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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 Geographer.  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 levels. 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:

    • Plan and execute studies relating to physical and cultural environments for use in civil works projects/activities/operations.
    • Develop geo-referenced digital databases and ensures database information is correctly linked to appropriate mapping elements so that analyses of the information can be performed, displayed and outputted to create final products.
    • Apply professional judgment, technical skills and knowledge to perform analyses of GIS data and produce final products.
    • Plan, develop and acquire geospatial data using appropriate tools and sources.
    • Ensure implementation of the Spatial Data Standards for Facilities Infrastructure and the Environment (SDSFIE) for metadata collections.
    • Convert data from various graphic and nongraphic formats to electronic formats, and from various electronic and hard copy media.
    • Generate three-dimensional digital terrain models, topographic contours and cross-sections from topographic survey or photogrammetric data.
    • Evaluate the availability and technical adequacy of other existing digital data generated by other government agencies, private sector, learning institutions and individuals for utilization on District projects.
    • Perform land surveys including topographic surveys and establishing vertical and horizontal control at various project sites. Leads the survey with support from area office staff.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Student/Internship Program Eligibles

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