DON posts all Internship JOA’s on USAJOBS.gov website. Additionally, applicants should check with their school or college about established partnerships with local Navy and Marine Corps commands.
To begin your job search, access USAJOBS.gov or Students And Grads. While guidance varies by Agency, there are several parameters applicants should use when searching for DON Pathways JOA’s. Key Search Terms include: Pathways, Pathways Internship, Student Trainee, and Internship.
To apply to a DON Pathways Internship, you need to create a USAJOBS account and “Apply Online.” See “How to Apply” tab at the top of this page for applicant instructions, resources, and tips.
Applicants MUST include a transcript or proof of enrollment (a letter of acceptance may be sufficient for some Internship opportunities) to verify eligibility for the program. Additionally, Veteran’s preference applies to all positions. Upload all applicable veteran documentation (e.g., DD214, SF15, VA letter) to your USAJOBS account and submit them when you apply to support your veterans’ preference.