Forest Service Jobs for Students

The Forest Service is hosting a summer job application workshop from 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Friday March 4, 2016  at the CSU, Fresno Engineering East Building, Room 368 (computer lab).  The workshop will provide one-on-one assistance with applications and tips on applying to FS internships and/or career positions.  Said positions are entry-level or require minimal work experience and education.  Students will work 40 hours per week for up to 8 to 12 weeks during the summer (housing is available at most locations for a minimal fee); pay ranges from $11 to $15 per hour.

 All majors are encouraged to apply including:  business, administration/clerical, engineering, recreation, biology, geology/hydrology, archaeology, firefighting, range, and many more.

Applications will only be available Mon. February 29 – Fri. March 4, 2016 by 8:59pm (PST); student can apply on USAjobs.gov.

 Important: Positions will be added on the following link on February 29, 2016:  http://www.fs.fed.us/r5/ccc/internship/Internship.positions.shtml

­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­To apply for the positions with the USDA, Forest Service:

1.     log on to www.usajobs.gov. Go to “my accounts” on the upper right hand corner and create a “Profile”

2.     Create and upload a government standard resume

View the links below for information on how to create a government standard resume

a.      Government Resume Guide: http://www.fs.fed.us/r5/ccc/internship/gov.resume.guide.pdf

b.      Sample Resume: http://www.fs.fed.us/r5/ccc/internship/sampleresume.pdf

3.     Upload valid school transcripts

Transcripts do not have to be official. However, ensure your transcripts or school enrollment verification documents include the following:

a.      Must show your full name and the name of your institution

b.      Show name of courses and number of units completed as well as courses in progress

c.       Current and Cumulative GPA

d.      Enrollment dates, term/quarter or semester and year for courses in progress (ex. Spring semester 2016)

e.      We encourage students to submit transcripts from all colleges and universities they attended

4.     Apply to Positions of Choice

a.      Internship (Pathways) Positions – Applications will only be available February 29-March 4, 2016.

Minimum requirements:

·         Maintain good academic standing as defined by the school (typically 2.0 GPA or above)

·         Be currently attending or enrolled at least part-time Spring 2016 (typically 6 units) at an accredited school or university

·         Be eligible to work in the U.S.(Residents, DACA, Citizens, International students all may apply)

 

For further information please see the attached flyer.

Juan M. Alvarez

Regional Director

United States Department of Agriculture

Hispanic-Serving Institutions National Program

Central & Northern California / Washington

California State University, Fresno

Craig School of Business / Peters Building

5245 N. Backer Avenue, M/S PB-7

Fresno, CA. 93740-80001

Phone:  559.278.8311

Fax:  559.278.8682                                                                                                                               

Email:  Juan.Alvarez@osec.usda.gov

www.hsi.usda.govCCC-Workshop-Fresno State