NASA Seeking Summer Interns for 2014

To Prospective NASA Student Interns with Disabilities,

NASA is looking to increase the number of students with disabilities pursuing science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) careers through our internship programs. Disability means both physical and mental disabilities. NASA has a two-percent hiring goal for employment of people with disabilities and internships are a good way to get experience. Students can apply for summer 2014 internships right this very minute! The deadline for submitting applications is Saturday, March 1, 2014, and we will begin extending offers to students as early as Thursday, January 16, 2014. Continue reading

A Ridiculous Question

Submitted by alewis on Thu, 01/02/2014 – 11:32
Blog Date:Thursday, January 2, 2014
By Anil Lewis

So you go to work tomorrow, and it is pay day. You receive a paycheck for $15.00 for two weeks of work. You speak to your supervisor, and you are informed that the company has switched to a new payroll model based on a new law, Section D (9) (u), that calculates wages based on a new commensurate wage formula. This new formula is only used to calculate the wages paid to you and others like you. Although you are as productive as the other employees, no one else but you and others like you are subjected to this new wage formula, especially not management or the company executives. In fact, the executives are now receiving six-figure salaries as a result of the cost savings created by the new wage structure for workers like you. You complain, to no avail. Managers attempt to convince you that this new structure still offers you the ability to receive the tangible and intangible benefits of work. After all, it is not about the money, it is about fulfillment. Continue reading