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NIH awards ~$31 million to enhance diversity in the biomedical research workforce

Washington, DC - The National Institutes of Health announced the award of nearly $31 million in fiscal year 2014 funds to develop new approaches that engage researchers, including those from backgrounds underrepresented in biomedical sciences, and prepare them to thrive in the NIH-funded workforce.

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Purdue offers new residency, special training in veterinary pharmacy

West Lafayette, Indiana - Purdue University next summer will become the nation's third university offering a residency program in veterinary clinical pharmacy practice, which provides pharmacists special training in animal health.

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ICE Career Development Program maximizing technology for employee training

Washington, DC - When the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Office of Training and Development (OTD) felt the brunt of the severe budget reductions in 2012, it was forced to look for ways to reach larger audiences in a more efficient manner.

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U.S. Customs and Border Protection to Hire Border Patrol Agents

Washington, DC - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), the agency responsible for securing U.S. ports of entry and international borders will accept applications nationwide starting today for border patrol agent positions on the Southwest border.

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USDA Report Outlines Opportunities in the Emerging Bioeconomy

Washington, DC - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has released a comprehensive report synthesizing current literature that explores opportunities in the emerging bioeconomy. The report, entitled Why Biobased?, was created as a precursor for a more comprehensive economic study to be released in the coming months by the USDA BioPreferred program on the economic impacts of the biobased products industry.

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Job seekers to job generators

Cambridge, Massachusetts - MIT boasts a multitude of resources that help bring research discoveries to market, but Yoel Fink, director of the Research Laboratory of Electronics, noticed a gap in the Institute’s entrepreneurial ecosystem.

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Two Weeks Left to Apply for CDFW Wildlife Officer Academy

Sacramento, California - The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is recruiting those interested in a career as a wildlife officer.

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How Students Can Get Ahead: What Colleges And Companies Want

Imperial, California (NAPSI) - If your family is like most, you want a college education for your children today, 75 percent of Americans have their eyes set on a college education. That's a good thing. Over a lifetime, college graduates average about a million dollars more than high school graduates.

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