral's Weekly Newsletter
    Wanna hear from us? Every week, GovCentral sends out a recap of the best and most popular content from our site. It also showcases new and under-the-radar features you might have never know were there! Want in on the action? Follow these steps to be sure you know what's up from the top government community on the web... To receive the ...
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    Federal Student Internship Programs

    Federal Student Internship Programs
    Student Internship Programs With the Federal Government The Federal Government is interested in finding people from diverse backgrounds who have the skills needed to meet its future employment needs. While some Federal agencies have developed agency-specific programs, this internship listing is limited to special programs that can be used for hiring in all Federal agencies. Hispanic Association of Colleges and ...
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    DHS Announces $3 Billion in Preparedness Grants

    DHS Announces $3 Billion in Preparedness Grants
    The Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency today released Fiscal Year (FY) 2009 Application Guidance for 14 federal grant programs, totaling more than $3 billion available in federal funding to assist state and local governments in strengthening community preparedness. More than $27 billion has been provided since 2002 to strengthen our nation’s ability to prevent, protect, respond 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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    Federal Jobs for Arts Majors (Fine and Applied)

    General arts majors study art history and try their hands at a variety of visual arts, such as photography and painting (collegboard.com). Below is a list of federal jobs that are appropriate for arts majors. Arts Specialists Audio-Visual Production Specialists Recreation and Creative Arts Therapists Exhibits Specialists General Arts and Information Specialists Illustrators Photographers Visual Information Specialists _Return to Find Federal ...
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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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