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    This position is located with Bureau of Indian Affairs, Office of Trust Services Location Negotiable After Selection, United States.

    Summer work locations and duties vary and are designed to provide hands on experience and training.

    Upon successful completion of the Pathways Internship Program, students may be non-competitively placed into career-conditional positions within the BIA.

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    As a Student Trainee (Pathways), you will:

    • Serve in a developmental role to gain experience by working with higher graded employees/specialists in support of the mission of the BIA and will receive both formal and on-the-job training to develop the required knowledge and skill to successfully perform the duties of the position pertaining to the functions and operations of the organization and the specialty area, with an emphasis on the oversight, protection, management and utilization of federal Indian trust or restricted lands, such as assembling data, consolidating and preparing reports, gathering and analyzing requested information for a variety of projects, providing information to others and following up to assure completion. Receive other developmental assignments to broaden the student's knowledge of the BIA activities in related program areas and assist the student in acquiring the competencies of a target position.

    PATHWAYS PROGRAM NOTICE! Internship work assignment opportunities are based on BIA needs. Under this announcement, real estate services, land titles and records, minerals and energy, and forestry management programs will be given priority consideration. However, selections may be made for other program areas, including for the following targeted positions.

    1. Environmental
    2. Archeology
    3. Natural Resources Management and Biological Sciences
    4. Cartographic
    5. Rangeland or Agriculture Management
    6. Soil Conservation
    7. Forestry
    8. Accounting
    9. Civil Engineering
    10. Petroleum Engineering
    11. Legal Instruments Examining
    12. Realty
    13. Irrigation System Operation
    14. Hydrology
    The full performance level of this position is GS-4. Identification of promotion potential in this announcement does not constitute a commitment or an obligation on the part of management to promote the employee selected at some future date. A career ladder promotion is at the discretion of management, and in no way guaranteed.

    TELEWORK: Bureau of Indian Affairs has determined that the duties of the position are NOT suitable for telework under any circumstances.

    LWOP (LEAVE WITHOUT PAY/NONDUTY STATUS): Students will be placed on LWOP while attending school or completing academic requirements. The LWOP is a temporary nonpay and nonduty status (or absence from a prescheduled tour duty), which is granted based upon a student's educational needs (5 CFR 630.101).

    TRANSCRIPTS AND CLASS SCHEDULES: Students will be required to provide a copy of up-to-date transcripts and upcoming class schedule (unofficial may be acceptable) at the end/beginning of each academic semester/quarter for verification of enrollment and academic standing as proof of continuing eligibility for participation in the Pathways Internship Program.

    DRIVING MAY BE REQUIRED: Management may require the student employee of the position to operate a government-owned or leased motor vehicle to conduct assigned duties. If it is determined that operation during any work assignments, management will ensure the employee meets the state requirements and BIA safe driving policy requirements by submitting GSA Form 3607.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - May be required for summer rotational assignments and other developmental activities.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/559516700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.