Class of 2022: Michael Portillo is on the fast track to a career in the US foreign service – VCU News

By Leila Ugincius Earning an honorable mention in the Federal Reserve’s 2020 College Fed Challenge secured Michael K. Portillo’s decision to pursue a career in economic policy. “It was a fantastic experience,” Portillo said of the national competition in which undergraduate teams analyze economic conditions and recommend monetary policy. “I had the opportunity to work … Read more

a legacy by the sea

When Ronald Caird and his wife, Patricia, started growing flowers in 1972, they didn’t realize they were planting the seeds for a company that would one day span three generations. Celebrating 50 years in business this year, Por La Mar Nursery has grown into more than just a thriving wholesale operation — it’s a rich … Read more

Jobs & traineeships in EU institutions

The EU employs permanent staff (civil servants), contract staff and temporary staff, and offers traineeships (internships). It maintains databases of experts in relevant fields. permanent staff Permanent staff (civil servants) are classified either as administrators (AD) or as assistants (AST). Administrators are typically involved in drafting policies, monitoring the implementation of EU law, conducting analyzes … Read more

Voter-approved jobs program brings new hope after Train for Jobs SA delivers lackluster results

SAN ANTONIO – The City of San Antonio’s Train for Jobs SA program has struggled to meet its promised results, but there’s hope for a voter-approved program set to begin in the spring. The program that started in the middle of a pandemic designed to help those impacted by job loss received a lot of … Read more

Marketing team helps construction industry build diverse workforce

During the first quarter of 2021, Denver’s crane count increased by 22% from last October, according to the latest Crane Index Report by construction-industry consulting firm Rider Levett Bucknall. The city’s housing market is thriving, the report says, while infrastructure work, including the Interstate-70 expansion, provides incentives for more development in Denver. Associated General Contractors … Read more

Leaders address regional economic opportunities at InvestUP summit | News, Sports, Jobs

Upper Peninsula business and community leaders gather May 12 at Marquette for the UP CEO Summit. They discussed the region’s challenges, opportunities and strengths. MARQUETTE — More than 100 business and community leaders from across the Upper Peninsula gathered in May at the Upper Peninsula CEO Summit in Marquette. The inaugural event, hosted by InvestUP, … Read more

Wayne State conferences more than 600 degrees | youth

WAYNE — Wayne State College hosted commencement ceremonies for graduate and undergraduate students on May 7 in the college’s historic Willow Bowl amphitheater. Grand Island Mayor Roger Steele received the Alumni Achievement Award from the Wayne State Foundation during the undergraduate commencement ceremony. He graduated from Wayne State with a bachelor’s degree in pre-law studies … Read more

Creative student embraces challenges, variety provided by summer internship

Editor’s note: This is the fourth in a series of stories about Bellisario College students completing summer internships. UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — He’s a creator and a connector, consistently strving to make a positive impact, and as he prepares for his career Joe Yonke keeps making the most of every opportunity. This summer that includes … Read more