Student Trainee (Information Technology)

  • National Agricultural Library
  • Beltsville, Maryland
  • Jan 14, 2020
Intern Help Desk Computer Science Information Systems Information Security Information Technology

Job Description

Dear Colleagues,


The National Agricultural Library has a Student Trainee (Information Technology) opportunity in the Information Systems Division.  The position is located in Beltsville, Maryland.


The job opportunity opens on Monday, January 6, 2020 and closes on Friday, January 17, 2020.  Apply here --


The position is open to students enrolled at least half-time in a certificate, degree, or diploma program at a qualifying educational institution.  The position is open to: US citizens and nationals and permanent residents and foreign nationals who meet immigration law and appropriations law requirements concerning employment.


This is a time-limited, excepted service position expected to last more than 1 year. The position's end date is based on when the intern obtains his/her degree (diploma, certificate, etc.), but cannot exceed 8 years in total, when the student intern remains eligible for the program.


Major Duties:

  • Advising users about security and data file access restrictions.
  • Providing troubleshooting of desktop/laptop systems.
  • Deploying new hardware and software.
  • Installing software, updating systems, and providing operational assistance to users.
  • Assisting in the maintenance of computer related systems.


This is a GS-5 position; travel is not required.


Please direct questions to:

Aryelle Smith



This is a competitive positions open to the public, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.  We request that  you share this announcement with other potential candidates.


Please excuse cross-postings.


Take care,




Susan McCarthy, Ph.D.

Associate Director for Knowledge Services

National Agricultural Library






Systems Analysis - IT, Software-System Architecture, Network and Server Administration, Desktop Service and Support



$48,353 to $75,152 per year

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