NOAA Pathways Internships (various locations in WA, OR and CA)

Student Intern (Biological Science)

Open & closing dates: 02/03/2020 to 02/18/2020
Salary: $34,916 to $75,958 per year
Appointment type: Summer – Not to Exceed (NTE) September 30, 2020. This position may be extended in 1 year increments.

Locations: 10 vacancies in the following locations:

  • Long Beach, CA (2 vacancies)
  • Santa Rosa, CA (2 vacancies)
  • Sacramento County, CA (2 vacancies)
  • Portland, OR (2 vacancies)
  • Seattle, WA (2 vacancies)

Position description excerpt:

NOAA is seeking bright, innovative, results-oriented students who are pursuing a degree or certificate program in an accredited educational institution for our Summer Intern Program.  The NOAA Summer Intern Program targets students currently enrolled (or currently enrolled and accepted for enrollment) 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 position is located in the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS). Applicants must be available to work at the duty location for the duration of the appointment.

*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.

Salary ranges will vary based on the location. Please visit: OPM Salary Charts for specific salary information related to a specific location.

As a Student Intern (Biological Sciences), you will perform the following duties:

  • Perform a variety of aid and technical assignments in the biological sciences pertaining to the scientific missions of the organization.
  • Assist with research projects including the assistance of field data collection and the analysis and preparation of products and grids using project data
  • Provide support for the production or publication of data bases and data collections.
  • Operate various types of laboratory equipment and computer software associated with reference data programs.
  • Assist in providing administrative support duties, including locating and compiling research data; organizing and maintaining files and records; preparing correspondence, reports, and briefing materials; and responding to general office inquiries.
  • Assist senior staff, project officers, analytical staff, and other staff as necessary.

Full (Biological Science) posting/Application (closes 02/18/2020)

Student Intern (Office Support)

Open & closing dates: 02/03/2020 to 02/10/2020
Salary: $30,454 to $45,652 per year
Appointment type: Summer – Not to Exceed (NTE) September 30, 2020. This position may be extended in 1 year increments.

Locations: 4 vacancies in the following locations:

  • Silver Spring, MD (2 vacancies)
  • Seattle, WA (2 vacancies)

Position description excerpt:

NOAA is seeking bright, innovative, results-oriented students who are pursuing a degree or certificate program in an accredited educational institution for our Summer Intern Program.  The NOAA Summer Intern Program targets students currently enrolled (or currently enrolled and accepted for enrollment) 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 position is located in the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS). Applicants must be available to work at the duty location for the duration of the appointment.

*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.

As an intern, you will be assigned tasks designed to familiarize you with different aspects of the occupation. Tasks will vary depending on the senior specialist’s workload, but may include the following:

  • You will use basic functions and procedures in database software to perform routine, related assignments covered by specific instructions.
  • Enter, delete, modify, and retrieve data from established databases.
  • Produce standard reports using clearly defined procedures.
  • Use basic functions and procedures utilizing Microsoft Office Suite to perform routine assignments.
  • Produce reports displaying data in standardized formats.
  • Assist with maintaining office files and records including organization and disposal of records and identifying files and record schedules.

Full (Office Support) posting/Application (closes 02/10/2020)