Job Title:Student Trainee (ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN) - Internship
Department:Department of the Army
Agency:U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Job Announcement Number:SWGG13551609877663P
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|$26,418.00 to $34,343.00 / Per Year|
|Thursday, April 25, 2013 to Wednesday, May 01, 2013|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Multiple Schedules - Internships NTE One year|
|1 vacancy in the following location:|
Saint Paul, MN United StatesView Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
|Students who are currently enrolled or accepted at a qualifying institution on at least a half time basis, pursuing an Engineering Technology diploma or degree closely related to this field (must have completed 1 full academic years of qualifying post-high school study).|
Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.
To be eligible for this appointment students must be currently enrolled or accepted at a qualifying institution on at least a half time basis, pursuing an Engineering Technology diploma or degree closely related and complete at least 640 hours of career related work prior to graduation.
About the Position:
This position is with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineering and Construction Division, Design Branch. The St. Paul District is responsible for planning water resource projects in the Upper Mississippi Valley. Projects include supporting inland navigation, flood risk management, restoring environmental resources and providing emergency response to disasters. The Engineering Technician intern will work under the direction of a higher-graded technicians and with a team of higher-graded engineers to accomplish a wide variety of tasks such as, preparing or revising CADD drawings of engineering designs.
About the Pathways Internship Program:
The purpose of the Pathways Internship Program is to provide the intern with exposure to public service, enhance educational experience, and support educational goals. The program is formally structured to give interns the opportunity to work in positions related to their academic/career goals. Participant completes assigned duties, tasks, readings, and developmental activities specified in the program. A written agreement is required between the US Army Corps of Engineers St Paul District and the intern. Within 120 calendar days after completing educational requirements, the employing agency may non-competitively promote and convert an intern to a career/career-conditional or term appointment. The conversion is not guaranteed and is based on the needs of the agency.
About the Surrounding Area:
Saint Paul is the capital of Minnesota and the seat of Ramsey County. Along with Minneapolis, it occupies the center of the fifteen-county Twin Cities metropolitan statistical area. The city developed in the late nineteenth century through the efforts of railroad Baron James Hill and religious leader Archbishop John Ireland. In addition to being a primary transportation and distribution hub, Saint Paul has gained a national reputation for its effective local government, attractive architecture, rich cultural environment, and quality of life. The combined cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul are highly rated for their livability and rank among the country's best places for growing a business.
Who May Apply:
Current students from accredited educational institutions interested in paid internship opportunities with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Paul District.
- Must be accepted or enrolled as a degree-seeking student in good standing
- Academic course load must be at least half-time
- Moving expenses will not be paid
- Copies of College Transcripts MUST be submitted with application
- If selected, must provide proof of U.S. Citizenship