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03.13.12 The Morning Buzz

Posted on March 13, 2012


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Welcome | PolitiCorps – PolitiCorps, a program of the Bus Project, is looking for public-interest minded candidates for its summer fellowship program.

Friends of Political Science at Portland State University – Rep. Dembrow is looking to bring on a campaign intern for the spring quarter to help with fundraising and some other activities. It would probably be 8-10 hours a week.

2012 Community Survey – We would like your feedback. We want to improve the community and comments on Columbian.com, and we’d like your input. Please take this short survey and share your thoughts on the comments — and how we’re doing with comment moderation. Everyone who fills out the survey will be entered to win a $50 gift certificate for Beaches Restaurant and Bar. Thanks!

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Urban Jungle – The Washington Post – We’re putting a number on the value of urban parks. It’s a lot more than you think. Take a look.

Some things to consider when asking yourself: Can You Afford to Relocate? Once you get an offer in another city, you’ll probably do everything you can to see if the new job is in your kind of town. If it is, don’t say ‘yes’ right away — make sure the salary is enough to pay for your lifestyle in that particular place.

Syracuse University takes the #1 spot for Public Affairs schools in US News’ Graduate Schools list.

5 Ways Young Professionals Want to be Led – Forbes – Recently, my organization facilitated a round table session with fifteen young professionals. Their main concern was how to advance in a multi-generational workplace. 

Putting Out Fires for a Fee – Volunteer Departments Get Taxes, but Some Insist That Residents Pay More

Personal Time Gets Short Shrift – Many entrepreneurs do whatever they can to keep their business plugging along—even if that means putting their health or other personal obligations to the wayside.

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