Peace Corps

Cameron Beach

Peace Corps plans to start sending volunteers overseas again

The Peace Corps says it’ll start sending volunteers overseas again in mid-March after it evacuated them from posts around the world two years ago due to…

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Bill to strengthen IG independence seeks to correct ‘unconscionable’ long-term vacancies

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In a half century in and out of the Peace Corps, she’s done it all

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The secret to managing through shutdowns, relocations and retirements

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Joe Heck

Amid government shutdown, commission wants to make public service popular again

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FILE - In this Oct. 27, 2016, file photo, a guest looks at the Touch Bar on a MacBook computer shown in a demo room following the announcement of new products at Apple headquarters, in Cupertino, Calif. Apple is opening a new training camp designed to address the technology industry's scarcity of women in executive and computer programming jobs. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

National Science Foundation seeks to ‘lower the barriers’ to reskilling federal workforce

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Census Bureau

Census director nominee sees ‘confidence’ in cybersecurity preparations

Steven Dillingham, the Trump administration’s pick to head up the Census Bureau, just 18 months out from the 2020 decennial count, faces the challenge…

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Peace Corps

New Peace Corps director Jody Olsen most enjoys seeing ‘people change’

The organization’s 20th director started her service as a volunteer in Tunisia in the 1960s and said she hopes it can continue its mission while maintaining…

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Commission hopes national conversation sparks public interest in military, public service

The National Commission on Military, National and Public Service launched its two-year study, which will gather public feedback on the military’s selection service and other civilian volunteer programs. Commissioners hope these conversations will renew the public’s interest in serving in national service.

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