Friday, March 8, 2019

Internship Opportunities: U.S. Census Bureau March 8, 2019

Internship Vacancies at the Census Bureau: Demographic Directorate
The summer internship (1599 series) vacancies were posted this morning. Please share the information below to any university/college contacts or students that may be interested. The announcements were posted later than normal, so we will have an aggressive hiring schedule in order to meet the deadlines for onboarding interns. Recruiting is at the bachelor's degree obtained level and higher.
[Note: an additional internship posting for geographer series interns may be forthcoming]
The Demographic Directorate is recruiting for summer interns through the following two announcements
  • ADDP-2019-0007 [Duty location - Census Bureau Headquarters in Suitland Maryland, outside of Washington D.C.]
  • ADDP-2019-0008 [Duty location - Jeffersonville, Indiana]
We are recruiting at the GS-1599, Grade, 7, 9, and 11 levels (bachelor's degree obtained and higher). The announcements opened on Monday March 4, 2019 and will close at 11:59 pm ET on Monday March 11, 2019 or when the application limit is received, whichever come firsts.
  • ADDP-2019-0007 has an application limit of 200.
  • ADDP-2019-0008 has an application limit of 100.
We seek students with training in sociology, economics, survey design or data collection, demographic analysis, data science, project and schedule management, and/or quantitative analysis of large datasets.
Applications are accepted through www.USAJOBS.gov

Job Opportunities: U.S. Forest and Wildlife Service. March 8, 2019


Below are positions with the USFWS posted February 27 & March 1, 2019.
To view the complete list of positions currently available with FWS visit www.fws.gov/ humancapital/.
You may also view listings and links on Twitter at https://twitter.com/ USFWSJobs.

Animal Caretaker http://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/526000700 Department: Department of the Interior Agency: Interior, US Fish and Wildlife Service Number of Job Opportunities & Location(s): 1     vacancies - San Marcos, Texas Salary: $16.45 to $19.19 / Per Hour Series and Grade: WG-5048-5 Open Period: Friday, March 1, 2019 to Thursday, March 14, 2019 Position Information: 1 Year - Full-Time Who May Apply: Career transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL), Open to the public

Forestry Technician (Fire) http://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/525675400 Department: Department of the Interior Agency: Interior, US Fish and Wildlife Service Number of Job Opportunities & Location(s): 1 vacancy - Brigham City, Utah Salary: $41,365.00 to $53,773.00 / Per Year Series and Grade: GS-0462-7 Open Period: Wednesday, February 27, 2019 to Wednesday, March 13, 2019 Position Information: Permanent - Full-Time Who May Apply: Open to the public

Administrative Assistant http://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/525928500 Department: Department of the Interior Agency: Interior, US Fish and Wildlife Service Number of Job Opportunities & Location(s): 1     vacancies - Baileys Crossroads, Virginia Salary: $45,782.00 to $59,762.00 / Per Year Series and Grade: GS-0303-7 Open Period: Monday, March 4, 2019 to Monday, March 18, 2019 Position Information: Permanent - Full-Time Who May Apply: Career transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL), Open to the public, Veterans
Public Affairs Specialist http://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/526038000 Department: Department of the Interior Agency: Interior, US Fish and Wildlife Service Number of Job Opportunities & Location(s): 1 vacancy - Lakewood, Colorado Salary: $66,577.00 to $103,739.00 / Per Year Series and Grade: GS-1035-11 Open Period: Monday, March 4, 2019 to Monday, March 18, 2019 Position Information: Permanent - Full-Time Who May Apply: Open to the public

Fish and Wildlife Biologist http://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/526060400 Department: Department of the Interior Agency: Interior, US Fish and Wildlife Service Number of Job Opportunities & Location(s): 1 vacancy - Elkins, West Virginia Salary: $61,218.00 to $79,586.00 / Per Year Series and Grade: GS-0401-11 Open Period: Monday, March 4, 2019 to Friday, March 15, 2019 Position Information: 1yr 1day - Full-Time Who May Apply: Open to the public

Wildlife Biologist http://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/526212000 Department: Department of the Interior Agency: Interior, US Fish and Wildlife Service Number of Job Opportunities & Location(s):  Many vacancies - Multiple Locations Salary: $50,598.00 to $65,778.00 / Per Year Series and Grade: GS-0486-9 Open Period: Monday, March 4, 2019 to Friday, March 15, 2019 Position Information: Term - Full-Time Who May Apply: Open to the public

Wildlife Refuge Specialist http://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/526514900 Department: Department of the Interior Agency: Interior, US Fish and Wildlife Service Number of Job Opportunities & Location(s): 1     vacancies - Brooksville, Mississippi Salary: $50,598.00 to $65,778.00 / Per Year Series and Grade: GS-0485-9 Open Period: Wednesday, March 6, 2019 to Tuesday, March 19, 2019 Position Information: 1 year - Full-Time Who May Apply: Open to the public

Fish and Wildlife Biologist http://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/526322700 Department: Department of the Interior Agency: Interior, US Fish and Wildlife Service Number of Job Opportunities & Location(s):  Many vacancies - Multiple Locations Salary: $50,598.00 to $71,537.00 / Per Year Series and Grade: GS-0401-9 Open Period: Wednesday, March 6, 2019 to Tuesday, March 19, 2019 Position Information: Term, not-to-exceed 13 months - Full-Time Who May Apply: Open to the public

Veterinary Medical Officer
http://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/526310100 Department: Department of the Interior Agency: Interior, US Fish and Wildlife Service Number of Job Opportunities & Location(s):  Many vacancies - Multiple Locations Salary: $81,218.00 to $103,441.00 / Per Year Series and Grade: GS-0701-11/12 Open Period: Thursday, March 7, 2019 to Wednesday, March 20, 2019 Position Information: Permanent - Full-Time Who May Apply: Open to the public

Veterinary Medical Officer http://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/526310800 Department: Department of the Interior Agency: Interior, US Fish and Wildlife Service Number of Job Opportunities & Location(s):  Many vacancies - Multiple Locations Salary: $81,218.00 to $103,441.00 / Per Year Series and Grade: GS-0701-11/12 Open Period: Thursday, March 7, 2019 to Wednesday, March 20, 2019 Position Information: Permanent - Full-Time Who May Apply: Recent graduates

Fish & Wildlife Administrator/Supervisory Anthropologist (Interdisciplinary)(ARD Subsistence) http://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/526491200 Department: Department of the Interior Agency: Interior, US Fish and Wildlife Service Number of Job Opportunities & Location(s): 1     vacancies - Anchorage, Alaska Salary: $134,578.00 to $164,200.00 / Per Year Series and Grade: GS-0190/0480-15 Open Period: Thursday, March 7, 2019 to Friday, March 22, 2019 Position Information: Permanent - Full-Time Who May Apply: Open to the public

Biological Science Technician (Fisheries) http://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/526596400 Department: Department of the Interior Agency: Interior, US Fish and Wildlife Service Number of Job Opportunities & Location(s): 1     vacancies - Tishomingo, Oklahoma Salary: $41,365.00 to $53,773.00 / Per Year Series and Grade: GS-0404-7 Open Period: Thursday, March 7, 2019 to Wednesday, March 20, 2019 Position Information: Term - Full-Time Who May Apply: Open to the public

Another timely list of conservation-related scholarships, internships, & fellowships opening this month or closing within 45 to 75 days can be found at


The focus is on identifying conservation-related opportunities for underrepresented students.  However, other opportunities are listed as the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service seeks to develop a diverse workforce.

Please share the link with promising students interested in a career in conservation.

March 15, 2019 DEADLINE..MITRE Corporation Is Hiring 9th and 10th Grade Students For A STEM Research & Development Internship...Apply Before The Deadline March 15!!! ??? ?





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As a not-for-profit organization, MITRE works in the public interest across federal, state and local governments, as well as industry and academia. They bring innovative ideas into existence in areas as varied as artificial intelligence, health informatics, space security, cyber threat sharing, and cyber resilience.

MITRE Corporation would like to hire approximately 10 high school freshmen and sophomore (9th and 10 grade) students to work in paid positions this summer at MITRE in McLean, Virginia, near Tyson's Corner(shuttle from metro available).

To fill these positions, MITRE is seeking high school freshmen and sophomores applicants who have:

     •  Excellent academic records.

     •  Mature behavior and good communication skills

     •  Previously expressed and demonstrated interests in the STEM fields.

     •  Additionally, some experience in computer programming would be
        helpful but not required.

Special consideration given to applicants and participants from groups that presently are underrepresented in the STEM fields (e.g., women and minorities).
U.S. Citizenship is a requirement.

Students who are selected to work in this program will assist in state-of the-art R&D projects. They will be paired with adult mentors who have great expertise in the fields of the technical projects, as well as much interest in student mentorship and development.

Technical areas will include:
     •  Artificial intelligence and "deep learning"
     •  Cyber security
     •  Data analytics
     •  Robotics
     •  GPS and space sciences
     •  Nanotechnology
     •  Health sciences
     •  Biotechnology

Hours:
Monday-Friday; 8:00 AM or 9:00 AM to 4:30 or 5:00 PM. 
Those 9th and 10th grade students interested, experienced, and skilled in the STEM fields can apply to MITRE's program at the link below:



Work Period: June 17-August 9, 2019 - Grades: 9-10 
Additional important information can be found below:



Important job description information and resume requirements below

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March 14, 2019. Emergency Management and Preparedness-Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities Webinar.

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"ADA National Network Learning Session: Recovery After Disasters and Individuals with Disabilities - What We Know and What We Do Not"


March 14th, 2019


Webinars begin at 2.30pm EST/1.30pm CST/12.30pm MST/11.30am PST/9:30am Hawaii.
Registration: Free on-line at http://www.adapresentations.org/registration.php
Registration closes at midnight, March 13th, 2019.

Of the phases of the disaster cycle, the recovery phase is the longest but the least explored with respect to the experiences of people with disabilities. This session will provide an overview of what research reveals about the needs of people with disabilities and their families post-disaster. Barriers to the recovery process as well as the resource and service roles of state and local agencies, FEMA, and voluntary organizations post-disaster will be discussed.

Learning objectives:
  • Attendees will learn what research findings reveal about the needs of people with disabilities post-disaster.
  • Attendees will identify barriers which individuals with disabilities and their families encounter during the recovery phase of disaster.

Attendees will identify recovery services and resources typically available through various organizations post-disaster.

Presenters:
Dr. Laura M. Stough is Associate Professor of Educational Psychology and Assistant Director at the Center on Disability and Development at Texas A&M University. She directs Project REDD: Research and Education on Disaster and Disability and currently serves as Chair of the Disability Task Force on Emergency Management for the Division of Emergency Management for the State of Texas and as Chair of the Emergency Management Special Interest Group for the Association of University Centers on Disability.

Dr. Amy N. Sharp is the Director of the Texas Center for Disability Studies at the University of Texas at Austin. She has developed online directories and resource guides used by county extension agents and disaster recovery case managers throughout Texas. Dr. Sharp has conducted evaluation and research studies on how hurricanes impact individuals with disabilities.

Originally from California, Elizabeth Hong moved to Texas four years ago. Liz is the mother of four children, two with disabilities. She is a former special education teacher, with a passion for educational rights, mental health and helping to support families. She works at Texas Parent to Parent on the Family Support team providing information for families whose child has a disability.

To view upcoming sessions, go to http://www.adapresentations.org/schedule.php
To see previous sessions, go to http://www.adapresentations.org/archive.php
The information presented in this webinar is intended solely as informal guidance, and is neither a determination of legal rights or responsibilities by NIDILRR.

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