Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Army Corps of Engineer Internships

Student Trainee (Park Guide)

Experience your America and build a fulfilling career by joining the National Park Service, as we prepare for a second century of Stewardship and Engagement. Become a part of our mission to connect with our past and create important connections to the future by building a rich and lasting legacy for the next generation of park visitors, supporters and advocates. For more information about the National Park Service, click National Park Service.

The Oklahoma City National Memorial works closely with the Oklahoma City National Memorial Foundation, which was created to administer the Memorial in cooperation with the National Park Service. The two components of the Memorial are the outside Symbolic Memorial, and a 30,000 square foot Interactive Learning Museum. The major duties of the position are to present conducted programs such as walks, demonstrations, talks or special activities. Provide assistance and/or initiate original input on revisions of interpretative materials, such as guidebooks, handouts, environmental education packet material and exhibits. Reply to oral and written inquiries about park resources and programs. On a daily basis, conduct formal presentations and informal contacts on the Memorial grounds. Respond to visitor inquiries, needs, and complaints; provide information about the site and surrounding areas. Provide interpretation of the site.
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Student Trainee

As one of the links in the overall mission of the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers (USACE), the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) is one of the most diverse engineering and scientific research organizations in the world consisting of seven specialized laboratories and combining all research and development (R&D) capabilities of USACE into one organization.

As a Student Trainee (Engineering and Architecture), Student Trainee (Natural Resources), Student Trainee (Physical Science) or Student Trainee (Math and Computer Science) you will serve in a developmental role in a professional discipline under close supervision with a team leader and/or supervisor. Some of the duties will include, but are not limited to:
  • Collecting data for research and preparing reports
  • Entering data into databases
  • Assisting with research projects including the oversight of field data collection
  • Preparing drawings, graphs or charts using project data
  • Performing routine scientific and engineering computations using academic knowledge
  • Operating or adjusting various types of laboratory equipment
  • Tracking information to provide recommendations for project execution
  • Overseeing the function of the laboratory operation