Job Overview


Vacancy Identification Number (VIN) 1007742

OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln’s promise – “To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan” – by serving and honoring the men and women who are America’s Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?

Are you looking for a unique internship opportunity to gain valuable work experience in the public sector? 

The Aleda E. Lutz VA Medical Center is seeking enthusiastic and dedicated students to work in the Pathways Internship Program. During your internship, you will be exposed to the Federal work environment and will learn about the mission and the roles and responsibilities of the Department of Veterans Affairs!  This is a temporary student opportunity expected to last for twelve months or until the student’s graduation date.

This opportunity is open to current degree or certificate seeking students at a qualifying educational institution OR have been admitted/accepted for enrollment at a qualifying education institution.  You will be required to provide documentation to support your eligibility.  See the "How to Apply" section for details.

NOTE: You must maintain student eligibility and enrollment for the duration of the internship.  If you cannot, you are ineligible for this program.  Please review the "REQUIREMENTS" section of this vacancy announcement to ensure that you qualify for this internship.

Special Employment Consideration:  VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply, including those eligible for hiring under 5 CFR 213.3102(u), Schedule A, Appointment of persons with disabilities [i.e., intellectual disabilities, severe physical disabilities, or psychiatric disabilities], and/or Disabled veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30% or more.

VA professionals feel good about their careers and their ability to balance work and home life.  VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities.

For more information on the Department of Veterans Affairs, go to


Performing general office support work such as preparing, receiving, reviewing, and verifying documents; maintaining office records; locating and compiling data or information from files; compiling information for reports; keeping a calendar and informing others of deadlines and other important dates; sorting, scanning, filing documents in an established alphabetical or simple subject-matter filing system; and similar clerical support work within the organization. Included is typing work prepared from written material and/or voice recordings

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Work Schedule: 1st Shift 8:00 am to 4:30 pm or as agreed upon by the service supervisor

Position Description Title/PD#:  Student Trainee (Clerk/Typist) PD 3569-0

Relocation Expenses: Relocation expenses are not authorized for this position.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No