Job Overview


About the Agency

Want to work for a contemporary water management agency whose mission is to assist in meeting the increasing water demands of the West while protecting the environment and the public's investment? Join the staff of the Bureau of Reclamation as a Student Trainee. This is a student internship opportunity under the Pathways Program. The major objective of the Pathways Program is to employ students, giving them a chance to work in a Federal agency and resume or continue their education without interruption caused by financial pressure. Students appointed may work part-time while school is in session and full-time (depending upon the needs of the agency) when students are on a vacation period or whenever the school is officially closed.

This position is located with the Bureau of Reclamation, Mid-Pacific Region, South Central California Area Office, located in Fresno, CA. For more information on the Fresno area visit:

Additional vacancies may be filled from this vacancy announcement.


This is a temporary Student Internship opportunity under the Pathways Program.

Brief Description of Duties: The incumbent assists in the oversight of resources management contracts; collects, compiles, and analyzes data for various reports; conducting field/sampling surveys and documenting findings, analyses, and recommendations; writing short-term studies using established fact finding and evaluation procedures; and attending guided tours to familiarize the incumbent with types and locations of resources managed by Reclamation.

Supervisory Status


Promotion Potential


Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Who May Apply

This job is open to…

Student Program Eligibles within the local commuting area and Veterans Preferance eligibles who meet the Pathways program requirements within or outside the local commuting area.

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