Government Information

Earl Gregg Swem Library

Working for the Federal Government: Part 2

Categories: Careers,Govt Personnel,Labor/Employment

http://www.bls.gov/careeroutlook/2014/article/federal-work-part-2.htm

Covers the federal hiring process including how to find vacancies, how to interpret vacancy announcements, how to master the application process, and final steps.  Also offers resources for more information   From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

Internships, Fellowships, and Other Work Experience Opportunities in the Federal Government

Categories: Careers,Education,Education-Higher,Govt Information,Youth

http://fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/98-654.pdf

Describes Internet resources on major internship, fellowship, and work experience programs within the federal government as  a selective guide for students from high school to postgraduate.

From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

Distribution of U.S. Health Care Providers Residing in Rural and Urban Areas

Categories: Agriculture/Rural Issues,Careers,Health/Medical,Statistics,Urban Issues

http://bhpr.hrsa.gov/healthworkforce/supplydemand/nchwafactsheet.pdf

Presents statistics on the supply and distribution of practitioners in 32 health occupations across rural and urban areas, based on their place of residence.  From the Health Resources and Services Administration of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

 

Baccalaureate Degree Recipients’ Early Labor Market and Education Outcomes: 1994, 2001, and 2009

Categories: Careers,Education-Higher,Labor/Employment,Statistics

http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2015/2015027.pdf

Compares experiences of three different graduation classes in terms of work or further education by field of major one year after graduation.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities in Science and Engineering

http://www.nsf.gov/statistics/wmpd/2013/digest/

Covers enrollment, field of degree, employment status, occupation, and academic employment of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities in science and engineering fields. From the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics of the National Science Foundation

 

Obama Administration Announces Final Rules to Protect Students from Poor-Performing Career College Programs

Categories: Careers,Education-Higher,Govt Finance,Headlines,Labor/Employment

http://www.ed.gov/news/press-releases/obama-administration-announces-final-rules-protect-students-poor-performing-care

Explains the details and the purpose behind new regulations that threaten poor performing career colleges with loss of eligibility for federal student aid programs.  Includes link to text of final regulations.  From the U.S. Department of Education

 

Teacher Staffing and Pay Differences: Public and Private Schools

Categories: Careers,Education,Income/Poverty,Labor/Employment

http://www.bls.gov/opub/mlr/2014/article/teacher-staffing-and-pay-differences-1.htm

Examines the differences in pay levels and fringe benefits  between public and private schools and between teachers and other college graduates.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

Mid-Career Outcomes of Graduates of Virginia Institutions of Higher Education

Categories: Careers,Education-Higher,Headlines,Income/Poverty,Statistics,Virginia Issues

http://www.schev.edu/reportstats/2014Mid-careerwageoutcomes.pdf?from=

Provides data on wage outcomes out to twenty years past graduation by degree and discipline of study.  From the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia

 

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