The New York Times has a great article about how to turn your work evaluation into better pay. Now that’s a Happy New Year!
Monthly Archives: December 2007
The Princeton Prize in Race Relations, sponsered by Princeton University, is looking for students in grades 9-12 who “are doing outstanding work in their schools and communities to advance the cause of race relations. Each year Princeton alumni volunteers in several regions across the United States invite these students to apply for a $1000 cash award. This year the Princeton Prize will be offered in Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Cincinatti, Dallas, Essex/Hudson County New Jersey, Houston, Los Angeles, Memphis, Miami, Nashville, New York City, Northwestern New Jersey, Philadelphia, Princeton, Rochester, San Francisco, Seattle, Washington DC, and the state of Connecticut.”
The deadline for applications is January 31, 2008. Check out the website for application forms, brochures and other materials.
Are you over 40? Looking for a job? Check out Boomer Careers from the State of Tennessee. They provide guidance, information, and referrals about all aspects of employment for the Baby Boom Generation.
JOB SEEKERS! Opportunity Knocks is a leading national nonprofit job site utilized by over 16,000 nonprofit employers. The site free job seeker services and resources to aid in personal career development, Opportunity Knocks makes finding and starting a career easy. Check out www.opportunityknocks.org to learn more about what is available for you!
Are you a student or graduate of Public Administration? On July 27, 2006, APPAM, ASPA and NASPAA created PublicServiceCareers.org . The site hosts an employment listing site as well as other resources for individuals interested in the profession.
If you’re interested in working outside the US, you might check out Careerjet, a UK-based search engine that lists jobs around the world. Also, don’t forget to look at the library’s internships page, which lists sites that offer short-term opportunities abroad. And, you’ll definitely want to check out the Jobs Abroad website!
The Sallie Mae Fund supports hundreds of scholarships each year within several scholarship programs. (For the 2007–2008 academic year, $2.5 million in college scholarships were awarded to more then 1,000 students nationwide.) They also have Black College Dollars, a free scholarship search created for African-American students. Take a look!