NOAA is seeking bright, innovative, results-oriented students who are pursuing a degree or certificate program in an accredited educational institution for our Summer Intern Program. The NOAA Summer Intern Program targets students currently enrolled (or currently enrolled and accepted for enrollment) in a degree-seeking or Certificate program at least on a half-time basis. (Applicants who do not meet the definition of student by the closing date of the announcement will not be considered).
As an intern, you will be assigned tasks designed to familiarize you with different aspects of the occupation. Tasks will vary depending on the senior specialist's workload, but may include the following:
You will use basic functions and procedures in database software to perform routine, related assignments covered by specific instructions.
Enter, delete, modify, and retrieve data from established databases.
Produce standard reports using clearly defined procedures.
Use basic functions and procedures utilizing Microsoft Office Suite to perform routine assignments.
Produce reports displaying data in standardized formats.
Assist with maintaining office files and records including organization and disposal of records and identifying files and record schedules.
Completion of 1 full academic year of post-high school study or previous related education and/or experience
Special Provisions/or Interns with Previous Related Education or Experience. Previous education and/or experience may be evaluated to determine the highest grade level for which the individual is qualified.
Applicants must submit a copy of their college transcript that lists college courses, course title, and number of credit hours. You may submit an unofficial copy of the transcript at the initial phase of the application process, but an official certified copy must be received before you can report to duty.
If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. Additional information can be found here: https://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html.