The federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF) is an incentive for these graduates to consider taking jobs in public service areas.
In the past, teachers gave lessons using chalkboards, filmstrips and overhead projectors — methods that had limited interactivity. Teachers now have multiple ways of presenting content. Students can now demonstrate their learning in ways other than pencil-and-paper tests.
Elizabeth White, the director of the veterinary technology program at Pierce College, says the veterinary medical field in Los Angeles is offering a growing number of job opportunities.
Psychotherapist Betsy Spier, an instructor at UCLA Extension, says substance abuse counselors in Los Angeles are expected to be in high demand in coming years.
Megan Eigenbrod, a disability management counselor at California State University, Northridge, is committed to preparing business majors with disabilities for the labor force in Los Angeles.
More than 70 percent of undergraduate college students take out student loans to help with college costs. The U.S. Department of Education offers several different repayment plans to ease the burden of loan payments for new graduates as they work to establish their careers.
CareerConnect is a $107 million competition to redesign American education. The competition encourages local school districts and post-secondary institutions to develop STEM-focused programs that will graduate students with work-ready skills and knowledge.
Veteran criminalist Donald Johnson says the criminal justice system is in need of sharp forensic scientists that excel in science, math and computer technology.
Dr. Sunil Mangalassary of CSULA says a demand for nutritious food selections is creating a fresh wave of employment opportunities for innovative food scientists.
Bob Hope Airport in Burbank not only generates tens of thousands of local jobs within a single year, but also feeds a diverse amount of ancillary markets.
Local Mother On A Mission To Raise Funds For Ovarian Cancer Research After Losing Daughter To The Disease
Paulinda Babbini calls Robin a dream daughter – student body president, cheerleader, homecoming queen at Pacific Hills High School in West Hollywood. But at 20, she lost her battle with the disease.
Storm chaser Scott Nicholson remembers the day he first fell in love with extreme weather.
The school year has begun, and Debra Palmer’s fifth-grade class is learning the usual subjects. There’s some math, some English – and of course, the kids will also design their own underwater robots.
The federal government provides billions in grants, loans and work-study opportunities to undergraduate and graduate students each year.
The federal Pell Grant program is the nation’s largest needs-based college grant program.