Be Remarkable, Make a
Difference! Join the Natural Resources Conservation Service team and help us
conserve our nation's Natural Resources! Visit our web site
(http://www.nrcs.usda.gov) to learn more.
This vacancy announcement is open to
U.S. citizens. We expect to fill six positions at the following locations in Montana: Big Timber, Forsyth, Jordan, Kalispell,
Shelby and Sheridan. The location will be determined upon hire.
The purpose of the Pathways Student
Intern Program is to provide interns with exposure to public service, enhance
educational experience and provide financial support to encourage and support
educational goals. The program is formally structured to give interns the
opportunity to work in positions related to their academic/career goals.
Participants will complete assigned duties, tasks, readings, and developmental
activities as specified in the program.
Students will work full-time in the
summer. Students are normally placed into a non-pay status when they return to
school each fall, then returned to work the following summer. Students must be
willing and available to be assigned to any of our field or area offices within
As a Soil Conservationist student
intern, you will work with staff specialists to assist with various stages of
conservation planning, surveying and carrying out resource conservation plans.
The internship provided intensified training in soil conservation and is
qualifying for a professional position upon graduation from college.
· Accompanying soil conservationist to
observe methods used in meeting resource conservation needs.
· Gathering and assembling data for
use in basic conservation plans.
· Performing surveys used for design
and preliminary layout work, participating in inspections of construction and
making field notes.
· Be able to use a personal computer,
scanner, or other automated office equipment.
- Occasional Travel
- Some travel is involved during the summer months. The amount of this travel will vary from site to site and is dependent on project work load. This travel may be on improved or unimproved roads.