“Oil Pipeline” Federal Jobs

Even though the Senate defeated the Bill on the Keystone XL Pipeline by a narrow vote there are OIL PIPELINE JOBS posted on USAJOBS.gov.
These are fascinating jobs that require a combination of highly specialized skills in: Oil Pipeline, Petroleum, Fuel Distribution, Accounting and Energy Industry knowledge. I searched for the words OIL PIPELINE on the USAJOBS homepage. I checked off US Citizen as the “Type of applicant,” and 16 jobs came up the day before Thanksgiving.
Check out a few of these jobs here:
…a Career Ladder position GS-9 to 12, with promotion potential to a GS-13
…a Student Trainee, Engineering Tech (Petroleum) position in the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement
…a Pathways Summer Law Intern Program—Energy Markets section of the Office of the General Counsel.

To Choose the Best College Majors, Veterans Need Early Career Counseling, Data Shows

Nearly half of recent veterans who use the GI Bill for post-secondary education fail to obtain a diploma or certificate within 10 years. Uninformed choices of college majors are a chief culprit, says The Resume Place.
"Student veterans who have done a certain job in the military need to analyze how it can translate to the world of civilian work."
"Veteran students should select courses, projects, professors and internships that will support their post-graduation careers," says Kathryn Troutman, author of Military to Federal Career Guide, Second Edition and president of The Resume Place.

College Counselors’ Top Tips for Students Applying for Federal Jobs

About one-fourth of US college students list government as one of their three major targeted employers, according to the 2013 Student Survey. Yet just 8.5% of all federal workers are younger than 30...a crucial strategy for bringing more young people in is strengthening their understanding of the fed’s application process.
The Resume Place - publisher of the new Student’s Federal Career Guide, 3rd edition and a certifying trainer on the federal hiring process - recently talked with federally trained career counselors at two colleges. Tamara Golden at the University of California, San Diego and Emily Gomez, MS at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill shared tips for getting the inside edge in the federal job market.