US Forest Service – Rocky Mountain Region Pathways Announcement

The US Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Region is accepting applications for various Student Trainee and Intern positions. Our mission is to lead in the conservation and wise use of the nation's forests and grasslands. To carry out this mission, the US Forest Service is organized into three areas: the National Forest System, Research, and State and Private Forestry. As part of the National Forest System, the Rocky Mountain Region enjoys a proud heritage in the Forest Service. Wyoming's Shoshone National Forest and Colorado's White River National Forest are among the first National Forests Congress proclaimed, carved from the original Forest Reserves. These and other Forests and Grasslands continue to hold in trust America's resources- timber, wildlife, water, range, recreation - to ensure their availability today and tomorrow.

Opening Date: 12:01 AM EST, Monday, March 24, 2014 Closing Date: 11:59pm EST on, Friday, March 28, 2014 Who May Apply: All US Citizens Position Title(s):
Position Title Student Trainee (Engineering) Student Trainee (Admin Office Support) Student Trainee (Biological Science) Series/Grade/ Location 0899-4 Delta, CO 0399-3 Monte Vista, CO 14-FS-0399-ADM-3PW Student Trainee (Administrative Office Support) Vacancy Announcement # 14-FS-0899-ENG-4-PW Student Trainee (Engineering) Click here to apply

0499-3 La Jara, CO Montrose, CO Sedalia, CO 0499-04 Montrose, CO Norwood, CO Yampa, CO

14-FS-0499-BIO-3-PW Student Trainee (Biological Science)

Student Trainee (Biological Science)

14-FS-0499-BIO-4-PW Student Trainee (Biological Science)

Forests by state in the Rocky Mountain Region:
Click on the link below and review the Rocky Mountain Region Forest and Grassland locations and decide which locations you would be willing to work at:
Current students can apply to Student Trainee Positions in 15 occupational series and can specify their availability to work at any of our more than 700 work locations.

How To Apply:
    Visit the USAJOBS Resource Center at Get familiar with USAJobs. See “How to Apply for a Job on USAJobs” at: Create an account on USAJobs website. Post all relevant documents to your USAJob account, i.e. current transcripts, degree completion documentation, letters of recommendations, and veterans preference documentation Must submit both resume and transcript(s) in pdf format as part of USAJOBS application Transcript(s) must have student name, university name, declared major, degree plan (i.e. bachelors), enrollment status (i.e. F/T, P/T), and GPA Be concise but provide sufficient information and details to capture all your pertinent experiences. Federal government resumes are more detailed & longer than a typical resume. Click on the preferred vacancy announcement link in the table above, once vacancy announcement opens click apply online.

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Application Tips/Resources:
Link to Resume & Transcript Sample: Link to Most Effective Resumes- USAJOBS Tips for Writing Resume Content Action Verbs Link to Interviewing Tips: Link to Jobs by College Major:

USDA is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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