Student Internship Opportunities at Rend Lake for Summer 2024

St. Louis District
Published Jan. 4, 2024

Benton, IL – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Rend Lake Project is seeking qualified candidates to fill student internship vacancies for the 2024 summer recreation season. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers offers a great work experience opportunity for students currently enrolled at accredited institutions interested in careers related to the biological sciences, natural resources, park and recreation management, or law enforcement.

These vacancies are filled under the Pathways Intern Program, which provides students paid opportunities to explore careers in the federal government. Positions are available for qualified graduating high school seniors, undergraduates, and graduate students with a good academic standing and a cumulative 2.0 grade point average. Positions are at the pay scale of GS-02 with an hourly rate around $15.30 and 40 hours per work week during the summer term. Candidates may be required to work a combination of days, nights, weekends, and holidays.

Students interested in applying should visit to review basic requirements and complete the application. The job announcement closes January 14, 2024. Applicants interested in these positions are encouraged to call the Rend Lake Project Office/Visitor Center at 618-724-2493 for any questions or assistance in navigating the online application process. For more information, please contact the Rend Lake Project Office/Visitor Center.

Jackie M. Taylor

Release no. 24-001