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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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