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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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    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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    EMI Residential Education Program

    *Program Description* The Emergency Management Institute Residential Education Program improves emergency management practices among state, local and tribal government managers, and Federal officials, in response to emergencies and disasters. Programs embody the Comprehensive Emergency Management System by unifying the elements of management common to all emergencies: planning, preparedness, mitigation, response, and recovery. *General Program Requirements* In order to qualify for this ...
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    Genetics and Developmental Biology Research and Research Training

    *Program Description* The Division of Genetics and Developmental Biology supports studies directed toward gaining a better understanding of the fundamental mechanisms of inheritance and development. These studies underlie the more targeted research projects supported by other components of the National Institutes of Health. Most of the projects supported by the division make use of non-human model systems. It is expected that ...
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    Health Disparities Research Loan Repayment Program

    *Program Description* The HDR-LRP is the congressionally mandated extramural loan repayment program for minority health disparities research. The objective of the HDR-LRP is the recruitment and retention of highly qualified health professionals to research careers that focus on minority health or other health disparities issues. The HDR- LRP serves as an avenue for NIH and the NCMHD to engage in, and ...
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    Health Professions Recruitment Program for Indians

    *Program Description* The Health Professions Recruitment Programs for Indians provides grants to tribes, tribal organizations, and public or nonprofit private health or educational entities to assist in identifying American Indian/Alaskan Natives with potential for education or training in the health profession and encouraging and assisting them to enroll in a health profession or take postsecondary education or training in order to ...
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    Homeless Veterans Reintegration Project

    *Program Description* The Homeless Veterans Reintegration Project provides employment and training services and support to help homeless veterans reenter the workforce. *General Program Requirements* In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must have been in military service, not dishonorably discharged, and are now homeless or living in a shelter. *Application Process* For more information, see the Program Contact Information ...
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    Indian Employment Assistance

    *Program Description* The purpose of the program is to provide vocational training and employment opportunities to eligible American Indians. *General Program Requirements* In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a Native American/American Indian who is under-employed (working for very low wages), unemployed or about to become unemployed, and you or a family member must be enrolled in ...
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    Indian Job Placement United Sioux Tribes Development

    *Program Description* The purpose of the program is to provide job development, counseling, social adjustment guidance, and referrals to job training programs and other assistance programs through the United Sioux Tribes Development Corporation, located in Pierre, South Dakota. *General Program Requirements* In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a Native American/American Indian who lives on an Indian ...
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    Indian Vocational Training-United Tribes Technical College

    *Program Description* The purpose of the program is to provide vocational training to individual American Indians through the United Tribes Technical College, located in Bismarck, North Dakota. *General Program Requirements* In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a Native American/American Indian who needs training or retraining to develop new job skills, and you or a family member ...
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    VA - Vocational Rehabilitation - Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment services for veterans with disabilities

    *Program Description* Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment is an employment-oriented program that helps veterans with compensable service-connected disabilities to prepare for, find, and keep suitable jobs. For veterans with compensable service-connected disabilities so severe that they cannot immediately consider work, the program offers services to improve their ability to live as independently as possible. *General Program Requirements* In order to be considered ...
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    Veterans' Employment Program (Veterans' Workforce Investment Program)

    *Program Description* The purpose of the Veterans' Employment Program is to develop programs that meet the employment and training needs of service-connected disabled veterans who have significant barriers to employment. *General Program Requirements* In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must have completed at least 24 continuous months of active duty military service and now have a disability or ...
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    Vocational Rehabilitation for Individuals with Disabilities

    *Program Description* Vocational rehabilitation services are available for persons who are unable to prepare for, secure, retain or regain employment due to a mental or physical disability, but wish to pursue meaningful careers. VR assists such individuals secure employment corresponding with their abilities, through local job searches and awareness of self-employment and telecommuting opportunities. Services vary by state but may include: ...
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    Youth Education and Training Activities

    *Program Description* The Youth Activities Program provides grants to State and local communities to operate a comprehensive array of youth services that help low-income youth (ages 14-21) seeking assistance in achieving academic and employment success. Program participants receive services such as occupational skills training, counseling, internships, job placements, mentoring, tutoring, leadership development, and support services. To participate in this program, a ...
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