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Academy for Interns and Scholars (AIS) Program


Students in a circle; Hands holding up a globeThe main goal of the Academy for Interns and Scholars is to attract, inspire and develop college students and entry level professionals for future USDA leadership position. The Academy for Interns and Scholars administers the USDA Pathways Programs.

The USDA Pathways Programs, offers clear paths to Federal internships for students from high school through post-graduate school; offer clear paths to civil service careers for recent graduates; and provide meaningful training, mentoring, and career-development opportunities.  Further, exposing students and recent graduates to Federal jobs through internships and similar programs attracts them to careers in the Federal Government and enables agency employers to evaluate them on the job to determine whether they are likely to have successful careers in Government.




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