PB No. 12-15 (2018)
It is the responsibility of the Bureau to confirm that each Resource Assistant Internship program meets the following criteria: (a) have a clearly defined deliverable or work product with clear expectations and outcomes. (experience-based internships, such as job shadowing, are not sufficient); (b) include a minimum of 11 weeks of full time (40 hours) work; (c) focus on critical thinking and real-world problem solving; (d) provide presentations on findings to key decision makers; and address certification of high performance in the internship from the internship supervisor. In addition, a qualifying internship should include some or all of the following elements:
*Program timeline listed at end of document
1a. Related Occupational Series (see below for appendix of occupational series):
Geographer & Geographic Information System (GIS) (0150), Cartography (1370), Natural Resource/ Biological Scientist (401), Physical Scientist (1301)
1b. Job Title: Remote Sensing Specialist, Geographer, Geospatial Analyst, Natural Resource Scientist, Biologist, Physical Scientist
1c. Related Degree: Geographer, Geographic Information System, Geospatial Analysis, Remote Sensing, Natural Resource Scientist, Biologist, Environmental Scientist, Physical Scientist,
1d. Charge Code (MUST INCLUDE ALL 3 ELEMENTS)
Cost Center: _____ L13100000 ________________________
Functional Area: __ PP0000 ________________________________
Work Breakdown Structure (WBS): ____ LLWO310000
THIS MAY BE CHANGED LATER DEPENDING ON THE BUDGET, RESULTS OF THE ASSESSMENT, AND SOLID MINERALS AND ROW’S DESIRE TO PARTICIPATE. 310 IS LIKELY TO SUPPORT THE BULK OF THE WORK.
2. Project Goals:
LIKELY MAIN FOCUS:
BRIEF OVERVIEW EXPECTED:
Week 1: Arrive to assigned location to begin getting familiar with tasks and mission objectives of that specific office. Get desktop functional for the project. Taking notes during discussions with supervisors and mentors. Attend Virtual training on project objectives, SDARTT, AFMSS, AFMSS 2, LR2000, data digitization tasks, corporate data set generation (as required) expectations and requirements. Receive on the job training to enhance previous lectures on how to link geospatial information with authorization database information.
Week 2: Review the state or field office current data sets (corporate or non-corporate).
Week 3: Adjust the state or field office current data sets (corporate or non-corporate) to fit SDARTT templates and database compatibility requirements.
Week 4: Work with USGS to move the data from the field or state office into SDARTT.
Week 5: Begin digitization of data sets.
Week 6: Continue digitization tasks. Provide weekly status reports.
Week 7: Continue digitization tasks. Provide weekly status reports.
Week 8: Continue digitization tasks. Provide weekly status reports.
Week 9: Continue digitization tasks. Provide weekly status reports.
Week 10: Continue digitization tasks. Provide weekly status reports.
Week 11: Finalize digitization tasks and report corporate database status. Submit a lessons learned.
The assessment of where to assign each intern is currently in progress. The intention is to have each be responsible for their assign field office/state and complete all project tasks. Interns will be expected to attend SDARTT meetings weekly, and national monthly call, as well as other meetings scheduled as needed to coordinate with different states and databases.
Upon arrival interns will meet with State or Field office point of contact to begin learning about the field office and their tasks. They will sit in on SDARTT meetings and take notes. The intern may want to attend the 300 hosted webinars.
Intern will inform supervisor of changes to work schedule, report out to the group during the duration of their assignment and will ask clarifying questions that would otherwise impede production of work tasks or affect the quality of finished products.
If not M-F, please explain what the schedule would look like and why:
**Will rely on state and/or field offices to provide space for interns to work.
Comments or clarifications:
**Will rely on state and/or field offices to provide physical supervision to interns placed at their location.
Names of those contacted for approval:
If yes, please provide a complete charge code on 1d.
Comments or clarifications: ___ LLWO310000. FAV 310 should populate the code but if not functional Sub = L13100000 Area PE code PP0000 WBS = blank may be assigned later Cost Center LLWO310000 SBY Fund 18X
Comments of clarifications:
But hiring restricting in WO & NOC are in effect, though we have had marvelous success at getting interns placed in the field.