Student Trainee (Administrative and Office Support)

Washington D.C.
Apr 17, 2017
May 02, 2017
Full Time

About the Agency

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) is an independent regulatory agency that regulates and oversees various aspects of the energy markets within the United States. We value independence, analytic ability, communication skills, integrity and objectivity.

If you are seeking a bachelor's degree or a master's degree, possess outstanding communication skills and are looking for an opportunity to challenge your leadership and team building skills, then this opportunity is for you. In general, the Commission hires students with majors in the following fields: electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, civil engineering, computer engineering, finance, business, economics, human resources, and biological and environment sciences.

The position is located in the Human Resources Division (HRD) of the Office of the Executive Director and reports to the Employee Acquisition and Operations Branch Chief. As a member of the STARS program, you will gain first- hand experience in the federal government by providing clerical and administrative support to the HRD and other offices throughout FERC. STARS at FERC:
• Provide administrative support to program offices,
• Complete special projects for the Human Resources Division,
• Complete special projects for other offices throughout FERC,
• Polish their communication and professional skills in a real world setting

At time of appointment, applicant must submit proof of Fall 2017 enrollment.

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.

  • Not Required

  • No

  • Successfully complete a background investigation.
  • Applicants must submit transcripts at time of application.
  • Transcripts must show Spring 2017 courses.
  • 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.

    Candidates must meet the qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

    This position is not included in the barganing unit.

    Education Requirement: Two full academic years of post-high school study OR possess an associate's degree AND must be enrolled in an accredited college or university.

    Applicant must submit proof of Fall 2017 enrollment.

    List of Department of Education accredited institutions:


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