Student Trainee (Administration and Office Support)

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Washington, DC
Sep 28, 2022
Oct 05, 2022
Full Time
Summary The position serves under the Student Internship Pathways Program, located in any Office within the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). The position is designed to serve as a developmental experience in conjunction with formal education, for interns to explore career paths and interests at EEOC. Supervisors are responsible for establishing work schedules with participants. Responsibilities Assists management and higher-grade specialist with the preparation of various administrative material. Researches office files or other sources for pertinent information needed to prepare correspondence, reports, etc. Assists with the reconciliation of data discrepancies. Locates and assembles information from files and documents and responds to non-technical inquiries. Responds to incoming communication; and replies to general inquiries and routine actions. Assists with tasks in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access) data entry/retrieval. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications Interns NTE may be appointed to any grade level for which they qualify. Previous education and/or experience may be evaluated to determine the highest grade level for which the individual is qualified. Interns with no previous related education or experience may qualify as described below: GS-1: Enrollment in a high school diploma or General Education Diploma (GED) program. GS-2: Completion of high school or GED diploma. GS-3: Completion of 1 full academic year of post-high school study. GS-4: Completion of 2 full academic years of post-high school study or an associate's degree. GS-5: Completion of 4 academic years of post-high school leading to a bachelor's degree or equivalent degree. GS-7: Completion of 1 full academic year of graduate level education; or Eligibility under the Superior Academic Achievement Provision and completion of a bachelor's degree. GS-9: Completion of 2 academic years of graduate level education, or a master's degree or equivalent graduate degree. In addition to meeting the above minimum qualification requirement, you must meet the Pathways Student Intern Eligibility requirements, you must be a student accepted for enrollment or enrolled and seeking a degree (diploma, certificate, degree) in a qualifying educational institution, on a full or half-time basis (as defined by the institution in which the student is enrolled). You must meet the definition of a student throughout the duration of your appointment. All Education must be accredited by an accredited institution recognized by the US Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications (particularly positions with a positive education requirement.) Therefore, applicants must report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accredited institutions recognized by the US Department of Education. Applicants may verify accreditation at the following website: Accreditation. All education claimed by applicants will be verified accordingly. ATTENTION VETERANS: A veteran, as defined in 5 USC 2108, who due to military service obligation, was precluded from applying to the Recent Graduates Program during any portion of the 2-year eligibility period shall have a full 2-year period of eligibility upon his or her release or discharge from active duty. In no event, however, may the individual's eligibility period extend beyond 6 years from the date on which the individual completed the requirements of an academic course of study. You must meet all qualification and eligibility requirements by the closing date of this announcement. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (eg, Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (eg, professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Education This position has a basic education requirement listed under the Qualifications section of this announcement. You must submit a copy of your college transcripts. An unofficial copy is sufficient with the application if it includes your name and the necessary course information; however, if you are selected, you will be required to submit official transcripts prior to entering on duty. Additional Information Relocation expenses will not be paid. This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional similar vacancies across EEOC. If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document that you do not have in electronic form, please contact the HR Specialist listed in this vacancy. If you are a veteran and you are claiming 5-point veterans' preference, you must submit a copy of your DD-214 or other proof of eligibility. If you are a veteran and you are claiming 10-point veterans' preference, you must also submit an SF-15, "Application for 10-Point Veterans' Preference" plus the proof required by that form. For more information on veterans' preference (see Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see: All employees of the Federal government are subject to the conflict of interest statutes and regulations including the Standards of Ethical Conduct that govern activities with outside organizations and reporting financial holdings. This position may require the incumbent to complete a confidential financial disclosure report within 30 days of appointment. The Pathways Internship Program targets students accepted for enrollment or currently enrolled in a degree-seeking program in a accredited educational institution, on at least a half-time basis. Student Interns must continue to meet program eligibility requirements throughout the duration of the appointment. Incumbents will be required to provide proof of continued enrollment and good standing each semester or grading period throughout the internship program. Failure to do so will result in termination of the appointment. This internship is temporary and therefore does not have promotion potential. At the successful conclusion of this program, you may be eligible for non-competitive conversion to a Federal career or career-conditional position. CONVERSION ELIGIBILITY: Interns may be converted, without a break in service, to a term, career or career conditional appointment upon completion of program requirements. To be eligible for conversion, Interns must: Complete at least 640 hours of work experience acquired through the Internship Program Complete their degree or certificate requirements Meet the qualification standards for the position to which the Intern will be converted Meet agency-specific requirements as specified in the Participant's Agreement Perform their job successfully Agencies may waive up to 320 of the required 640 hours of work for Interns who demonstrate high potential as evidenced by outstanding academic achievement and exceptional job performance. In addition, students working in agencies through third-party intern providers may count up to 320 of the hours they work toward the 640 hour requirement. Time spent under previous Internship Program appointments may count towards required work. Interns must meet the qualification requirements for the position to which converted. Extensions: This appointment may be extended in increments of up to one year without further competition based on the need of the organization for the work to continue and provided the individual continues to meet the eligibility requirements. There is no limit on the number of extensions that may be granted, as long as the Intern maintains student eligibility.

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