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    Please note that San Juan, Puerto Rico is no longer available for this vacancy announcement. Applications are being considered for Mayaguez, Puerto Rico.


    This Summer Internship opportunity will start no sooner than May, 2018.

    Please note that if you are a Spring 2018 graduate, you will not be eligible for this Internship opportunity unless you are enrolled at a qualifying educational institution seeking an additional degree (diploma, Certificate, degree program, etc.) or an advanced degree. You also must submit proof of acceptance along with your current transcripts for consideration.

    Upon successful completion of the Pathways Internship Program and completion of their academic degree or Certificate program, individuals may be non-competitively converted to a Term position or permanent position in the Competitive Service.

    This position is located in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico. Applicants must be available to work there for the duration of the appointment.

    Cost of Living Allowance (COLA) for Puerto Rico is 3.48% and is not federally taxed. The COLA is not reflected in the locality salary shown in this vacancy announcement.

    NOAA is seeking bright, innovative, results-oriented students who are pursuing a degree or certificate program in an accredited educational institution for our Intern Program. The NOAA Pathways Internship Program targets students accepted for enrollment or currently enrolled in a degree-seeking or Certificate program at least on a half-time basis. (Applicants who do not meet the definition of student by the closing date of the announcement will not be considered).

    This vacancy may be used to fill other Student Trainee (Meteorology), GS-1399-03 positions throughout NOAA. The position must be alike (e.g. within the same geographic locations, same grade/band and requires the same qualifications as indicated in this vacancy announcement).

    *Travel, transportation, and relocation expenses will not be paid. All travel, transportation, and relocation expenses associated with reporting for duty in this position will be the sole responsibility of the selected employee.

    *A one year trial period may be required.

    *This position is not in the bargaining unit.

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    You will receive on-the-job and formal training to provide you with experience in tsunami warning and preparedness activities conducted by the National Weather Service Caribbean Tsunami Warning Program (CTWP). You will become familiar with National Weather Service programs, policies, and procedures; and you will have an opportunity to perform progressively more responsible assignments as experience is gained. You will also receive instructions and gain practical experience in analyzing tsunami marigrams, warning products, and implementing the US TsunamiReady and international Tsunami Ready programs in the Caribbean. You will have the opportunity to participate in scientific research and develop procedures to transfer research to operations.s.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Students who have been accepted for enrollment or are currently enrolled in an accredited educational institution in good academic standing. Good academic standing is determined by the educational institution, but is typically a Grade Point Average of a 2.0 on a 4.0 scale. Applicants must provide proof of current enrollment in school or documentation indicating acceptance in an accredited educational institution.

    Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/488614500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.