On December 27, 2010, President Obama signed Executive Order 13562 entitled "Recruiting and Hiring Students and Recent Graduates;” the Executive Order established the Pathways Programs and directed the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) to implement the programs throughout the federal government.
The Pathways Program is an opportunity for students and recent graduates to join Federal Service. It includes three programs – (1) current students, (2) recent graduates, and (3) Presidential Management Fellows. Participants who complete the requirements for their program may be eligible to be non-competitively converted to a permanent position.
OAR Pathways Programs provide opportunities for students and recent graduates to be considered for Federal employment through:
For more information about the OAR Pathways Programs, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Additional undergraduate and graduate internship, scholarship and fellowship programs can be found on the NOAA Student Opportunities webpage. Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) opportunities can be found on the PMF website.
Finding opportunities for students to join OAR is critical to our success as we build the future of our organization.
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Oceanic and Atmospheric Research (OAR) - or "NOAA Research" - provides the research foundation for understanding the complex systems that support our planet. Working in partnership with other organizational units of the NOAA, a bureau of the Department of Commerce, NOAA Research enables better forecasts, earlier warnings for natural disasters, and a greater understanding of the Earth. Our role is to provide unbiased science to better manage the environment, nationally, and globally.