STUDENT EDUCATIONAL EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM
It is a planned and progressive educational program that offers you many advantages. You can combine your academic students with on-the-job experience. The Student Educational Employment Program (SEEP) consists of two programs the Student Temporary Employment Program (STEP) and the Student Career Experience Program (SCEP).
Eligibility to Participate in SEEP Program:
- Be at least 16 years of age and a student enrolled or accepted for enrollment to obtain a diploma, certificate or degree;
- Taking at least half-time course work in an accredited high school, technical, or vocational school, 2- or 4-year college or university, graduate or professional school and maintain good academic standing.
- Are a U.S. citizen. Non citizens may qualify in the absence of interested, qualified U.S. citizens and are eligible to work under U.S. immigration laws. NOTE: U.S. citizenship IS required for conversion to permanent employment.
Student Temporary Employment Program (STEP)
The student temporary employment programs provides temporary Federal employment to qualified students. Positions are covered by one-year renewable appointments. The duties do not have to relate to your academic career goals. Pay and Benefits: As a STEP participant, your rate of pay will depend upon your current education, work experience and other position requirements. You will also be entitled to other benefits including paid vacation days, holidays and sick leave.
The student career experience Program provides valuable work experience directly related to your academic field of study. SCEP is designed to be a partnership between you, your school, and the Bureau. SCEP combines academic classroom learning with practical, on-the-job experience that provides you with a paid work experience in your field of study. An important benefit of the SCEP is that it may lead to permanent employment after the completion of the education and work requirements of the program. The duties of the work experience must be related to your academic career goals. Pay and Benefits: As a SCEP participant, your initial rate of pay will depend upon your education and work experience. You will also be entitled to other benefits including paid vacation days, holidays and sick leave; health and life insurance, and retirement/investment plans. You may also be eligible for training and tuition assistance. Conversion to Permanent Employment:Upon successful completion of all your work study and degree requirements, you will be eligible to be converted noncompetitively to a permanent position within 120 calendar days of graduation.
Content: Mark Wahlfield - Mark Wahlfield@blm.gov