Folks, the NRCS has openings for student trainees. There are 22 openings around the country including one in Springfield IL!
The Pathways Internship Program is for current diploma/certificate/degree-seeking students and is designed to attract students enrolled in a wide variety of educational institutions with paid opportunities to work in USDA/NRCS and explore Federal careers while still in school.
This program exposes students to jobs in the Federal civil service by providing meaningful developmental work while completing their academic requirements. For more information on the Pathways Internship, please visit: https://www.usajobs.gov/StudentsAndGrads.
The Student Trainee (Soil Scientist) position is reposted to USAJOBS, it closes on April 17, 2018. The following link will connect you to the vacancy announcement: NRCS-18-0223-PW-TS.
For more information about the IL position you might contact Bob Tegeler