Student Trainee (Engineering & Architecture)

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Employer
Department of the Army, U.S. ...
Location
Alexandria, Virginia
Posted
Mar 15, 2017
Closes
Mar 25, 2017
Function
Engineer, IT, IT Architect
Hours
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY:

Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission.  They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations.  The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

The Department of the Army Pathways Internship Program is designed to provide students currently enrolled in a wide variety of educational institutions, from high school to graduate level, with opportunities to work and get paid while exploring federal careers through a job with the Department of the Army.

About the Position:

Position is with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC), Geospatial Research Laboratory (GRL), located in Alexandria, VA.

As one of the links in the overall mission of the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers (USACE), the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) is one of the most diverse engineering and scientific research organizations in the world consisting of seven specialized laboratories and combining all research and development (R&D) capabilities of USACE into one organization.  

Position will be filled under the Department of the Army Pathways Intern Program. Click here for more information on Pathways program participation.  The Department of the Army Pathways Interns may be converted to a permanent position within 120 days of successful completion of the program.

Interns will be assigned tasks designed to increase familiarity with the target occupation in a real world work environment. This opportunity follows a standard promotional path: 

1. Internship selections will be made at the DB-1 level.   

2. After completion of Internship requirements, you may be eligible for conversion to the entry-level for the target occupation. Entry level for these positions are typically at the DB-2 level. The actual level at the time of conversion depends on academic achievement and other factors. 

3. The full performance level of this position is DB-4.  Progression from the entry-level to the full performance level for this occupation will depend on successful completion of all requirements for promotion. 

Who May Apply: Positions are open to current students accepted or enrolled in either a high school or GED program or enrolled at least half time in an accredited institution, pursuing a qualifying degree or certificate from a technical school, junior college, or college/university.


TRAVEL REQUIRED:
  • Occasional Travel
  • Business Travel may be up to 10%

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS:
  • Internship for current students in good standing at an accredited education
  • Pre-employment and random Drug Testing
  • Must maintain and/or obtain a Top Secret/SCI security clearance
  • Must submit a transcript/proof of enrollment/acceptance
  • Must be at least 16 years of age
  • This is a Laboratory Demonstration Position
  • Basic Qualifications: 

    -Be at least 16 years of age. 

    - Must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment in high school, a GED program or at least half time in an accredited institution pursuing a qualifying degree or certificate. 

    - Must be in good academic standing with a cumulative 2.5 grade point average. 

    - Must provide transcripts and proof of enrollment/acceptance letter with your application. 

    - Must provide a detailed resume showing your eligibility for this position. 

    - Must sign a Pathways participant agreement.

    You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas :

    -KNOWLEDGE OF ENGINEERING PRINCIPLES

    -ABILITY IN DATA COLLECTION AND ANALYSIS

    -TEAMWORK

    -ACADEMIC STANDING

    All qualifications must be met by the closing date of this announcement. 

    Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.

    This announcement MAY be used to fill like vacancies for six months after the closing date.

    This is a student internship opportunity. Your transcripts are a required part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document.

    Only degrees from an accredited college or university recognized by the Department of Education are acceptable to meet positive education requirements or to substitute education for experience. For additional information, please go to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and U.S. Department of Education websites at - http://www.opm.gov/qualifications and http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html.

    Foreign education must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency in order to be considered for this position. Please include this information in your resume.

    This is a student internship opportunity. Your transcripts are a required part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document.

    Only degrees from an accredited college or university recognized by the Department of Education are acceptable to meet positive education requirements or to substitute education for experience. For additional information, please go to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and U.S. Department of Education websites at - http://www.opm.gov/qualifications and http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html.

    Foreign education must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency in order to be considered for this position. Please include this information in your resume.

    Other Requirements:

    Click here for more information.

    Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.

    You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship at the time of your conversion to permanent employment.

    Two year trial/probationary period may be required.

    Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.

    This position is covered by the Civilian Drug Abuse Testing Program.  Incumbent is required to sign a DA Form 5019-R, "Condition of Employment for Certain Civilian Positions Identified as Critical Under the Drug Abuse Testing Program", or a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).

    Obtain and maintain a Top Secret/SCI clearance.



    Top Secret/SCI