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Diplomacy in Action

The Department of State (DOS) is one of the most well known executive departments within the government. The DOS is primarily responsible for managing and implementing US foreign policy as determined by the president. This includes representing the United States abroad, training foreign militaries, countering international crime, and offering assistance to foreign countries in need...

Preparing America’s Workforce

The Department of Labor (DOL) is focused on maintaining a prosperous workforce throughout the United States. The DOL’s programs are designed to train individuals for their jobs, ensure safe working environments, secure appropriate pay and benefits for employees, and avoid discrimination...

Applying to Grad School? 5 Tips to Make Your Résumé Stand Out

Whether you’re applying to graduate school to advance in your current career path or pursue a new one, you will be asked to include a copy of your résumé or curriculum vitae (CV) outlining your professional and academic experience...

4 Ways To Fund Your Graduate Education

Figuring out how to pay for graduate school is a common concern for many prospective students. The main options include personal savings, student loans, employer assistance, and scholarships...

Promoting Innovation, Ensuring Security and Prosperity

The US Department of Energy (DOE) regulates all forms of energy use and production, including nuclear power. It conducts vast amounts of research and has more labs dedicated to the pursuit of physical science than any other group. This department is also in charge of research pertaining to genomics, or DNA mapping...

Working to Reduce Poverty in America

Catholic Charities USA is a religious nonprofit organization that strives to meet the needs of people living in poverty as well as provide disaster relief. In its day-to-day operations, the organization uses programs, advocacy, events, and member services to assist those who need it most. In addition to providing these services, the organization calls on local communities and volunteers to assist...