WASHINGTON D.C. — On February 13, the USDA Forest Service welcomed 50 students to the Headquarters Office to explore Forest Service careers and shadow Forest Service employees. The students came from four Job Corps Centers at Harpers Ferry, Potomac, Woodstock, and Woodland Job Corps Centers.
After a welcome from Acting Associate Chief Lenise Lago, student shadowed Forest Service staff and/or joined a presentation detailing how to create a federal resume. In the afternoon, students enjoyed several presentations from USDA employees representing Fire and Aviation Management and Departmental Management.
The goal of this event was to introduce more students to natural resources careers and help students build professional relationships.