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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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    State and Local Government Jobs: Training and Advancement

    The educational level and experience needed by workers in State and local government varies by occupation. Voters elect most chief executives and legislators, so local support is very important. Taking part in volunteer work and helping to provide community services are good ways to establish vital community support. Those elected to chief executive and legislator positions come from a variety of ...
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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    How Uncle Sam is Reaching Out to Recent Grads

    How Uncle Sam is Reaching Out to Recent Grads
    On May 1, 2006, the US Office of Personnel Management (OPM), which oversees the federal government's civilian workforce, unveiled a series of four television advertisements that speak directly to college students and recent grads, ages 20 to 24. The idea: To tell students and recent graduates around the country that rewarding careers await them in the federal government. The federal government ...
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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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    When to Look for Government Internships

    When to Look for Government Internships
    The month of April is the time when we hopefully can let go of blustery winter weather as we celebrate spring's entrance. A lesser-known fact about April is that it's a prime time for college graduates to look into government internships. However, before considering this option, know that you'll need to meet some basic requirements. First, you should already have your ...
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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Projected Government Earnings Guide

    Projected Government Earnings Guide
    You've heard that your base salary is largely determined by your education level - but did you ever wonder exactly how much education matters? If you've got enough smarts, it shouldn't matter whether or not you have formal training - right? Wrong. At least, it might not be so simple. As job scarcity continues to drive more competition to each open ...
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    Federal Jobs for Pharmacy Majors

    Pharmacy students prepare to become pharmacists. They learn how to run pharmacies, prepare medications, and counsel patients. They take many science courses, including everything from math to biochemistry to anatomy (source: collegeboard.com). Below is a list of federal jobs appropriate for pharmacy majors. Consumer Safety Inspectors Consumer Safety Officers Pharmacists Pharmacologists _Return to Find Federal Jobs for Your Major page._ ...
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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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