This position is year-round. During the school year part-time hours will apply; however, during school breaks and the summer period, full-time hours may apply. The work schedule may be adjusted to meet the needs of the student's schedule.
Opened Friday 5/19/2017
Closes Wednesday 5/24/2017
This vacancy is limited to the first 25 applications received and will close at midnight Eastern Time on the day this application limit is reached regardless of the closing date specified in this vacancy announcement. Any application received prior to midnight Eastern Time of the day the application limit is reached will be accepted and considered. You are strongly encouraged to submit all required supporting documents at the time of application should the vacancy close earlier than stated in this announcement due to the applicant limit being reached. Supporting documents will not be accepted once the vacancy announcement closes.
Salary: $44,941 (Step 01) to $58,428 (Step 10); NOTE: First time hires to the Federal Government are typically hired at the Step 01.
In order to be eligible for an appointment under the Pathways Internship Program:
The USGS Eastern Geology & Paleoclimate Science Center is seeking a graduate level student working towards a degree in geography or related physical or social science such as geology, cartography, computer science, or remote sensing to gain practical experience in geography.
As a Student Trainee (Geography) you will serve in a trainee capacity, performing routine and recurring development assignments to acquire knowledge and understanding of functions, principles, practices, and methods used in the area of geography.
Work Environment and Physical Requirements:
Fieldwork may require travel to international countries and remote locations. Which include primarily lifting and carrying of heavy field equipment, exposure to sun, heat, cold, insects, variable physical and environmental conditions of developing nations and regions.