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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Federal Job Search Tips for Recent Grads

    Federal Job Search Tips for Recent Grads
    Government jobs offer you plenty of room to grow, so keep trying. There are usually about 15,000 jobs listed on USAJOBS every day. Listings can also be found on Avue Central. As for why you haven't succeeded so far in your search for a federal job, I'd look at two things: One, you may not be searching in the right places ...
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    Department of Education Internship

    Department of Education Internship
    The Department has internships available for interested students throughout the school year. Internships provide students with an experience in government through real work responsibilities. An application to participate in the Department's program and additional information is found below. NOTE TO ALL PROSPECTIVE INTERNS from Ann Nawaz, Office of the Deputy Secretary Subject: Application Process The U.S. Department of Education always has ...
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    Master of Business Administration (MBA)

    Master of Business Administration (MBA)
    The Master of Business Administration degree might not be an obvious choice for those considering government careers - yet MBA graduates are currently in very strong demand at some of the major government agencies, including the Department of Labor, US Postal Service, and NASA. A master's degree in business administration will help you to grasp the complex relationship between the public ...
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    Secret Service Internships

    Secret Service Internships
    Student Volunteer Service (Internships) Working at Headquarters in Washington, D.C., or in various field offices located throughout the United States can prepare students for a career with the United States Secret Service. The Student Intern Program provides unpaid academic-related work assignments that allow students to explore career options in addition to developing personal and professional skills. Students are expected to work ...
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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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    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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    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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    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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    US Government Seeking College Students, Degree Holders

    US Government Seeking College Students, Degree Holders
    The US Office of Personnel Management (OPM), which oversees the federal government's civilian workforce, recently created an ad campaign spanning four television networks to directly speak to college students and recent graduates ages 18 - 40. The idea: To tell students and recent graduates around the country that rewarding careers await them in the federal government. The federal government says it ...
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    Department of Labor Internship

    Department of Labor Internship
    From the DOL's Website: "Welcome to the U.S. Department of Labor's Internship Program Web site. Secretary Elaine L. Chao and the Department of Labor (DOL) have welcomed students across the nation, to participate in the Student Internship Program. The Student Internship Program provides students with the opportunity to learn about how federal government agencies operate and to interact with the leaders ...
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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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    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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    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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    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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