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USDA Natural Resources Conservation Internship      

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is currently seeking applicants for collegiate student internships across Texas. Student trainee positions include soil conservationists, soil scientist, rangeland management specialists and engineers.  This can be dual credit high school students also.

The USDA NRCS works in close partnership with farmers, ranchers, forest managers, non-governmental organizations, local and state governments, and other federal agencies to create and maintain healthy and productive working landscapes. These Pathway positions are normally for two consecutive summers before graduation allowing students to work in the field and the office under the mentorship of USDA NRCS staff. The hours acquired can lead to being hired full time with the agency upon graduation.

NRCS employees help stewards of agricultural lands and non-industrial private forest lands plan and implement proven conservation systems through technical and financial assistance designed to enhance productivity, improve soil and water health, and restore wetlands and wildlife habitat.

Pathways internships include:

Student Trainee (Public Affairs Specialist) Starting at $31,931 (GS 2-3)

Student Trainee (Rangeland Management) Starting at $31,931 (GS 2-3)

Student Trainee (Rangeland Management Specialist) Starting at $32,570 (GS 3)

Student Trainee (Soil Science) Starting at $31,931 (GS 2-3)

Student Trainee (Engineering) Starting at $31,931 (GS 2-3)

Soil Trainee (Soil Conservation) Starting at $31,931 (GS 2-3)

Recent graduate positions will be posted soon on https://www.usajobs.gov/.

Application deadline for these positions is Oct. 28, 2022.  Visit www.usajobs.gov to set up your profile and apply. Information to assist students in applying is available at www.tx.nrcs.usda.gov under "Employment Opportunities."

 



   
 
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