Student Trainee (Computer Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Materials Engineer)
Relocation expenses reimbursed No
To be eligible for the NP-01 Pay Band you must meet the following required level of education:
*Currently enrolled or accepted for enrollment in a Bachelor's degree (or more advanced degree) program with a major in Engineering. This MUST be your major field of study, minors in professional engineering will not be accepted. *We encourage you to submit documentation (acceptance letter, enrollment verification, transcripts, etc.) to verify this information.
To be eligible for the NP-02 Pay Band you must meet the following required level of education:
*Completion of 4-years of post-high school study leading to a Bachelor's degree (or more advanced degree) with a major in Engineering. This MUST be your major field of study, minors in professional engineering will not be accepted. 30 semester hours (or 45 quarter hours) is comparable to 1 year of undergraduate education. 120 semester hours of progressive study is comparable to four years and/or the completion of an undergraduate degree. *We encourage you to submit documentation (acceptance letter, enrollment verification, transcripts, etc.) to verify this information.
To be eligible for the NP-03 Pay Band you must meet the following required level of education:
* Completion of Master's degree (or more advanced degree) with a major in Engineering. This MUST be your major field of study, minors in professional engineering will not be accepted. *We encourage you to submit documentation (acceptance letter, enrollment verification, transcripts, etc.) to verify this information.
Note: To be acceptable for the above band levels, the curriculum must: (1) be in a school of engineering with at least one curriculum accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) as a professional engineering curriculum; or (2) include differential and integral calculus and courses (more advanced than first-year physics or chemistry) in five of the following seven areas of engineering science or physics: (a) statics, dynamics; (b) strength of materials (stress-strain relationships); (c) fluid mechanics, hydraulics; (d) thermodynamics; (e) electrical fields and circuits; (f) nature and properties of materials (relating particle and aggregate structure to properties); and (g) any other comparable area of fundamental engineering science or physics, such as optics, heat transfer, soil mechanics, or electronics.)
You are eligible if you are currently accepted for enrollment or enrolled in an accredited college (including 4-year colleges and universities); advanced degree programs; or other qualifying educational institutions pursuing a qualifying degree in Engineering on at least a half-time enrollment basis.
All educational requirements and documentation to verify your eligibility for this position must be provided prior to Entrance on Duty.
Grade Point Average (G.P.A.) Requirement: This position requires you to currently possess and maintain an overall G.P.A. of 3.0 or greater out of a 4.0 scale. (G.P.A.'s are rounded to one decimal place. For example, 2.95 rounds to 3.0 and 2.94 rounds to 2.9). Your G.P.A. must be reflected in your resume.
Any of the following educational institutions or curricula that have been accredited by an accrediting body recognized by the secretary of the U.S. Department of Education:
(i) A 4-year college or university;
(ii) A graduate or professional school (e.g., law school, medical school).
For positions requiring positive education requirements, or if you are using education to meet all or part of the qualification requirements, you must submit a copy of your transcripts or an itemized list of college courses which includes equivalent information from the transcript (course title, semester/quarter hours, and grade/degree earned) in your resume. See OPM's General Policies for information on crediting education.
Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the qualification requirements if the applicant can provide documentation indicating that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. It is the responsibility of the applicant to provide such evidence when applying for further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html
This position is covered by the Department of Defense Priority Placement Program.
Several vacancies may be filled.
A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments.
PROGRAM COMPLETION AND CONVERSION:
Students may be may be non-competitively converted to permanent scientific or engineering positions in the competitive service. To be eligible for conversion, Students must:
- Be a US Citizen
- Complete their degree requirements
- Meet the qualification standards for the position to which the student will be converted
- Meet agency-specific requirements as specified in the Participant's Agreement, and
- Perform their job successfully
Recruitment incentives will not be authorized.
Relocation expenses will not be authorized.
Work schedule may be either full-time or part-time.
NP Pay Band in Washington DC
Documents submitted as part of the application package, to include supplemental documents, may be shared beyond the Human Resources Office. Some supplemental documents contain personal information such as SSN and DOB and some documents such as military orders and marriage certificates may contain personal information for someone other than you. You may sanitize these documents to remove said personal information before you submit your application. You may be asked to provide an un-sanitized version of the documents if you are selected to confirm your eligibility. Read more
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered. Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience.
As vacancies occur, the Human Resources Office will review your resume to ensure you meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this flyer. You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume, along with your supporting documentation.
If selected, you may be required to provide additional supporting documentation.
If after reviewing your resume and supporting documentation, a determination is made that you inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may be found ineligible/not qualified.
Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.
All qualifications requirements must be met before by the being considered for any vacancies.