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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 or part-time when not attending classes (i.e. summers, fall and spring breaks, etc.). 

     

    These intern positions are designed to prepare student trainee's for employment after graduation as a Civil Engineer (Structural).  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:
    1.Internship selections will be made at the GS-02; GS-03; or GS-04 grade levels. These grade levels are what typical college students in their first; second; or third year can qualify for.
    2.After completion of Internship requirements, you may be eligible for conversion to the entry-level for the target occupation. Entry level for these positions are typically at the GS-07 grade level. The actual grade level at the time of conversion depends on academic achievement and other factors.
    3.The full performance level of this position is GS-11.  Progression from the entry-level to the full performance level for this occupation will depend on successful completion of all requirements for promotion. Promotions may be considered after a year at each grade level, but are not guaranteed to occur on a specific time schedule.

    See eligibility requirements for conversion to a permanent or term position in the "Other Information" section below.


    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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    Responsibilities

    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 of GS-11, you will be expected to:

    --Work from conceptional, schematic, or study drawings or from data obtained in the field, identifies loading assumptions and problems to be encountered and develops complete design of structure.
    -Devise methods of evaluation to be used in the design analysis.
    -Determine several solutions depending on the structure and based on varying loading conditions to find the most critical conditions for each portion or all of the structure i.e. seismic conditions, hydrologic velocities, uplift, etc.
    -Apply loads to structural members and performs stability and flotation analysis to obtain resultant stresses such as shear, tension, compression or torsion on the structure;
    -Make field trips to construction sites to observe progress, study problems, obtain data or offer technical assistance to field personnel;
    -Prepare or coordinates preparation and use of computer programs using theories of mechanics and structural design for structures and/or elements of structures.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    11

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Student/Internship Program Eligibles

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