This internship is to provide a learning opportunity for a student enrolled in a field of study relating to their career path, to enhance their future goals and improve their knowledge with work experience in a working environment.
1. Performs selected tasks and phases of studies and projects that require application of basic theory and principles in th area of chemistry.
2. Participates with senior personnel in conducting non-routine projects.
3. Provides assistance to senior personnel in planning, monitoring and conducting special studies, projects and initiatives.
4. Prepares correspondence and other documentation.
GS-04: Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSA)
-Knowledge of basic theories, principles, and methodology of chemistry.
-Skill in applying basic occupational theory, principles, concepts and practices sufficient to perform student trainee assignments.
-Ability to follow instructions and guidance to complete assigned task and communicate information to others in oral or written format.
-Ability to analyze problems, identify significant factors, gather and interpret pertinent data and apply established rules and procedures in order to recommend effective solutions.
-Ability to learn and apply basic investigative techniques to accomplish work in the subject-matter field.
-Ability to search technical reports, computer software applications, and other guidelines to obtain information for senior personnel.
RECOMMENDED ARE OF STUDY: Seeking a degree in physical science, life sciences, or engineering that included 30 semester hours in chemistry, supplemented by course work in mathematics through differential and integral calculus, and at least 6 semester hours of physics.