Management Analyst DOI Career Connection Ambassador
Railyn Stokes is a Management Analyst and Communications Lead for the United States Geological Survey's Astrogeology Science Center. Her primary duties include human resources and personnel management, social media content creation, and hiring and outreach events. She began her career as a volunteer with Three Forests Interpretive Association on the Stanislaus National Forest. She then transitioned into a Pathways Student Trainee position in Customer Service with the Forest Service before spending time with the National Park Service as a Pathways Student Trainee Park Guide. Railyn is passionate about sharing her federal career journey with others, especially students looking to kickstart their careers. She pairs her human resources knowledge and varied career path to encourage new applicants to join the team, colleagues to take a leap into a new field, and coworkers to step into management roles. Railyn is a strong proponent of sharing talent across the Department of the Interior (DOI) and the federal government which leads to her excitement for championing the DOI Career Connection (DCC) portal and participating in Marketing the My DOI Career ecosystem.