The Pathways 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. Intern positions are established under a Federal program called Pathways for Students and Recent Graduates to Federal Careers
The APHIS Biological Science Intern Program offers you the opportunity to gain valuable work experience in your field of study and will help you pursue your career goals, while doing work that touches the lives of Americans every day. The program offers a formal training experience that may last up to 2 years, with the possibility of conversion to a permanent position upon successful completion of the program. Conversion is not guaranteed. Permanent positions may include Microbiologist, Wildlife Biologist, Biological Scientist, Agriculturist, or Plant Protection and Quarantine Officer.
As an intern, you may work a full or part time schedule depending on your availability. You may be eligible for health insurance coverage and other benefits available to Federal employees. This is your opportunity to begin building a successful career!
USDA is a great place to start or continue your career. USDA is ranked as one of the top 10 "Best Places to Work in the Federal Government" by the Partnership for Public Service (http://bestplacestowork.org/BPTW/rankings/overall/large). Rankings are based on employee feedback regarding satisfaction with their work experience.
The educational/career focus & locations for the APHIS Biological Science Intern program are:
Travel and housing expenses will not be paid.
APHIS is an emergency response agency. This means that all Agency employees may be asked or assigned to participate in rotating temporary duty assignments to support emergency programs at some time during their careers with APHIS. For details click: APHIS Emergency Response
The duties described are for the GS-7 full performance level. At the GS-4 and GS-5 grade levels, assignments will be of more limited scope, performed with less independence and limited complexity. Interns will work in one or more of the following capacities:
Closes Monday 3/20/2017
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