Forest Service seeking resource assistants
December 3, 2017
The U.S. Forest Service is offering a Resource Assistants Program to help those wishing to start careers get a faster track on their ambition.

The program is a rigorous, immersive, paid internship for individuals interested in Forest Service careers.

Resource Assistants work under the supervision of Forest Service staff to complete mission-critical work that demonstrates leadership, critical thinking, and strategic communication.

Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents over 17 years old. Preference is given to individuals enrolled in institutions of higher education, especially minority-serving institutions.

Those selected can gain practical on-the-job experience with work-related training opportunities, earn a competitive weekly stipend and benefits and make connections to the Forest Service network of staff, partners and stakeholders.

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