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Job and Employment Links for the Week of June 23

Please note this blog post will be revised when more recruitment events for the week of June 23 are available.Read More ›

Electrical Apprenticeships: Opportunity Awaits

Electricians install and maintain electrical power, communications, lighting, and control systems in homes, businesses, and factories. There are different types of electricians, inside electricians maintain and repair large motors, equipment, and control systems in businesses and factories. Residential electricians install wiring and troubleshoot electrical problems in peoples' homes.Read More ›

Transforming Apprenticeships for the 21st Century

Did you know that nearly 400,000 apprenticeships are available nationwide in more than 1,000 occupations according to the U.S. Department of Labor? The average starting salary for an apprentice is $50,000 and apprenticeships also connect education and work simultaneously. In many cases apprentices can gain industry-recognized credentials equivalent of a 2- or 4-year degree.Read More ›

Job and Employment Links for the Week of June 16

Please note this blog post will be revised when more recruitment events for the week of June 16 are available.Read More ›

Modernizing Protections for Whistleblowers

This is the Department of Labor blog authored by Anthony Rosa, the Acting Deputy Director for Whistleblower Protection Programs. Anthony explains what must be done to update OSHA's whistleblower protection statute.Read More ›

UPS Partnership with Registered Apprenticeship Program Offers Employees Quality Assurance

This is the Department of Labor post authored by Patrick O'Leary, the human resources and veterans affairs manager for UPS. Patrick describes his company's partnership with the Labor Department's Employment and Training Adminisration's Registered Apprenticeship program, which works with state agencies to set standards for apprenticeship programs, ensure high-quality training and develop new programs. You can learn more about Registered Apprenticeship from the blog post, Apprenticeship 101: Earn While You Learn.Read More ›

Promoting Good Mental Health for Today's Workforce - and Tomorrow's

The author of this blog post is Rhonda Basha, the leader of the Office of Disability Employment Policy's (ODEP) Youth Policy Team. Rhonda writes about the department's efforts to help people with mental illnesses contribute their considerable skills and talent to America's workforce.Read More ›

Job and Employment Links for the Week of June 9

Please note this blog post will be revised when more recruitment events for the week of June 9 are available.Read More ›

Pre-Kindergarten Teaching Opportunities in New York City

Did you know that the City of New York is seeking 1,000 talented early childhood educators by fall 2014 to lead high quality pre-K classrooms in public school and community-based early childhood centers across the City?Read More ›

From Vassar to the Discovery of the Higgs Particle: Sau Lan Wu's Commencement Address

On May 25, 2014, professor Sau Lan Wu addressed the 150th commencement ceremony of Vassar College. She is the first research scientist in 23 years and the first physicist ever to deliver a Vassar commencement address.Read More ›

Job and Employment Links for the Week of June 2

Please note this blog post will be revised when more recruitment events for the week of June 2 are available.Read More ›

Advanced Technology Training And Information Networking (ATTAIN) 2014 Summer Institute

Advanced Technology Training And Information Networking (ATTAIN) 2014 Summer Institute offers Free Microsoft Word 2010, Excel 2010 and PowerPoint 2010 Certificate training.Read More ›

Job and Employment Links for the Week of May 26

Please note this blog post will be revised when more recruitment events for the week of May 26 are available.Read More ›

Job and Employment Links for the Week of May 19

Please note this blog post will be revised when more recruitment events for the week of May 19 are available.Read More ›

Shelly Saves the Future: A Story of Career Development - An Informational Comic

The Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) and its research partners have found that Individualized Learning Plans (ILPs)  positively impact all youth's self-determination, leadership abilities, and awareness of career opportunities.  In this info-comic, high school senior Shelly learns how to take charge of her future by using an ILP.

Shelly Saves The Future (pdf)

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Fostering a Culture of Inclusion

On May 7, 2014, Kathy Martinez, Assistant Secretary of Labor for Disability Employment Policy, posted a blog, Fostering a Culture of Inclusion, which focuses on helping federal contractors create an inclusive work environment for people with disabilities.Read More ›

NYS Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Incentive Program

The NYS STEM Incentive Program provides a full SUNY or CUNY tuition scholarship for the top 10 percent of students in each New York State high school if they pursue a STEM degree in an associates or bachelor degree program and agree to work in a STEM field in New York State for 5 years after graduation.Read More ›

Job and Employment Links for the Week of May 12

Please note this blog post will be revised when more recruitment events for the week of May 12 are available.Read More ›

Job and Employment Links for the Week of May 5

Please note this blog post will be revised when more recruitment events for the week of May 5 are available.Read More ›

Disability Employment: It Starts With You

A recent Special Olympics survey, National Snapshot of Adults with Intellectual Disabilities in the Labor Force, reveals that only 44% of adults with intellectual disabilities are in the labor force.Read More ›
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