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ERS ISD Quality Control Specialist (Washington, D.C. - Virtual) 2024 Summer

USDA Agricultural Research Service is currently recruiting for an Quality Control Specialist at USDA ERS - Information Services Division (ISD) in Washington, D.C. for Summer 2024. Responsibilities include conducting internal quality assurance reviews of migrated website content for migration errors, broken links, missing content, accessibility compliance, etc. Work with team and stakeholders to develop user acceptance test scripts, recruit user acceptance participants, administer remote user acceptance testing, and communicate results. Review user testing scripts and validate website functionality by simulating real-world scenarios and identifying bugs or issues that might have been overlooked during internal quality assurance. Assist content posting team with review and monitoring of tickets submitted for content posting, quality control of content to be posted (accessibility compliance, adherence to Agency guidelines ,etc.). Update training manuals and guidance to incorporate new processes and procedures for posting content to new website. Create visually appealing PowerPoint presentations that communicate the Branch's mission, goals, strategy, policy and procedures. Work with the team to assist in the creative design and build of ERS’ intranet site, using out-of-the-box functionality in a to-be-determined content management system. Manually migrate intranet content and conduct quality assurance review of migrated content.


The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) and USDA provide high-quality internship experiences for college students. If interested, apply online at All Available Positions - Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities ( or email to learn more about the position. Current college students and recent graduates are eligible to apply and do not have to be enrolled in a Hispanic-serving Institution (HSI) to apply for a position.


For more information on USDA ARS, visit our website at ARS Home: USDA ARS.