Student Trainee (Energy Industry)

Employer
Department Of Energy, Federal...
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Mar 06, 2017
Closes
Mar 21, 2017
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY:

About the Agency

Are you seeking challenging assignments working for a dynamic agency while gaining real-world experience? We are looking for the best and brightest to help us shape the future of the energy industry. Come make a difference at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)!
We’re an independent agency that regulates the interstate transmission of electricity, natural gas and oil. Voted one of the top 5 Best Places to Work in the Federal Government, our team of engineers, scientists, analysts and attorneys work collaboratively to ensure that the industry delivers reliable, efficient and sustainable energy, impacting the daily lives of all Americans.
Our internship program provides students the opportunity to gain first-hand experience in a federal agency while learning more about the energy industry and gaining exposure to the Commission’s work. Students have the opportunity to attend networking events, visits to regulated hydropower dams, seminars with career advice and tips and enjoy lunch with FERC’s top officials. Apply now for an opportunity you don’t want to miss!
This position is located in the Office of Administrative Litigation (OAL). As the Commission’s trial staff, OAL seeks to assist entities such as electric utilities, natural gas pipelines and petroleum products pipelines to resolve without litigation disputes regarding rates, terms and condition of service and related issues. Where such resolutions are not possible, OAL develops comprehensive evidentiary records in litigated cases to help assure just and reasonable rates, to promote competitive markets and to obtain other results consistent with the public interest. OAL seeks to settle or litigate cases in a timely, efficient, and equitable manner.
This position is excluded from the bargaining unit.

This is a SUMMER 2017 internship position.
**Prior to appointment, applicants must provide proof of college enrollment for the Fall semester 2017.**

These positions are temporary, they may be converted to a full time, career-conditional position. Any conversions to full time or career-conditional status is neither implied nor guaranteed.


TRAVEL REQUIRED:
  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS:
  • Successfully complete a background investigation.
  • Must be enrolled in school for the Spring 2017 semester.
  • At the time of appointment must be enrolled for the Fall 2017 Semester.
  • Applicants must submit transcripts at time of application.
  • To be eligible for an internship position, you must meet the following qualifications by the beginning of your appointment (Summer 2017):

    Two full academic years of post-high school study OR possess an associate's degree AND be enrolled or registered for the summer or fall 2017 semester in an accredited degree-seeking program.
    Candidates must have one full year of general experience at the lower grade level or equivalent education. General experience is described as progressively responsible clerical, office, or other work that indicates ability to acquire the particular knowledge and skills needed to perform the duties of the position.

    Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited college or university for spring semester 2017.

    List of Department of Education accredited institutions: http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/Search.aspx

    CANDIDATES MUST PROVIDE TRANSCRIPTS IN ORDER FOR COURSEWORK TO BE VERIFIED; FAILURE TO INCLUDE TRANSCRIPTS WILL RESULT IN CANDIDATES NOT BEING CONSIDERED; TRANSCRIPTS MUST BE SUBMITTED AT TIME OF APPLICATION.

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