Posts Tagged: Student

BREAKING HR NEWS – FIRST PATHWAYS INTERNSHIP ANNOUNCEMENT!

Congratulations Dept of the Interior, Office of the Secretary Internship Program. Pathways officially started July 12th, 2012. I believe that DOI is first federal agency to post a PATHWAYS Internship announcement on USAJOBS.gov. Open July 16 to July 23, 2012. Good work HR Specialist: [email protected] But check out below … this is only a 3… Read more »

E-books’ popularity rising, some students not following trend

E-books’ popularity rising, UR students not following trend By MATTHEW VOLKOV · Published on February 02, 2012 8:52 AM · News http://www.campustimes.org/2012/02/02/e-books%E2%80%99-popularity-rising-but-ur-students-choose-paper/ Drue Sokol, Photo Editor On Jan. 19, Apple, Inc. released a new version of its iBooks digital bookstore, the latest in a recent surge of new technologies. The increasing popularity of digital reading,… Read more »

E-Text Books – Pros & Cons

E-Text Books – Pros & Cons by Robert Hahn As you are probably well aware tablets are everywhere these days. In fact a recent survey from the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Live Project recently found that the percentage of adults who own a tablet PC or e-reader nearly doubled during the holiday season…. Read more »

Apple joins e-textbook party with iBooks, iBooks Author apps

Apple joins e-textbook party with iBooks, iBooks Author apps http://bcove.me/rmn7l58z By Edward C. Baig, USA TODAY Apple is bringing its brand-name power to the fledgling market for electronic textbooks. New York by Phil Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president for worldwide marketing. Apple also announced iBooks Author, a free software application for Macintosh computers with custom… Read more »

Apply to the Virtual Student Foreign Service at the Department of State

The State Department’s Virtual Student Foreign Service (VSFS) eInternship applications are available on USAJobs until July 20th. If you are a U.S. citizen college (undergrad, grad, or post-grad) student interested in conducting digital diplomacy through a virtual eInternship with a State Department domestic office or U.S. diplomatic post overseas, this program may be for you…. Read more »

HR=Humans Represent: Snag a Summer Job

If you are a student, or know of one who is looking for a summer job, why not consider federal government work? Federal agencies have summer job openings for students and recent college graduates – and not all of the openings are in our nation’s capital! Did you know that each year federal agencies look… Read more »

Calling all Presidential Management Fellows!

Do you remember what it was like starting your two year journey as a Presidential Management Fellow? Remember the experience was a whirlwind of confusion and questions as you interviewed for a half dozen positions – some in agencies you had never heard of! I’m sure it did not get any easier when you had… Read more »

I Survived the PMF Assessments – Part 1

*** The blog below was originally posted on February 22, 2011. *** I am a second year Master of Public Policy candidate at American University in Washington, D.C. I decided to apply for the Presidential Management Fellows this year because it’s a great opportunity to work for the federal government and get 160 hours of… Read more »

The Final Hoop – Big THANKS to HR Director, HR Analysts, & Other Local Government Reps

While I am on a major roll right now writing this dissertation, I did want to stop to say THANK YOU to every single local government representative I have spoken to. I have been so amazed and thankful for the warm welcome and kindness that I have received from each and every person I’ve spoken… Read more »