DA Intern Program

The Logistics Management Intern Program is a dynamic two-year program offering permanent upward mobility positions with the federal government. We recruit and train civilians as Logistics Management Specialist Interns, preparing them for a future career as a member of the Army civilian team supporting soldiers throughout the world. The Department of the Army offers exciting careers in the fields of Supply Management, Materiel Maintenance Management, and Transportation and Distribution Management.

This two-year program of professional development is accomplished through formal classroom training and a series of rotational on-the-job training with Department of Defense agencies throughout the United States. Training emphasizes transportation, supply, maintenance, financial management, contract negotiations and leadership development. Our high quality program ensures the availability of well-trained and experienced employees equipped with the right skills to support the Army civilian work force of the future. Upon completion of the program individuals are placed in positions throughout the world.

As a Logistics Management Specialist you will learn the process of “getting the right things, to the right places, at the right time”. The field of activity encompasses functional planning, deployment operations, maintenance operations, procurement, coordination, and control of the movement of personnel, personal property, and materiel on commercial and military transport via rail, air, land, and sea.

The Department of the Army hires and trains Logistics Management Specialists. Entry level is GS-7 (approx. $40K) with promotion to GS-9 (approx. $50K) after 12 successful months of performance; and promotion to GS-11 (approx. $60K) after another 12 months of successful performance.

TRAINING:

Consists of an 18-24 month program, comprised of classroom training at your home base of Fort Lee, VA, and on-the-job training at locations throughout the United States.

PLACEMENT OPPORTUNITIES:

Permanent duty locations will be located at various Army and Department of Defense (DOD) installations throughout the United States and the world.

QUALIFICATIONS:

We use the Pathways Recent Graduate hiring authority. To be eligible, applicants must apply within the previous two years of degree completion except for veterans precluded from doing so due to their military service obligation, who will have up to six years after degree completion to apply. We seek candidates who have a bachelor's degree with a 2.95 cumulative GPA or higher on a 4.0 scale or a master's degree. All majors are considered. Must be a U.S. citizen. Must be mobile - willing to relocate at the needs of the Army.

FEDERAL BENEFITS:

Worldwide career opportunities, health and life insurance, annual and sick leave, paid holidays, an optional employer matched retirement fund with tax-deferred savings, a federal retirement plan, graduate-level tuition assistance, and training opportunities.

 

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