Student Trainee (Engineer GS-0899/Scientist, GS-1399)

Environmental Protection Agency
Washington D.C.
Mar 20, 2017
Mar 24, 2017
Full Time

About the Agency

Earth Day is every day at EPA! Come help us protect the environment! Our diverse workforce connects to more than just a career—we share a common passion to promote a cleaner, healthier environment. Discover how exciting safeguarding our natural resources and protecting human health can be. We consistently rank as one of the top Federal agencies in which to work, with great benefits and work flexibilities. Find yourself at EPA.

Salary will be based on the grade level for which you are selected and the duty station of the position.

This position is located in Office of Air and Radiation/ Office of Transportation and Air Quality in Ann Arbor, Michigan and Washington DC.

For more information on this office, visit their website:


This is an Internship position in the Pathways Program. This program provides students in high schools, colleges, trade schools, and other qualifying educational institutions with paid opportunities to work and explore Federal careers while completing their education. Interns without not-to-exceed dates who successfully complete the program may be converted to a term or permanent position in the competitive service without further competition.

One or more positions may be filled

  • Not Required

  • No

  • You must be a U.S. citizen.
  • If you are selected, a pre-employment background check is required.
  • If you are selected, a written participant agreement must be signed.
  • You must submit transcripts + proof of enrollment (see required documents).
  • This is a temporary position. See Other Information on assignment limits.
  • You must be enrolled at least half-time during your appointment.
  • Pathways Interns qualify for an initial appointment based on their educational achievements as described below:

    To qualify for the GS-07 level, you need to have completed one full academic year of graduate level education; or a bachelor’s degree with superior academic achievement.

    As part of the application process, you are required to submit college transcripts or a list of courses as described in the Required Documents section of this announcement. However, if you are selected, you must provide official educational transcripts before you start work with EPA. More information on verification of education can be found here:

    If you are selected, the entire period served under the Internship Program will be a trial period.

    This position is designated as Low Risk and requires a background investigation. Unless an appropriate background investigation is already on record with the Office of Personnel Management, you must undergo a background investigation.

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