Student Trainee (Administrative and Office Support) (Pathways Internship)

Department of the Army, Misce...
Fort Belvoir, Virginia
Mar 17, 2017
Mar 24, 2017
Full Time

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(s) will be filled under the Department of the Army Pathways Intern Program. Click here for more information on Pathways program participation.

This is a Student Trainee (Administrative and office Support) summer hire position Not-to-Exceed 120 days with the US Center for Army Analysis, Office of the Director. This position is located on Fort Belvoir, Virginia.

This position may be filled at the GS-02 level (Salary Range: $26,474 to $33,317), GS-03 level (Salary Range: $28,886 to $37,557), GS-04 level (Salary Range: $32,428 to $42,151), or GS-05 level (Salary Range: $36,281 to $47,171).

The nature of this appointment does not guarantee conversion to a career/career-conditional appointment as it is only intended to fill a temporary need of the organization.

This position is temporary and there is NO promotion potential beyond the grade that you are selected for during the entire time period you are employed under this announcement.


This is a Career Program (CP) 51 position.

Who May Apply:

 Students who are eligible for participation in the Department of the Army Internship Program

Positions are open to current students pursuing a qualifying degree or certificate in an accredited high school, college (including 4-year colleges/universities, community colleges, and junior colleges); professional, technical, vocational, and trade school; advanced degree programs; or other qualifying educational institution.

  • Not Required

  • No

  • Internship for current students in good standing at an accredited education
  • Must sign a Pathways Participant Agreement
  • Must be at least 16 years of age
  • Must obtian and maintain a secret security clearance
  • The ideal candidate for this internship is enrolled as a Sophomore or Junior in a baccalaureate program, and has declared a major directly related to administrative and or program analysis. The ideal candidate will have excellent grades, possess exceptional people skills and ability to work with sensitive matters. Strong candidates will have academic experiences which include researching legal and regulatory material to obtain factual information. Uses standard business software (Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, and Microsoft Outlook), and office equipment to create, copy, store, retrieve, and print a variety of documents and prepare presentation materials such as Power point slides, writing and reports.

    To qualify for a Pathways Internship at the GS-02 high school diploma or General Education Diploma (GED) Program.

    To qualify for a Pathways Internship at the GS-03, students must have completed one full academic year of post-high school study. 

    To qualify for a Pathways Internship at the GS-04, students must have completed two full academic years of post-high school study, or have an associate's degree. 

    To qualify for a Pathways Internship at the GS-05, students must have completed four full academic years of post-high school study leading to a bachelor's degree or equivalent degree.

    Your transcripts are a required part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document.  In order to qualify, you must meet all of the educational requirements below. 

    • Be a current student in an accredited college (including 4-year colleges/universities, community college, and junior colleges); professional, technical, vocational, or trade school; advanced degree program; other qualifying educational institution pursing a qualifying degree or certificate.
    • A copy of your letter of acceptance, proof of enrollment or unofficial transcripts must be provided at the time of application to support your education claims. If selected, OFFICIAL transcripts/proof of enrollment must be submitted prior to establishing a start date.
    • An academic year of undergraduate education is defined as 30 semester hours, 45 quarter hours, or the equivalent in an accredited college or university.
    • Applicants graduating in Spring 2017 MUST submit proof of continuing education in order to be considered for a summer internship.

    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 - and

    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.



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