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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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USDA Invests $20 Million to Hire 11,000 Youth and Veterans on Forest Lands

Washington, DC - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said that in fiscal year 2014, the U.S. Forest Service invested a total of $20 million in partnerships that supported work and training opportunities for 11,000 youth and veterans on national forests and grasslands. Service members worked on projects that addressed restoration, hazardous fuels, watershed protection, wilderness stewardship, recreation access, facilities management, trail maintenance, and other natural and cultural resource priorities.

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U.S. Customs and Border Protection to Hire Additional CBP Officers

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 for CBP officer positions at air, land and sea ports of entry on the Southwest border and other select locations. 

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"DOJ Law Jobs" to be Available on iTunes and the Play Store

Washington, DC - The U.S. Department of Justice unveiled a new mobile app, called DOJ Law Jobs, which will provide attorneys and law students with a quick and easy way to find an attorney position or law student internship with the department.  DOJ Law Jobs is available for free now on iTunes for Apple iPhone, and additional versions for iPad and Android devices will be available in the next few weeks.  

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Research shows that working together boosts motivation

Stanford, California - When people are treated as partners working together with others - even when physically apart - their motivation increases, according to new Stanford research.

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Prepare For Your Encore Career

Imperial, California (NAPSI) - Whether you call it a second act or an encore career, or it’s just your desire to do a complete 180 in your profession, one thing remains the same: The path to reinvention often means taking your current job skills and giving them a new twist.

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California Department of Fish and Wildlife is Recruiting New Wildlife Officers

Sacramento, California - The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is recruiting those interested in a career as a wildlife officer. CDFW will accept applications for wildlife officer cadet from Aug. 22 through Oct. 17, 2014. The department is particularly interested in recruiting applicants with a passion for conservation of California’s fish and wildlife resources.

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Job Corps Works

Washington, DC (NAPSI) - For many young people, traditional paths to successful careers do not always take a straight, well-marked line.

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