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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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    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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    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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    How to Apply for Federal Jobs While in School

    How to Apply for Federal Jobs While in School
    The largest pool of federal job listings can be found at USAJOBS. Based on your bachelor's degree and years of experience, look for jobs at the GS-7 level and higher . Other options include: _Federal Internships_: These can be found at USAJOBS or by searching the Web site of the agency you're targeting. Many offer pay with benefits. _The Presidential Management ...
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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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    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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    Looking for Federal Work Experience? Get an Apprenticeship

    Looking for Federal Work Experience? Get an Apprenticeship
    Apprenticeships with the Federal Government provide an individual the opportunity to learn and obtain qualifications in a specified trade or craft. Apprenticeships partner students with mentors and role models to support current and future professional growth and development. These opportunities vary in length from agency to agency and often take place during the summer following the school year. Requirements for eligibility ...
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    Top Six Federal Government Co-ops

    Top Six Federal Government Co-ops
    Cooperative Education provides the opportunity for the student, educational institution, and a Federal department or agency to enhance a student’s career through a combination of classroom studies and on-the-job training. Students can serve their nation while receiving experience for future employment opportunities. Programs are offered to students from a variety of disciplines including meteorology, chemistry, physics, engineering, mathematics, ecology and the ...
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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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    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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    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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    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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