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    LOCATION: This position is located in the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN), Office of Colors and Cosmetics, located in College Park, Maryland.

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    The Recent Graduate Program is a new program that provides employment opportunities for recent graduates and individuals who obtained certificates from qualified educational institutions or programs. The program enables individuals to explore Federal civil service employment at the beginning of their careers; and engages them at the onset of their work lives, before their career path are fully established. The program duration is one year. Upon successful completion of the program and at the agency's discretion, the appointee may be converted to a term or permanent position in the competitive service.

    As a Chemist, you will use your knowledge of chemical principles, theories, methods, and processes to:

    - Conduct systematic and objective inquiry using physical tests and wet laboratory analysis.
    - Follow study design methods and procedures to mitigate abnormal reactions.
    - Perform routine calculations.
    - Collect and record test results and observations.
    - Maintain thorough laboratory notebooks and instrument records.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    1320 Chemistry

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