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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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    VA - Counseling- Educational and Vocational Counseling

    *Program Description* Educational and Vocational Counseling can help you— * Assess your vocational interests, aptitues and abilities * Explore vocational career opportunities * Select an appropriate vocational goal * Address barriers that may impede success in training or employment * Develop educational program objectives *General Program Requirements* In order to be considered for this benefit program, you must be— * A ...
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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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    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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    Ironworker Training Program

    *Program Description* The purpose of the program is provide ironwork vocational training, apprenticeships, and job placement to eligible Native Americans through the National Ironworkers Training Program, located in Broadview, Illinois. *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 ...
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    Job Opportunities for Low-Income Individuals

    *Program Description* The purpose of the Job Opportunities for Low-Income Individuals (JOLI) program is to test and evaluate ways of creating employment and business opportunities for individuals receiving Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) assistance. The program also aids other low-income individuals through self-employment, micro-enterprise, new business ventures, expansion of existing businesses through technical and financial assistance and non-traditional employment initiatives ...
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    Local Veterans' Employment Representative Program (LVER)

    *Program Description* The purpose of LVER is to provide job development, placement, and support services directly to veterans and maximize employment and training opportunities. *General Program Requirements* In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be unemployed or about to become unemployed and have completed at least 24 continuous months of active duty service in the military. *Application Process* ...
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    Mental Health National Research Service Award

    *Program Description* The Mental Health National Research Service Awards ensure a continuing and adequate supply of well-trained personnel who are able to conduct research on mental health problems. The program provides training grants to institutions and fellowships to individuals at both the pre-doctoral and post-doctoral levels. There are awards to medical students proposing to become basic clinical researchers. In addition, there ...
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    Minority Access to Research Careers

    *Program Description* MARC offers special research training support to 4-year colleges, universities, and health professional schools with substantial enrollments of minorities such as African Americans, Hispanic Americans, Native Americans (including Alaska Natives), and natives of the U.S. Pacific Islands. The branch's goals are to increase the number and competitiveness of underrepresented minorities engaged in biomedical research by strengthening the science curricula ...
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    Minority Biomedical Research Support

    *Program Description* The Minority Biomedical Research Support Program increases the number of researchers who are members of minority groups that are underrepresented in the biomedical sciences. MBRS awards grants to 2- or 4-year colleges, universities, and health professional schools with substantial enrollments of minorities. These grants support research by faculty members, strengthen the institutions' biomedical research capabilities, and provide opportunities for ...
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    National Farmworker Jobs Program

    *Program Description* The National Farmworker Jobs Program (NFJP) provides job training, employment assistance, and other supportive services to migrant and seasonal farmworkers and their dependents with the goal of helping farmworkers secure full-time employment. *General Program Requirements* In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a migrant or seasonal farmworker authorized to work in the United States, whose ...
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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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