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GovLoop commented on Melvin Robinson's blog post 'Career Change'
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Nov 12, 2012
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Career Change

I have been working with at-risk youth for the past 20 years and the past 9 in a detention facility. In December I will be receiving my Masters Degree in Public Administration. How do/can I transition my self into the public sector with my previous exerience and education? I also have a under grad degree in Urban Studies.See More
Nov 8, 2012
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Go Public Service - MPA/MPP Degrees

A group for those who have earned - or are interested in pursuing - a master's degree in public policy, public administration, or public affairs.  Gain the skills and knowledge you'll need to change the world.See More
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Hubert H Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs

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Lean Six Sigma in Government

This group is a forum for sharing best practices, networking and learning about lean and six sigma within federal, state and local governments.
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Strategic Workforce Planning

A place to discuss with other workforce planners of what to look for when planning for the workforce. Has the rate of retirement gone up or down abnormally? What are your collaborators asking to see? Wondering how planning is done?
Jun 6, 2011
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Human Services

A group for all those interested in Human Services issues!
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Career Management

A meeting place to share strategies for improving personal skills, advancing in careers and managing voluntary and involuntary career transitions.Looking to begin a career in government? Check out GovLoop's jobs page and government salary calculator, to help you find the perfect government gig.See More
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American Society for Public Administration (ASPA) National

The American Society for Public Administration advances the art, science, teaching and practice of public and nonprofit administration through its programs and services and fosters core public service values.
Jun 6, 2011
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Social Networking, Leadership and Innovation in the Applied Setting

"At its best, innovation is more than a team sport - it is a networked, collaborative adventure." (ideo.com)Are you interested in the practical application of social networking? What happens when we move the ideas from theory into practice?See More
Jun 6, 2011
Melvin Robinson liked Andrea Schneider's group Social Networking, Leadership and Innovation in the Applied Setting
Jun 6, 2011

Profile Information

Current Title:
Residential Counselor Quest Program
Current Agency or Organization
Ramsey County Juvenile Detetintion Center
What Best Describes Your Role?
Other
Educational Background (Degree, School):
Hamline University; Masters in Public Administration; December 2012


University of Minnesota; Bachelor of Science Urban Studies 2009
Profile Links - Blog, Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook
LinkedIn
Topics I Care About
Acquisition, Budget, Career, Communications, Fun Stuff, IT (Cloud Open Source), Project / Program Mgmt
I work for the government because:
I want to assist individuals and famiiies
My favorite public servant is:
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Melvin Robinson's Blog

Career Change

Posted on November 8, 2012 at 10:10pm 1 Comment

I have been working with at-risk youth for the past 20 years and the past 9 in a detention facility. In December I will be receiving my Masters Degree in Public Administration. How do/can I transition my self into the public sector with my previous exerience and education? I also have a under grad degree in Urban Studies.

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At 1:58pm on February 3, 2011, Kathryn Hambleton said…
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