Applying for Jobs

Searching and Applying for Natural and Water Resource Positions

  1. Build your resume
    • Use a template from the UGA Career Center and schedule a free consultation with a specialist to discuss your resume
    • If you’re interested in a federal government internship or job, use the USAjobs Resume Builder to make sure you include all the information Federal agencies are looking for
  2. Arrange for 3-5 references and let them know when you apply for positions
  3. Search for positions
  4. Once you’ve found a job posting that interests you, customize your resume and build your application package
    • Update the resume template you’ve already built to better match with the job description. Use the job announcement’s vocabulary!
    • Include a cover letter to detail some of your strengths and also explain any gaps in your resume
    • Contact your references (if necessary) to let them know you’re applying
    • Unofficial transcripts can be accessed through your Athena account

Aquatic Science and Natural Resource Jobs

Position Description LocationDate ClosingContactLink
Recent Graduate
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Nashville, TN12/31/2020Army Applicant Help Deskhttps://go.usa.gov/xGkUM
Student Trainee (Engineering, Biology, Natural Resources Management)
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Nashville, TN12/31/2020Army Applicant Help Deskhttps://go.usa.gov/xGkPR