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  • Knowledgeable Workforce. Agencies are constantly searching for new employees to enhance their teams and to ensure continuity in their workforce. Student employment programs can help agencies recruit and develop talented employees to support changing agency missions; ensure that they can meet their professional, technical, and administrative needs; and achieve a diverse, quality workforce.
  • Real-Time Assessment. Student employment programs provide managers the opportunity to evaluate the students' performance in real work situations before placing them in their permanent workforce. Post-graduation programs allow agencies to hire well-educated individuals into developmental positions to address their future human capital needs.
  • Exchange of the Latest in Technology and Knowledge. There is also an authority that can provide an opportunity for an invaluable exchange of information between agencies and colleges and universities, and the private sector, to foster mutual understanding and an exchange of ideas or to bring experienced practitioners to agencies.

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