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    About the Position:

    Position(s) will be filled under the Department of the Army Pathways Intern Program. Click here for more information on Pathways program participation.

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is hiring exceptional interns to fill our dynamic positions!  For this internship, you must be able to work full-time when not attending classes (i.e. summers, fall and spring breaks, etc.), part-time, full-time, flexible, XX hours per week, etc.  

    This intern position is designed to prepare a student trainee for employment after graduation as a Physical Scientist.  Interns will be assigned tasks designed to increase familiarity with the target occupation in a real world work environment.

    This opportunity follows a standard promotional path: 

    • Internship selections will be made at the GS-02, GS-03, or GS-04 level(s). These grade levels are what typical college students in their first, second, or third year can qualify for.

    Who May Apply:

    Positions are open to current students pursuing a qualifying degree or certificate 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 on at least a half-time basis (as defined by the institution in which the student is enrolled).  Short-term training programs (e.g., several two-week programs completed) are not considered an academic course of study.

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    This position provides for development and training under the Pathways Internship Program.  Intern assignments become more responsible as incumbent increases knowledge and skills through work experience and academic training.  

    At the full-performance level GS-11, you will be expected to:

    • Develop and prepare water management regulations for the operation of flood control and multi-purpose projects; water control, operations and maintenance manuals; water management operation planning studies; hydrologic and meteorological studies; special hydrologic research investigations for specific geographic areas; post flood reports, and water management portions of reconnaissance and feasibility reports and design memoranda for proposed projects; water management aspects of environmental assessments and impact statements; and the methodology and necessary tools to perform these functions.

    • Maintain continuing surveillance over the large, complex water control systems within assigned geographic areas.
    • During major flood events, increased surveillance of the hydro-meteorological and project conditions and projects is required.
    • Analyze weather, precipitation, runoff, channel, and other water control conditions and information to insure that water control systems are operating and functioning.
    • Develop functional operating criteria for assigned flood control projects.
    • Determine work schedules, funding requirements, criteria to be used, extent of coordination required, alternatives to be considered, and considerations to be given to unique and special functional meteorological, hydrological, and water management requirements.
    • Develop unique methods and tools, and implement computer applications for the analysis of hydro-meteorological conditions, water management operations, and studies.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Student/Internship Program Eligibles

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