CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES AT DTRA
The Defense Threat Reduction Agency is soliciting resumes for several positions at various grade levels. We have very unique opportunities for recent grads or experienced professionals looking for a career change. For more information about positions at DTRA, see the links below.
STUDENT OPPORTUNITIES AND INTERNSHIPS
PRESIDENTIAL MANAGEMENT FELLOWS (PMF) PROGRAM
The Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program is designed to attract outstanding graduate students and individuals with advanced Degrees in a wide variety of academic disciplines to leadership and Management careers in the Federal service. These individuals are hired into Pay Band 1 or GS - 9 with full performance to the Pay Band 2 or GS-12 equivalent level. Participants are required to complete rotational assignments. After successful completion of the 2-year program, DTRA may convert the PMF to a permanent Federal position at the Pay Band 2. This program is managed by the Office of Personnel Management.
Learn more by visiting the Presidential Management Fellows web site »
PATHWAYS INTERNSHIP PROGRAM
The former Student Educational Employment Programs (STEP and SCEP) have been replaced with the Pathways Internship Program (Intern NTE and Intern). Currently DTRA is not recruiting for these positions. However, once Pathways positions are available, they will be announced via USAJobs. Please check back for updates.
SCIENCE, MATHEMATICS AND RESEARCH FOR TRANSFORMATION (SMART) EDUCATION PROGRAM
The Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation (SMART) Education Program is a DoD sponsored program that promotes the education, recruitment and retention of outstanding undergraduate and graduate science, mathematics and engineering students. Students are offered scholarships and fellowships in exchange for a period of employment with DoD in the areas specified.
Learn more about this program by visiting the SMART Program web site »
NATIONAL SECURITY EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM (NSEP)
The National Security Educational Program (NSEP) is a Department of Defense (DoD) sponsored program that promotes the education, recruitment and retention of outstanding undergraduate and graduate science, mathematics and engineering students. Students are offered these scholarships and fellowships in exchange for a period of employment of up to four years with DoD.
Learn more about this program by visiting the NSEP web site »
DTRA hires people with disabilities, including veterans with thirty percent or more disabilities. The federal government recognizes that people with disabilities have a right to full and fair consideration for any job for which they apply. Applicants can apply to vacancy announcements, which are posted on the USA Jobs website, or email their resume to the selective placement program coordinator in DTRA’s Equal Opportunity Office. For additional information regarding special appointing authorities for people with disabilities, please call (703) 767-4451.
WORKFORCE RECRUITMENT PROGRAM (WRP) FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS
The Workforce Recruitment Program (WRP) is a recruitment and referral program that connects Federal sector employers nationwide with highly motivated postsecondary students and recent graduates with disabilities who are eager to prove their abilities in the workplace primarily through summer or in some cases permanent jobs. Co-sponsored by the Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy and DoD with the participation of many other Federal agencies, the WRP has provided employment opportunities for nearly 4,500 students since 1995. Students represent all majors and range from college freshmen to graduate and law students. Information from these student interviews is compiled in a searchable database.
Learn more by visiting the WRP web site »