US Army Corps of Engineers
Omaha District


The Engineering Division of the Omaha District are looking for Students in Engineering for Electrical Engineering Internships. 

To be eligible for Student Engineer Internship positions you must meet the following requirements:

  • Must be currently enrolled in an accredited school seeking a related degree, and
  • Must be in and maintain good academic standing, and
  • To qualify for GS-03 grade: Students must have completed 1 full academic year of post-high school study by May 2019
  • To qualify for GS-04 grade: Students must have completed 2 full academic years of post-high school study by May 2019.
  • To qualify for GS-05 grade: Students must have completed 4 academic years of post-high school education leading to a bachelor’s degree or equivalent degree by May 2019
  • To qualify for GS-07 grade: Students must have a bachelor’s degree and completed 1 full academic year of graduate level education by May 2019;


Be eligible under the Superior Academic Achievement Provision and completion of a bachelor’s degree. (S.A.A.: qualified if in upper third of the graduating class; or have a GPA of 3.0 or higher; or membership in an eligible national scholastic honor society.)

Additional Information:

  • Students must submit both a resume and a copy of current transcripts to be considered.
  • Title: Student Trainee (Engineering), GS-0899-03/04/05/07
  • This is a part-time term (13 month) internship which may be extended up to max total 4 years.
  • Work schedule may flex extending to full-time during seasonal school breaks.
  • Starting hourly rates range from $12.97 to $20.18 per hour depending grade.
  • Location: Omaha, Nebraska.
  • Student Interns are required to complete a participant agreement upon appointment (and conversion when applicable).
  • Students may be non-competitively promoted to next grade when all requirements are met.
  • Upon graduation, position MAY be converted to a permanent position.
    • Permanent position has non-competitive promotion potential to GS-11.
  • Interested students send resumes and copy of transcripts to by April 30, 2019


For more information regarding this
specific position, please contact:

Design Engineering. - Electrical, Steve Ott 402.995.2145

Work for the Corps

The Corps is actively hiring talented and motivated US citizens in offices in the US and around the world.  Current job openings can be found on OPM's USAJOBS website.  Open positions may include the following mission critical occupations:

  • General Natural Resources Management and Biological Sciences series (0401)
  • Engineering Technical series (0802)
  • Construction Control Technical series (0809)
  • Civill Engineering series (0810)
  • Mechanical Engineering series (0830)
  • Electrical Engineering series (0850)
  • Contract Specialist series (1102)
  • Realty series (1170)

Equal Employment Opportunity

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District provides equal opportunity in employment for all persons, prohibits discrimination in employment because of race, color, religion, sex (sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination), national origin, age or disability and promotes the realization of equal opportunity through a continuing affirmative employment program. Equal Employment covers all employees, including supervisors, managers, former employees and applicants for employment of the Omaha District regardless of grade level or position. Contracted employees may have redress rights pending determination of their "employee" status.
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An Equal Employment Opportunity complaint is an allegation of discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability or reprisal that adversely affects a term, condition or privilege of employment, benefits or working conditions. The complaint process may consist of a precomplaint inquiry or mediation and formal complaint.

Mediation is a voluntary alternative dispute resolution process which is used to resolve complaints. Individuals who believe they have been discriminated against on the basis or race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability or reprisal must consult an Equal Employment counselor in the Equal Employment Office prior to filing a formal complaint of discrimination in order to try to informally resolve the matter. 

Such contact must take place within 45 calendar days of the date the alleged discriminatory event occurred; the effective date of the alleged discriminatory personnel action or the date the complainant knew or reasonably should have known of the alleged discriminatory event or personnel action.

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