Student Trainee (Financial Clerk)

Washington D.C.
Mar 20, 2018
Mar 20, 2018
Full Time

25% or less - Up to 25% of work time may require travel.

Relocation expenses reimbursed No


Security Clearance: Position has been designated as Noncritical Sensitive. Incumbent is required to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance.
Drug Testing: The incumbent of this position is required to submit to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment and is subject to random drug testing for the duration of service with the DoD OIG.
Trial Period: A trial period may be required.
Pathways Agreement: Incumbents must complete a Pathways Participant Agreement upon appointment.

Internship Program Eligibility
Applicants must be currently enrolled or accepted for enrollment and seeking a degree, diploma, or certificate in a qualifying educational institution on a full or half-time basis, as defined by the educational institution.

Minimum Requirements
Applicants must have completed at least two years of education above the high school level. The education must have been obtained in an accredited business, secretarial or technical school, junior college, college, or university. One year of full-time academic study is defined as 30 semester hours, 45 quarter hours, or at least 20 classroom hours per week for a minimum of 36 weeks.

Foreign Education: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit:

Accreditation: To be creditable, education must have been obtained in an accredited college or university. You must report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions that are recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (

Applicants must be in good academic standing with a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.95.

Applicants must have earned at least 12 semester hours or 18 quarter hours in accounting, auditing, finance, or business law courses, and must be pursuing a degree or certification in accounting or a related field, such as business administration, finance, or public administration. In addition, upon completion of the degree or certification currently being pursued, applicants must have earned 24 semester hours in accounting courses (6 of the semester hours may be earned in business law courses) to be considered for conversion.

Additional Vacancies: This announcement may be used to fill additional positions.

Conversion: Interns may be noncompetitively converted to a permanent or term (time-limited) position within 120 days of successful completion of the program. To be eligible for conversion, interns must: complete at least 640 hours of work experience acquired through the Internship Program; complete their degree or certificate requirements; meet the qualification standards for the position to which the Intern will be converted, which includes completion of 24 semester hours in accounting, 6 of which may be in business law; meet agency-specific requirements as specified in the Pathways Participant Agreement; and perform their job successfully. Time spent under previous Internship Program appointments may count towards required work experience hours. Once noncompetitively converted, the position has a full performance level of GS-12.

Veterans Preference: For more information on veterans' preference go to:

Re-employed Annuitants: This vacancy does not meet the criteria identified in DoDI 1400.25 VOLUME 300, Section 3 for the appointment of annuitants. Veterans preference eligibles receive consideration regardless of their annuitant status.

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You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

The assessments for this job will measure:
Accountability, Attention to Detail, Customer Service, Decision Making, Flexibility, Integrity/Honesty, Interpersonal Skills, Learning, Reading, Self-Management, Stress Tolerance, and Teamwork.

Your results on these assessments will place you in one of three categories:
Best Qualified Category - Meets the minimum qualification requirements and demonstrates a high level of proficiency in the job related competencies based on the answers to the assessments.
Highly Qualified Category - Meets the minimum qualification requirements and demonstrates proficiency in some of the job-related competencies based on the answers to the assessments.
Qualified Category - Meets the minimum qualifications.

Within these categories, applicants eligible for veteran's preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans.

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