Employment & Training

AmeriCorps Week 2017

During AmeriCorps Week 2017, individuals, programs, and organizations will honor and celebrate the contributions that 80,000 Americans make to their communities and the service of more than 1 million AmeriCorps alumni.

National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Academic Research Program

NGA welcomes all innovative ideas for path-breaking research that may advance the GEOINT mission. The NGA mission is to provide timely, relevant, and accurate geospatial intelligence (GEOINT) in support of national security objectives. GEOINT is the exploitation and analysis of imagery and geospatial information to describe, assess, and visually depict physical features and geographically referenced activities on the Earth. GEOINT consists of imagery, imagery intelligence, and geospatial information. NGA offers a variety of critical GEOINT products in support of U.S.

BLM OR/WA - Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act, 2015-2017 Projects, Oregon

The Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Program provides Federal funds to counties that traditionally have been supported by timber payments. These payments make up for the loss in timber payments caused by the decline in timber harvest on Federal lands that occurred in the 1990s. Project funds may be used to enter into grants and cooperative agreements with States and local governments, private and nonprofit entities, and landowners and other persons to assist the Secretary in carrying out an approved project.

Resource: Program-Level Gainful Employment Earnings Data

This data set provides information on program-level outcomes of college students preparing for gainful employment that can be used by prospective students and their families to weigh their options.

Report: Adverse Childhood Experiences and Life Opportunities

This report describes a study which analyzed data from 10 states and the District of Columbia that used the ACE module in the 2010 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System to examine the association between ACEs and adult education, employment, and income. 

Resource: Employability

This article describes the challenges youth face with employability and provides a framework, designed as a one-stop-shop for employability information, including a checklist for youth to track the development of employability skills.