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Internships with the US Dept of Energy

U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Science

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Are you interested in performing important work in a challenging environment? If you are, the Office of Science is involved in a variety of sciences, science education, and funding of science research.

We are the single largest supporter of basic research in the physical sciences in the United States, providing more than 40 percent of total funding for this vital area of national importance. We oversee and are the principal federal funding agency for our Nation’s research programs in high-energy physics, nuclear physics, and fusion energy sciences.

If this sounds interesting to you, we encourage you to apply for both summer and student internship opportunities with the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Science if you are at least 16 years of age, a US citizen and in high school or college. We have many locations across the United States where you would be part of the Career Pathways Internship Program from mid-May 2013 through September 30, 2013, with the opportunity to work part time throughout the year as well.

 

  • Major Duties: You will have an opportunity to work in areas related to your personal interests or fields of study under the supervision of scientists and other professionals within the agency.
  • Qualifications: You must be attending and/or enrolled to attend as a diploma/degree-seeking student taking at least half-time academic, technical, or vocational course-load in an accredited high school, technical, vocational, 2 or 4 year college or university, graduate, or professional school.
  • Benefits: Benefits include flexible work schedules, holidays and sick leave.
  • Open Application Period: March 13, 2013 – March 19, 2013
  • How to apply: Please apply online at www.usajobs.gov for the specific vacancies listed below. You must also submit a resume, unofficial transcript, and a document from your school stating you are attending and/or enrolled to attend as a diploma/degree-seeking student. The following links will be available during open application period dates only.

 

Summer Internship Positions

DOE13-SC-ITRN-001 (General) DOE13-SC-ITRN-004 (General)
DOE13-SC-ITRN-001 (Human Resources) DOE13-SC-ITRN-004 (Human Resources)
DOE13-SC-ITRN-001 (Administrative/Office Support) DOE13-SC-ITRN-004 (Administrative/Office Support)
DOE13-SC-ITRN-001 (Information Technology Mgmt) DOE13-SC-ITRN-004 (Information Technology Mgmt)
DOE13-SC-ITRN-002 (Biological Sciences) DOE13-SC-ITRN-005 (Biological Sciences)
DOE13-SC-ITRN-002 (Physical Science) DOE13-SC-ITRN-005 (Physical Science)
DOE13-SC-ITRN-002 (Mathematics and Statistics) DOE13-SC-ITRN-005 (Mathematics and Statistics)
DOE13-SC-ITRN-002 (Engineering) DOE13-SC-ITRN-005 (Engineering)
DOE13-SC-ITRN-003 (Financial Management) DOE13-SC-ITRN-006 (Financial Management)
DOE13-SC-ITRN-003 (Legal) DOE13-SC-ITRN-006 (Legal)
DOE13-SC-ITRN-003 (Business/Industry) DOE13-SC-ITRN-006 (Business/Industry)
DOE13-SC-ITRN-003 (Copyright and Patent) DOE13-SC-ITRN-006 (Copyright and Patent)

If you have any questions, please contact Donell Dube (dubedm@oro.doe.gov) | 865-576-2803.

Recent Grad looking for Employment with a Stable Employer?

Are you tired of hearing of one company after another going bankrupt or having difficulties in this tough economy?  Consider working for one company that has been around for quite some time: the Federal Government.    The benefits are there as well as the demand for young and fresh employees.   Some estimates put that the Federal Government will be retiring nearly 500,000 baby boomers over the course of the next ten years so the need to fill roles now is paramount.

Here is one Federal opportunity design specifically for recent graduates:

Public Service Fellows Program

The Partnership for Public Service is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that works to revitalize our federal government by inspiring a new generation to serve and by transforming the way government works.

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The Public Service Fellows Program is structured to enable each Fellow to significantly contribute to the Partnership’s work while gaining valuable experience.F ellows are assigned to one of the Partnerships teams based on their skill and interest match. During their tenure, fellows are fully integrated within the teams projects and meetings. Fellows may also be asked to lend support on projects for other teams, as needed, and to occasionally assist with administrative duties, such as mailings, greeting visitors, and directing phone calls.

Departments/Areas accepting fellows fo Fall 2009 are as follows:

  • Business Development/Fundraising
  • Communications
  • Education & Outreach
  • Government Affairs
  • Nonprofit Management/Accounting
  • Government Transformation
  • Research

QUALIFICATIONS:  Strong commitment to public service issues Desire to learn about issues affecting the federal government. Desire and ability to interact with other organizations including those in the non-profit, academic, private, media, and governmental sectors. Excellent writing and analytical skills. Good presentation skills. Ability to work well in a fast-paced ever-changing environment and to work on multiple assignments in a given time frame. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work as a member of a tea.  Current student or recent graduate of an undergraduate or graduate program. Proficiency in web-based research and Microsoft Office programs.

For full description of specific department, check out the posting on ZagTrax.net with ID#: 3155.

Do you have a Jack Bauer Within You?

Are you going through withdraw of the familar tick-tock of the dynamic and fast-paced show “24”?  When you settle down for your favorite television show 24 so you secretly wish that you had a life or even career like that?  As long as you realize that Jack Bauer is fiction with the perfect example being that no one ever survives that many near death attempts, the Career Center may have a great opportunitiy for you.

Recently the Federal Bureau of Invesitagtion forwarded a lead to our office for  Staff Operations Specialist positions. The requirements are as follows:

  • Applicant must be a recent graduate (within the last two years)
  • Applicant must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Applicant must be a United States Citizen
  • Applicant must be able to obtain a TS-SCI clearance
  • Applicant must successfully pass the FBI background investigation to include compliance with the FBI drug policy.

Serving as a member of the Field Intelligence Group (FIG), you will provide direct support to Special Agents and Intelligence Analysts as the team works detailed cases and projects. In this important role, you perform a broad range of complex operational/administrative functions to include assessing case developments, recommending appropriate action, preparing/presenting oral briefings and written reports, and researching informational leads for credibility/value.

The FBI seeks proactive candidates with a solid understanding of data collection methodologies/techniques; strong analytical skills; and current knowledge of military, economic, cultural, geographic, and socio-economic conditions around the world.

Must possess the ability to learn the FBI’s various computerized database systems, and have exceptional strategic reasoning and superior communication skills.

For more information for jobs within the FBI, check out their site here: http://www.fbijobs.gov/

All resumes need to be faxed to Vicki Thorness at 206-262-2046 by July 4, 2009.

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