The Interior Business Center has a wide variety of occupations and jobs, allowing for broad opportunities to utilize your competencies and skills.
IBC offers the following three programs for current students and recent graduates:
The Internship Program provides students in high schools, colleges, trade schools and other qualifying educational institutions with paid opportunities to work in agencies and explore Federal careers while completing their education.
Current students in an accredited high school, college (including 4-year colleges/universities, community colleges, and junior colleges); professional, technical, vocational, and trade school; advanced degree programs; or other qualifying educational institution pursuing a qualifying degree or certificate.
The Recent Graduates Program affords developmental experiences in the federal government intended to promote possible careers in the civil service to individuals who have recently graduated from qualifying educational institutions or programs.
The Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program is a flagship leadership development program at the entry-level for advanced degree candidates. Created more than three decades ago, the program attracts and selects from among the best candidates and is designed to develop a cadre of potential Federal Government leaders.
The table below lists some of the benefits available for the various programs:
|Internship Program||Recent Graduates Program||Presidential Management Fellows Program|
|Covered by FERS (Federal Employees Retirement System)||No||Yes***||Yes***|
|Eligible for promotion||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Earn Sick Leave||Yes*||Yes||Yes|
|Earn Annual Leave (vacation)||Yes*||Yes||Yes|
|Eligible for Health Insurance||Yes** (Temporary appointments- No)||Yes**||Yes**|
|Eligible for Life Insurance||Yes** (Temporary appointments- No)||Yes**||Yes**|
*If you are expected to work more than 90 days.
** As long as the employee is expected to be employed under this appointment for over 1 year and is expected to be in a pay status for at least 1/3 of the total period of time from the date of their initial appointment to the date of the completion of the Program.
*** As long as the appointment is for more than 1 year.