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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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    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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    Need More Training? Learn More About Federal Fellowships

    Need More Training? Learn More About Federal Fellowships
    Federal fellowships provide an individual the opportunity to serve in an ideal setting for advanced sub-specialty training. Individuals are given the opportunity to study and gain invaluable insight into a particular field of study. Fields of study include but are not limited to engineering, environmental management, Islamic studies, foreign service, domestic and international policy, psychology, and renewable energy. Fellowship programs range ...
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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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    ‘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 Geography Majors

    Geography majors study how space on the earth’s surface is placed and used. Students who concentrate on physical geography focus on the land itself, studying such topics as climate, soil, and water. Cultural, or human, geography explores the relationship between people and the land (source: collegeboard.com). Below is a list of federal jobs appropriate for geography majors. Cartographers Geographers _Return to ...
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    Career Profiles

    Career Profiles
    Government workers are essential to society. Federal, state and local bodies provide homeland defense, law enforcement, fire and rescue, as well as representing U.S. interests abroad. Their reach is even more integrated – from the daily newspaper to the coffee in your mug to your favorite sitcom – the government plays a role in ensuring its citizens’ safety, protection, and freedom. ...
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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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    Federal Jobs for Geophysics Majors

    Geophysics explores the physics behind the processes that formed the earth (and other planets). Seismology is the study of earthquakes and the movement of vibrations through the interior of the planet. Courses cover such topics as earthquake forecasting, thermodynamics (the physics of heat), and lab simulations of geological processes (source: collegeboard.com). Below is a list of federal jobs appropriate for geophysics ...
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    Federal Jobs for Health Majors

    This major offers students a general introduction to the health professions or direct training in specific fields of health care. Instruction covers the basic sciences, health research, and clinical procedures (source: collegeboard.com). Below is a list of federal jobs appropriate for health majors. Environmental Health Technicians Gen. Health Scientists Health Physicists Health System Administrator Health System Specialist Industrial Hygienists Public Health ...
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    Federal Jobs for History Majors

    History majors learn how to interpret objects and written documents from the past. They also read the works of published historians and evaluate their ideas (source: collegeboard.com). Below is a list of federal jobs appropriate for history majors. Archives Technicians Archivists Exhibits Specialists Historians Intelligence Specialists Museum Curators Administrative and Programs Specialists Management Analysts Program Analysts _Return to Find Federal Jobs ...
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    Federal Jobs for Home Economics Majors

    Students of home economics, or family and consumer sciences, learn about issues that affect individuals, families, and communities - especially issues that relate to the basic needs of food, shelter, clothing, and relationships (source: collegeboard.com). Below is a list of federal jobs appropriate for home economics majors. Consumer Safety Officers Food Technologists _Return to Find Federal Jobs for Your Major page._ ...
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    Federal Jobs for Horticulture Majors

    Horticultural science majors learn the science behind cultivating garden and ornamental plants, including fruits, vegetables, flowers, and landscape and nursery crops (source: collegeboard.com). Below is a list of federal jobs appropriate for horticulture majors. Agricultural Management Specialists General Biological Scientists Horticulturists Plant Protection and Quarantine Specialists Plant Physiologists _Return to Find Federal Jobs for Your Major page._
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    Federal Jobs for Hospital Administration Majors

    This major prepares students to work in management positions at hospitals, clinics, nursing homes and other health care facilities. Topics range from human resources to fund-raising, with a special focus on managing the physical work environment (source: collegeboard.com). Below is a list of federal jobs appropriate for hospital administration majors. Administrative Officers Health System Administrators Health System Specialists Hospital Housekeepers General ...
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    Federal Jobs for Human Resource Management Majors

    Human resource management majors learn how to handle employment issues such as staffing, training, pay, and health and safety in the workplace (source: collegeboard.com). Below is a list of federal jobs appropriate for human resource management majors. Apprenticeship and Training Representatives Employee Development Specialists Equal Employment Opportunity Specialists Military Personal Management Specialists Personnel Management Specialists Personnel Staffing Specialists Position Classification Specialists ...
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    Federal Jobs for Hydrology Majors

    Students in this major study water at and below the earth's surface from every possible angle. They explore its chemical and physical properties, the way it moves, and the way it interacts with the environment. Topics of instruction include thermodynamics, math modeling, the global water balance, and more (source: collegeboard.com). Below is a list of federal jobs appropriate for hydrology majors. ...
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    Safeguard Your Job With Online Training

    Safeguard Your Job With Online Training
    With recession fears growing every day, now is the time to gain the skills and credentials that will make you an irreplaceable member of your organization. Protect your career with Villanova University’s 100% online Master Certificate in Government Contract Management. Build the Skills to Make a Difference A strong government organization is competitive, efficient, globally focused and technologically up-to-date. Become invaluable ...
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    Federal Jobs for Industrial Management Majors

    Students in this major prepare to manage and coordinate the day-to-day movement of raw materials and other resources throughout a business or an organization. They study everything from purchasing and shipping to budgets, inventory control, and quality control (source: collegeboard.com). Below is a list of federal jobs appropriate for industrial management majors. Business and Industrial Specialists Equipment Specialists Industrial Hygienists Industrial ...
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    100% Online Government Contract Training

    100% Online Government Contract Training
    The private sector may be getting squeezed by the souring economy, but the federal government continues to dole out lucrative contracts to civilian organizations. Land the prized government contracts that will help your company thrive in these uncertain economic times with 100% online training from acclaimed Villanova University. Our Master Certificate in Government Contract Management program will teach you how to ...
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    Federal Jobs for Insurance Majors

    This major prepares students to provide insurance and risk management services to people, businesses, and other organizations (source: collegeboard.com). Below is a list of federal jobs appropriate for insurance majors. Crop Insurance Administrators Social Insurance Administration Social Insurance Claims Examiner Unemployment Insurance Specialists Administrative and Programs Specialists Program Analysts _Return to Find Federal Jobs for Your Major page._
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