The Internship Program is designed to provide students enrolled in a wide variety of educational institutions, from high school to graduate level, with opportunities to work in agencies and explore Federal careers while still in school and while getting paid for the work performed. This Student Trainee position will be filled as an Intern not-to-exceed appointment. This job is open to current students enrolled in accredited educational institutions from high school to graduate level. Includes internships, pathways and other student programs.
- Receives training in the principles, concepts, work processes, and regulations of one or more functional areas of Natural Resources Management and Biological Sciences.
- Work assignments are usually clear-cut and designed to provide experience in a variety of activities.
- On a scheduled basis, following the Pathways Participant Agreement, receives assignments in various Natural Resources Management and Biological Sciences functions to gain an understanding of the various program concepts and operations.
- Develop an understanding of the total mission as well as organizational/functional interrelationships.
- Develop a foundation for more specialized application of knowledge gained from on-the-job training assignments.
- Receives formal and on-the-job training in OPM, Department of Agriculture and Forest Service policies, rules, regulations, and procedures.
- Is instructed on the use of personal computers, and file and data management.