Department of Education

Student Career Path Aptitude

I suggest that every person who wants to go into a given health care career (EMT, nursing home care, nursing home administration, nursing of any kind, emergency room care, doctor, alzheimer's/dementia care unit, etc) find out before they get too deep into college/training if they have the empathy and caring to handle the rigors of the job they are getting into. How to do this? “Volunteer” and get student credit for ...more »

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Department of Education

DOED can save millions by working with IRS on new FAFSA system.

Presently, the Department of Education spends app. $60-80M a year on the Front End Business Integration (FEBI) contract, which provides O&M of processing systems resident on the Central Processing System, the most important of which is the Free Federal Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). I recommend eliminating this part of the contract, and working with the IRS to utilize the contracts it has in place with companies ...more »

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Office of Personnel Management

Create College Agreements to Offer Unpaid Federal Experience Internships

We need to leverage relationships with US colleges and trade schools. By partnering with schools, we could offer unpaid internships allowing the public (with proper clearances) to serve their country, "try out" the federal sector to see if it is a potential career path and put their education into action. In return we get fresh new perspectives, a change to "Try out" prospective employees, assist college students with ...more »

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Department of Agriculture

Intermittent Hiring for Student Workers to Increase Flexibility

I suggest you...I hire a few excellent students as seasonal STEP’s during the summer to help collect data and carry out experiments for my research. During the school year, I and other scientists often have intermittent work needs that these students would be well qualified to fulfill, and the students have intermittent times they would be available to work, depending on exams, course field trips, and coursework. Unfortunately, ...more »

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