Job Overview


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.

About the Position:

Click here for more information on Pathways program participation.

Position(s) will be filled under the Department of the Army Pathways Intern Program.

The Department of the Army Pathways Internship Program is designed to provide students currently enrolled in a wide variety of educational institutions, from high school to graduate level, with opportunities to work and get paid while exploring federal careers through a job with the Department of Army.

Position(s) will be filled with a not to exceed date (NTE) of 30 September 2014.

Selectees can work any number of hours either full or part-time as agreed upon with supervisor provided the number of hours worked will not interfere with student's studies.

To learn more about the Pathways Internship Program, please visit: the Internship Program page on the Office of Personnel Management's website.

Who May Apply:

Department of the Army Internship Program Eligibles

Positions are open to current students 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 pursuing a qualifying degree or certificate.


Serves as a research clerk for the Strategic Studies Institute (SSI) while participating as an intern in the Pathways Program. Responsible for collecting and assisting in the gathering of information and data to be used by SSI faculty and staff working in the development and preparation of publications or presentations. Data and information used in the development of research projects, publications, briefings, and fact sheets will relate to international relations, US security policy, national policy formulation, civil-military relations, defense policy, national military strategy and theater-level military operations.
Conducts archival research and current literature searches. Performs specialized searches to provide written or oral synopses of the information available and to suggest further searches. Such searches involve use of basic research methods and techniques (e.g. bibliographic surveys, specialized library research, historical document research, contacting US government agencies and/or international agencies for information, etc.)

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No