Job Overview


This position has an educational requirement and you must submit unofficial transcripts or a list of completed courses with the credit hours received in order to be considered.

The Pathways Recent Graduates Program affords developmental experiences in the Federal Government intended to promote possible careers in the civil service to individuals who have recently graduated from qualifying educational institutions or programs. To be eligible, applicants must apply within two years of degree or certificate completion (except for veterans precluded from doing so due to their military service obligation, who will have up to six years after degree completion to apply). Successful applicants are placed in a dynamic, developmental program with the potential to lead to a civil service career in the Federal Government. The program lasts for 1 year (unless the training requirements of the position warrant a longer and more structured training program).

This Division deals with a wide variety of natural resource matters that potentially affect all Americans, for the most part under the aegis of the Department of Agriculture, Department of the Interior, and Environmental  Protection Agency. Natural resource programs include environmental,  agricultural, energy, conservation, recreation and Native American issues.  To learn more about the Office of Management and Budget please visit


Policy analysts are the core source of expertise on all matters pertaining to the programs and operations of Federal departments and agencies. Incumbents are expected to:

(1) Conduct economic, regulatory, program evaluation, legislative, management, and organizational analyses in assigned program areas.
(2) Resolve program and policy issues and render advice; 
(3) Initiate, contribute to and synthesize analytical work on program and policy issues in the areas of climate, energy and related issue areas and use it to develop and support recommendations.
(4) Develop analytically sound policy, program and otheroptions and materials for a variety of purposes throughout the year based on detailed, quantitative analysis.

Responsibility will increase and assignments will become more complex as your training and experience progresses.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No