This is a Student Internship opportunity under the Pathways Program. NIST works with industry and science to advance innovation and improve quality of life. We’re looking for a Student Trainee (Computer Clerk) to join our team!


Working as a Student Trainee (Computer Clerk) in the Physical Measurement Laboratory, you will perform basic and repetitive clerical or administrative support functions under close supervision with clear, detailed, and specific instructions. Judgment is limited to choosing the proper guide or instruction for each task or operation. The work performed complements the work of the originators of the documents and/or the users of the data maintained.


Enrollment in a high school diploma or General Education Diploma (GED) program. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done. We will credit all qualifying volunteer experience in your application. The qualification requirements in this vacancy announcement are based on the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards Handbook. Applicant Reconsideration