Student Trainee (Biology) (Pathways Internship)

  • Army Corps of Engineers
  • Seattle, WA, United States
  • Mar 17, 2017
Temporary Admin Assistant/Environmental Support Biology/Ecology Natural Resources Watershed/Stormwater Wetlands/Coastlines/Floodplains Wildlife/Endangered Species

Job Description

About the Position: Seattle District, Corps of Engineers, Seattle, Washington is one of the world's premier public engineering organizations, capable of providing a full spectrum of engineering services.  Our strength lies in our technical excellence, our willingness to collaborate with our customers and understand their needs, and, our ability to facilitate creative solutions to achieve mutual goals.

This position provides assistance and support to professional and technician personnel for studies concerned with the protection, preservation and enhancement of environmental resources.

Position(s) will be filled under the Department of the Army Pathways Intern Program. Click here for more information on Pathways program participation.

Who May Apply:

Students who are eligible for participation in the Department of the Army Internship Program

Positions are open to current students pursuing a qualifying degree or certificate in an accredited high school, college (including 4-year colleges/universities, community colleges, and junior colleges); professional, technical, vocational, and trade school; advanced degree programs; or other qualifying educational institution.


You will serve as a Student Trainee (Biology) and provide assistance and support to professional and technician personnel while broadening skills and gaining practical experience.  Tasks will vary depending on the senior specialist's current workload, but may include the following:

  • Clerical duties such as typing and reviewing reports, editing, formatting, setting up mailings, web design, filing or sending reports to the archives.
  • Data entry using Excel files and spreadsheets.
  • Researching environmental studies and reports.
  • Collating studies and consolidating information.
  • Help with environmental field studies in such areas as fisheries, wildlife and water quality sampling.
  • Assisting staff with upkeep of field work areas.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Up to 10% Temporary Duty Travel (TDY) may be required.

Closes Tuesday 3/28/2017

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Job Level

Entry-level, Intern (Paid)


Government- Federal


$31,699 to $41,203/year. Series & Grade GS-0499-04.