Pathways Internship (Range Management)

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Department Of Agriculture
The Natural Resource Conservation Service provides leadership in a partnership effort to help people conserve, maintain, and improve our natural resources and environment. ( )
Note: This vacancy is limited to the first 100 applications received. This vacancy will remain open until the 100th application is received OR midnight on the closing date of this announcement; whichever happens first.
Salary Range for GS-0499-03: $12.07 to $15.68 per hourSalary Range for GS-0499-04: $13.55 to $17.61 per hour
This job opportunity announcement is for the Pathways Internship Program, and is open to individuals who have been accepted for enrollment or who are currently enrolled and seeking a degree in a qualifying educational institution on a full or half-time basis (COPY OF TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED). Please review this entire job opportunity announcement for specific information on requirements for consideration.
NRCS is recruiting students to participate in the Pathways Internship Program. These positions are expected to be filled by May 2014. Positions to be filled are Student Trainees in Rangeland Management. Therefore, to be considered, students must indicate they are pursuing or are enrolled in any of the following academic programs: range management, range ecology & management, or range resources. The program allows students (ranging from high school to graduate school) to gain real, paid federal work experience while pursuing a college degree in a particular career field. Work locations will vary each summer and the duties and locations are designed to provide hands on experience and training in the specific discipline for which hired.
Student Trainees must be in good academic standing, as defined by the institution they are attending, and must meet the definition of a student throughout the duration of their Internship appointment. Student Trainees who need to complete less than the equivalent of half an academic/vocational or technical course-load immediately prior to graduating is still considered a student for purposes of this Program.
Within 120 calendar days after completing educational requirements of the position and Pathways Program requirements, Student Trainees may be eligible to non-competitively convert to a career conditional or TERM appointment. If non-competitively converted, the full promotion potential of the position may be to the GS-9 grade level. Conversion is not guaranteed and is based on the need of the agency.
Job Title: Pathways Internship (Range Management)
Department: Department Of Agriculture
Agency: Natural Resources Conservation Service
Job Announcement Number: NRCSPTHWYS-14-1097708-EI
SALARY RANGE: $12.07 to $17.61 / Per Hour
OPEN PERIOD: Friday, April 18, 2014 to Sunday, April 27, 2014
SERIES & GRADE: GS-0499-03/04
POSITION INFORMATION: Full Time - Internships
DUTY LOCATIONS: 2 vacancies in the following location(s):
WHO MAY APPLY: Students accepted for enrollment or enrolled and seeking a degree (diploma, certificate, etc.) from a qualifying educational institution at least half-time basis (as defined by the institution in which the student is enrolled). No prior Federal experience is required.

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