1. Monthly insight into America’s Navy – “A Global Force for Good” ® Issue 05 March 2011 This issue United Services Apprenticeship Program P.1 EPA Student Summer Employment Program P.2 Community Corner P.3 Chief’s Corner P.4 NDSCS/VCSU Articulation Agreement P.5 Navy Distance Learning Partnership (NDLP) P.6 Important Dates/Social Directory P.7 United Services Military Apprenticeship Program (USMAP) Highest demand: Navy Nuclear Power Program The United Services Military Apprenticeship Program (USMAP) is a formal military training program that provides active duty Coast Guard, Marine Corps, and Navy service Navy Special Warfare/Navy Special Operations (i.e. SEALs, members the opportunity to improve their job skills and to complete their civilian SWCC, Air Rescue Swimmers, apprenticeship requirements while they are on active duty. The U.S. Department of Labor Explosive Ordnance Disposal, (DOL) provides the nationally recognized "Certificate of Completion" upon program Navy Diver) completion. Navy Reserve Officer Training The Program is exclusive to members of the nations maritime services (Navy, Marine Corp (NROTC) Scholarship applicants (if accepted, Corp, Coast Guard). The benefits of the program include: applicants receive a fully‐funded undergraduate degree and serve 1. This program is free and requires no off‐duty hours. as commissioned officers afterwards.) 2. You receive national recognition as a DOL apprentice. Practicing Medical Doctors, 3. You have documented proof of work experience. Dentists, and Nurses 4. DOL registered apprentices are sought after by employers. Navy Reserves (Stay here in the Fargo area and drill one A young person out of high school can receive practical experience in a technical field, weekend a month here in Fargo!) acquire their U.S. DOL Apprenticeship Certificate, and earn a job‐related two or four year degree through the Navy’s Distance Learning Partnership Program (NDLP) from a regionally accredited college or university. This and more, in only four years of service!
2. Environmental Protection Agency Student Summer Employment Program The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 7. You will need to provide your transcripts is looking for energetic and highly motivated and a letter from your educational students for summer employment. institution that you are in good academic Numerous opportunities are available standing. within EPA for students to gain valuable work experience while contributing to the The EPA summer positions will be posted mission of protecting human health and on USAJobs during the months of March, April safeguarding the environment. Student & May. You must apply directly to USAJobs using summer employment opportunities are the following link(s): The Recruiter‐in‐Charge available at EPA’s headquarters in Home town: Mamou, LA Washington, D.C., and at regional office and laboratory locations nationwide. http://jobsearch.usajobs.gov/search.aspx?brd= Navy Occupation: Aviation 3876&vw=b&FedEmp=N&jbf574=EP00 Ordnanceman The EPA primarily hires high school and Years of Service: 13 college students for administrative/clerical Current Paygrade: E‐7/Chief Petty http://jobview.usajobs.gov/GetJob.aspx?JobID= positions as well as technical positions in 97599662&JobTitle=EPA+REGION+7+2011+STU Officer areas such as life sciences, program or policy DENT+SUMMER+HIRE+NOTICE&jbf574=EP00&F Education: AAS Business, Certificate in analysis, and engineering. Most summer edEmp=N&FedPub=Y&sort=rv%2c‐ Industrial Management, Dept of positions have salaries ranging from the GS‐ dtex&vw=b&re=134&caller=basic.aspx&jbf527= Transportation Risk‐Management 2 to GS‐7 level (a base hourly rate of $9.59 15326&AVSDM=2011‐03‐09+10%3a20%3a00 Specialist, Dept of Labor Counselor to $16.28, excluding locality pay). Students Apprenticeship (pursuing), BS in must meet the qualifications described Organizational Leadership (Pursuing), below plus additional requirements, Franklin Covey 4‐Disciplines of dependent upon the grade level of the Execution Consultant position and needs of the organization. Previous Assignments: USS Enterprise CVN‐65, USS Abraham Lincoln CVN‐72, 1. You must be a student. A student is an Navy Recruiting District Houston, Navy individual who is enrolled or accepted for Recruiting District Minneapolis enrollment in an accredited high school, Positions: Drug/Alcohol Prevention college, university, or technical or vocational Advisor, Personal Financial Specialist, school. Material/Maintenance Manager, Naval Safety Technician/Quality Assurance 2. Students must be in good academic Inspector, 4‐Disciplines of Execution Consultant. standing with at least a GPA of “C” or its equivalent. Best Regards, 3. You must be a U.S. Citizen. Phillip Durio, Chief Petty Officer, USN 4. You must be age 16 at time of employment. Watch Paul’s Story. 5. A work permit is required for students age 16. 6. In addition to a resume, eligible veterans should submit a copy of their DD Form 214 as part of the USAJobs “The first step to wisdom is application. silence; the second is listening.” – Carl Summer
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4. To prepare leaders in education and to generate knowledge to improve student opportunity, achievement, and success. Chief’s Corner Dear Reader, Provides easy access to research‐ I hope this issue of our newsletter finds you well. In the field of recruiting, our ability to based policies, practices, and offer insight is seldom regarded. In fact, on the best of days, we are more commonly resources for improving college revered as salesmen. That being said, I wanted to take a moment to describe what we see readiness and success of students as being the four most common trends amongst local young adults. These trends are: who are under‐represented in Increased level of apathy. higher education. The infrequent ability to efficiently transition from adolescence to adulthood. The difficulty to contrast and ascertain direction (the compass) from the speed (The clock) in which we travel towards (our goals) the path to prosperity. The ability to conduct research and analysis of career trends and necessary requirements. If you take time to review many of today’s recent studies you’ll notice that the trends described above have become all but uncommon. Unfortunately, I do not possess an advanced degree in the field of psychology; therefore, I will not attempt to reason or The mission of the Institute for speculate upon these noted trends. Instead, I’d like to recommend the following links to Higher Education Policy is to our young people and “key influencers” alike. Perhaps through review, our young people increase access and success in might be more capable of finding their bearings and we will be more in-tune with our postsecondary education around audience, their challenges, and our ability to assist them in the most positive manner. the world. Trends in Higher Education Pathways to Prosperity Military and The Transition to Adulthood Georgetown University Center on Millennials: A Portrait of Generation Next Education and the Workforce. Fastest Growing Occupations O*NET Online ASVAB Career Exploration Individual State Apprenticeship Sites PEW Research Center Rand Corporation Research Ready, Willing, and Unable to Serve Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Reports Building a Nation of Learners by Georgetown University Center on Education & The Workforce Advancing Americas Community Who serves in the U.S. Military? The Demographics of Enlisted Troops & Officers Colleges. Tough Choices or Tough Times A Sound Investment: The Community College Dividend Degree Completion Beyond Institutional Borders A Nation At Risk: The Imperative for Educational Reform Projections of Education Statistics to 2019 Delinquency: The Untold Story of Student Loan Borrowing The Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL) is a Strong financial knowledge and skills are critical to future success. As todays teens head national non‐profit organization off to college or begin their own careers, they will face choices and responsibilities that which creates and manages will have long-term effects on their financial futures. They must be prepared to make wise decisions about earning and spending, credit and budgeting, saving and investing. Visit the effective learning strategies for following link for teaching resources! working adults through parternships with employers, http://www.saveandinvest.org/Military/TeensMoney/index.htm higher education, the public sector, and labor. Best regards, Phillip Durio Chief Petty Officer United States Navy
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6. Navy Credentialing Opportunities Online(COOL): Navy program that pays for civiliancertifications/licensures related to your Navyoccupation.Navy Distance Learning Partnership Program(NDLP): Navy College partnership withregionally accredited colleges/universities aimedat providing Sailors two and four year degreesvia distance learning that are related to yourNavy Occupation.United Services Military Apprenticeship Program(USMAP): A formal apprenticeship programthat provides Sailors the opportunity to earn aU.S. Dept of Labor Apprenticeship Certificaterelated to the Sailors occupation.Tuition Assistance(TA): The Navy will pay$250.00 per a semester hour not to exceed theannual cap of 16-semester hours.Navy Program Afloat for College Education(NCPACE): The Navy has contracted withregionally accredited Central Texas College toplace professors onboard naval vessels. Sailorsare able to complete academic course worktuition-free; the only necessary purchase is textbooks. Credit transfer is ensured through theServicemembers Opportunity College (SOC)Consortium.Just to name a few… EEarn a job-related degree from one of our If the following applies, maybe it’s time to seek yourpartners… a1. American Military University local Navy Recruiter!2. Berkeley College 3. Bismarck State College 4. Central Texas College 5. Charter Oak State College Feeling Stressed?6. City University of Seattle Financial difficulties?7. Coastline Community College 8. Columbia College of Missouri Questioning your intent?9. ECPI College of Technology Dropped, withdrew, taken an incomplete, or even changed10. Embry‐Riddle Aeronautical University 11. Empire State College your major recently?12. Excelsior College 13. Florida National College Asked yourself the rhetorical question, “Is there a more14. Florida State College at Jacksonville efficient means?”15. Fort Hayes State University 16. Hawaii Pacific University Pressured as a result of deadlines and feel like your17. Old Dominion University spreading yourself thin?18. Olympic College 19. Regent University The reality of paying student loans has become vivid?20. Roger William University Not making the grades you want because your spending21. Saint Leo University 22. San Diego City College excessive time working?23. Saint Joseph’s College of Maine Felt like you could have vested more time researching24. Southern New Hampshire University various industries before selecting a major?25. Strayer University 26. Thomas Edison State College 27. Trident Technical College “What will you be remembered for in this lifetime?”28. TUI University 29. University of Maryland University College Minimum Starting Monthly Salary:30. University of Oklahoma 31. University of the Incarnate Word $1,467.60 - $1,729.80 (housing and subsistence included)32. Upper Iowa University 33. Vincennes University 1102 43rd Street Southwest, Fargo, ND 58103 Tel 701.277.1096 email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com WWW.NAVY.COM
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