Student Trainee (Information Technology)

Employer
Environmental Protection Agency
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Mar 20, 2017
Closes
Mar 27, 2017
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY:

About the Agency

Earth Day is every day at EPA! At EPA, you can protect human health and the environment of all Americans, and you’ll discover that EPA is one great place to work! We offer great benefits and work flexibilities, and our diverse workforce connects to more than just a career--we share a common passion to promote a cleaner, healthier environment. Discover how exciting safeguarding our natural resources and protecting human health can be. Find yourself at EPA.

These positions will be located in Office of Air and Radiation, Office of Transportation and Air Quality. For more information on this office, Visit their website http://epa.gov/otaq/

This is an Internship position in the Pathways Program. This program provides students in high schools, colleges, trade schools, and other qualifying educational institutions with paid opportunities to work and explore Federal careers while completing their education. Interns without not-to-exceed dates who successfully complete the program may be converted to a term or permanent position with greater promotion potential in the competitive service without further competition.

Salary will be based on the grade level for which you are selected.

One or more positions may be filled.


TRAVEL REQUIRED:
  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS:
  • You must be a U.S. citizen.
  • If you are selected, a pre-employment background check is required.
  • You must submit transcripts + proof of enrollment (see Required Documents).
  • You must be enrolled at least half-time during your appointment.
  • You must submit resume and required documents (See How to Apply Tab)
  • This is a temporary position. See Other Information on assignment limits.
  • Pathways Interns qualify for an initial appointment based on their educational achievements as described below:

    To qualify for the GS-07 level, you need to have completed one full academic year of graduate level education; or a bachelor’s degree with superior academic achievement.

    As part of the application process, you are required to submit college transcripts or a list of courses as described in the Required Documents section of this announcement. However, if you are selected, you must provide official educational transcripts before you start work with EPA. More information on verification of education can be found here: http://www.epa.gov/careers/epa-job-vacancy-announcements-policies-and-procedures.

    If you are selected, the entire period served under the Internship Program will be a trial period.

    This position is designated as Low Risk and requires a background investigation. Unless an appropriate background investigation is already on record with the Office of Personnel Management, you must undergo a background investigation.

    Not Applicable