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    Filling Applications After Examinations Have Closed

    A 10-point preference eligible may file an application at any time for any positions for which a non-temporary appointment has been made from a competitive list of eligibles within the past 3 years. In addition, a person who is unable to file for an open competitive examination because of military service may file after the closing date. In either of the ...
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    Veteran's Recruitment Appointment

    Under the VRA, a you can be appointed to a white -collar position through GS 11 without having to compete with other applicants. The VRA is open to you if you are a disabled veteran who served on active duty during a war or major campaign and you have left the service under honorable conditions within three years. Return to main ...
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    Relocation Incentives

    An agency may pay a relocation incentive to a current employee who must relocate to accept a position in a different geographic area if the agency determines that the position is likely be difficult to fill in the absence of an incentive. A relocation incentive may be paid only when the employee's rating of record under an official performance appraisal or ...
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    Recruitment and Relocation Incentive Payments and Termination Calculations

    An agency may pay a recruitment incentive under 5 U.S.C. 5753 and 5 CFR part 575, subpart A, to an employee newly appointed to a position that is likely to be difficult to fill in the absence of an incentive. An agency may pay a relocation incentive under 5 U.S.C. 5753 and 5 CFR part 575, subpart B, to a current ...
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    All Government Benefits Explained

    All Government Benefits Explained
    Employees of the US Government often enjoy benefits packages unparalleled by those offered in any other profession. The wide range of benefits available to federal employees goes way beyond insurance and retirement; these perks include job security, outstanding 'family friendly' health insurance and retirement plans, and steadily accumulating raises. You may be surprised to learn that federal government jobs - after ...
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    Career Development Assistance Overview

    Career Development Assistance Overview
    What is Career Development? Career Development, or Organization Development, refers to how individuals manage their careers within and between organizations. Essentially, employees use Career Development Assistance to plan the future of their career. Which Career Development Assistance is ultimately focused on enabling individuals to take advantage of future job opportunities, it is equally focused on fulfilling agencies' goals for workforce productivity; ...
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    AIDS Research Loan Repayment Program

    *Program Description* The AIDS Research Loan Repayment Program helps to assure an adequate supply of trained researchers with respect to AIDS at the National Institutes of Health by providing for the repayment of educational loans for participants who contractually agree to engage in AIDS research as employees of the NIH. Recipients must agree by written contract to engage in AIDS research, ...
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    AgrAbility Project

    *Program Description* The AgrAbility Project assists people with disabilities employed in production agriculture. Twenty-one states have developed AgrAbility programs offering an array of services, including resource referral, onsite technical assistance, practical education and training, and peer support networks. *General Program Requirements* In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must have a disability and you must have professional experience as ...
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    GovCentral's Ultimate Guide to Taxes

    GovCentral's Ultimate Guide to Taxes
    Paying federal and state taxes are required as your duty as a U.S. citizen. As a government employee, you should be sure your taxes are perfect. Follow these expert tips to ease the stress of taxes and make April 15th less daunting. Guide to Filing Your Taxes 1. Filing Your Taxes: Overview 2. First Step: Learning to File 3. State Tax ...
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    Alcohol National Research Service Awards

    *Program Description* The Alcohol National Research Service Awards support training in clinical research, treatment assessment research, problems of health promotion and alcoholism prevention, and basic biological and behavioral processes applicable to alcohol research. *General Program Requirements* In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a US national, citizen or permanent resident who has completed doctoral degree level education, ...
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    Alcohol Research Career Development Awards

    *Program Description* The Alcohol Research Career Development Awards provide support for increased research experience relating to the problems of alcohol abuse and alcoholism prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation. The awards are also granted to raise the level of competence and increase the number of individuals engaged in such research. *General Program Requirements* In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must ...
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    American Jazz Masters Fellowships

    *Program Description* As part of its efforts to honor, assist, encourage, and present those artists and forms of artistic expression and practice that reflect the many cultural traditions that make up our nation, the Arts Endowment annually awards up to three one-time-only American Jazz Masters Fellowships. These fellowships are for distinguished jazz artists who have made a significant contribution to the ...
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    Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Research

    *Program Description* The Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology supports research and research training in areas that join biology with the computer sciences, engineering, mathematics, and physics. Toward this end, the center develops and manages programs in computational biology, such as the generation of mathematical models of biological networks, the development of modeling and simulation tools, the conduct of basic theoretical ...
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    Clinical Research Loan Repayment Program

    *Program Description* In exchange for a two-year commitment to your clinical research career, NIH will repay up to $35,000 per year of your qualified educational debt, pay an additional 39% of the repayments to cover your Federal taxes, and may reimburse state taxes that result from these payments. *General Program Requirements* In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must ...
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    Clinical Research Loan Repayment Program for Individuals from Disadvantaged Backgrounds

    *Program Description* The program supports the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Intramural Research Program in recruiting and retaining health professionals from disadvantaged backgrounds to conduct clinical research at the NIH by providing for the repayment of educational loans for participants with substantial amounts of educational debt relative to income. Participants agree by written contract to engage in clinical research as employees ...
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    Contraception and Infertility Research Loan Repayment Program

    *Program Description* The Contraception and Infertility Research Loan Repayment Program (CIR-LRP) is designed to provide an incentive for health professionals to work in areas of reproductive research directly related to contraceptive development and/or infertility diagnosis and treatment by providing assistance in repaying educational loans for individuals. The CIR-LRP will pay up to $35,000 of the principal and interest of a participant's ...
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    Disabled Veterans' Outreach Program (DVOP)

    *Program Description* The objective of DVOP is to develop jobs and job training opportunities for disabled and other veterans. *General Program Requirements* In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must have completed at least 24 continuous months of active duty service in the military. *Application Process* For more information, see the Program Contact Information below. *Program Contact Information* Headquarters ...
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    Dislocated Worker Program (Workforce Investment Act, Title I)

    *Program Description* The purpose of this program is to assist individuals who have been laid off or terminated, or who are scheduled to be laid off and need transition assistance to find or qualify for a new job. *General Program Requirements* In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be unemployed or about to become unemployed. In addition, one ...
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    Drug Abuse National Research Service Awards

    *Program Description* The Drug Abuse National Research Service Awards provide high quality research training in the drug abuse field including: 1) Basic and applied studies in all of the life sciences relevant to drug abuse 2) Research on behavioral and societal factors and the epidemiology of drug use and abuse 3) Special training in experimental design methodology *General Program Requirements* In ...
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    EMI Independent Study Program

    *Program Description* The EMI Independent Study program consists of self-paced courses designed for both the general public and people who have emergency management responsibilities. They are offered free-of-charge to all who qualify for enrollment, and college credit can be obtained through a for-fee service after successful completion of a course. Each Independent Study Course includes lessons with practice exercises and a ...
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