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Entry Level Careers

The Department of Army administers the ACTEDS Intern Program, which takes individuals from entry level positions to positions of mid-level management. Through on-the-job training and formal classroom instruction, thousands of civilian employees have been trained in a variety of career fields. Many of Army's senior-level civilian leaders are products of the intern program.

Don't mistake the term "internship" with the typical non-paid internship in the private sector. ACTEDS intern positions are permanent, full time civilian positions for which recruitment is currently being conducted! Take your time as you look at this site. Our civilian workforce utilizes positions ranging from accountants to biologists. You might be surprised at the opportunities that are available!

What is ACTEDS?

The Army Civilian Training, Education, and Development System (ACTEDS) is a requirements-based system that ensures planned development of civilian members of the force through a blending of progressive and sequential work assignments, formal training, and self-development for individuals as they progress from entry level to key positions. ACTEDS seeks to assure the systematic development and sustainment of Army's civilian workforce, and the development of technically competent and confident civilian leaders so essential to Army readiness.

ACTEDS Intern Recruitment

The ACTEDS Intern Recruitment Cell provides civilian recruitment for Entry Level Professionals with the United States Army. We offer competitive pay, full benefit package, generous paid time off, career advancement, and the opportunity to perform challenging and fulfilling duties while supporting our U.S. Army soldiers.

We are civilians making a difference to U.S. Army soldiers and their family members!