‘STEM Corps’ legislation would fill DOD’s gaps in tech talent
The bill by Reps. Jim Banks, R-Ind., and Andy Kim, D-N.J., would create a scholarship pool for students to receive tuition assistance in exchange for service in the DOD as tech specialists.
Marine Corps’ new education strategy focuses on tech-driven ‘continuous’ learning
The Marine Corps issues its first new education doctrine document in more than 20 years focused on continuous learning in the face of new tech challenges.
DOD, IC leaders push for diversity in IT workforce
Diversity in thought, diversity in culture and diversity in experiences are critical to national security, according to leaders from the DOD and IC.
AI needs more public-private partnerships, says OSTP’s Droegemeier
Droegemeier said the federal government needs to bring more academic and private sector organizations to the table.
Congress wants to give DOD a top IT workforce recruitment official
The House and Senate are each proposing a new assistant secretary (or higher) position to boost recruitment of a digital workforce in the DOD.
Weichert unveils federal IT, cyber direct hire authority days into OPM tenure
The new acting director unveiled the agency’s plans to offer direct hire authority for IT, cybersecurity and STEM jobs within the federal government during a Thursday media roundtable.