FEMA Region 2 is Hiring – Make a Difference
FEMA is looking for individuals who are passionate about public service and want to make a difference in the community.
The “Make A Difference” program will fast-track more than 300 students and alumni toward their first steps of a career at FEMA. Learn more about this partnership here.
See full Press Release here.
FEMA’s Planned On-Campus Activities
- Thursday, September 21 – 1:00 – 3:00PM – Coffee Chats sign-up
- Thursday, September 21 – 4:00 – 5:00PM – Info Session sign-up
FEMA encourages all majors to apply. Full-time, part-time and internship opportunities are available across a wide range of functional areas. FEMA is seeking to hire current college students and alumni, regardless of major, to support the following functional areas:
- Emergency management
- Public administration
- Public policy
More job titles and descriptions are being published regularly. Some examples are listed below. View detailed job descriptions.
- Grants Management Specialist – Grants Division: This position is being announced under FEMA’s Cadre of On-call Response/Recovery Employee (CORE) Program.
- Civil Engineer – Mitigation Division: The ideal candidate for this position will have experience managing RiskMAP programs, projects and federal grants, interpreting engineering data (H&H) for flood studies and mitigation opportunities, communicating technical information to various audiences.
- Community Planner – Mitigation Division: The ideal candidate for this position will have experience related to implementing, developing, advising on hazard mitigation plans, and integrating the concepts of mitigation planning into state and local planning activities and procedures.
- Emergency Management Specialist – Mitigation Division: This position is being announced under FEMA’s Cadre of On-call Response/Recovery Employee (CORE) Program.
- Environmental Protection Specialist – Mitigation Division: The ideal candidate for this position will have experience developing policy and guidance related to implementation of water resources regulations and providing technical advice and recommendations on the implementation of environmental compliance.
- Historic Preservation Specialist – Mitigation Division: Receiving proposed federal actions in the applicable system and triages to determine Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act review actions required.
- Public Affairs Specialist – External Affairs Division: Serving as a Federal Emergency Management Agency spokesperson for print, television, radio, and/or social media. Supporting events expected to attract traditional and social media partners. Developing professional relationships with traditional and social media partners.
- Program Analyst – Recovery Division: Performing qualitative and quantitative research and identifying data trends to recommend changes in program operations.
How to Apply
Students and alumni can send us an email with their:
- Reference letter from college or university personnel dean
FEMA will reach out to qualified applicants to schedule an interview.
Although there is no advertised deadline, applicants are highly encouraged to submit their interested ASAP.
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