GAO Analyst Student Intern (Student Trainee)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Jun 19, 2018
Closes
Jun 19, 2018
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Occasional travel - Travel may be required depending on job assignment.


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • You must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • Be enrolled and in good standing in an accredited undergrad degree program.
  • Selective Service registration if you are a male born after Dec. 31, 1959.
  • Will be subject to a background investigation/ suitability determination.
  • Proof of enrollment (current)
  • For the essay question of this vacancy announcement, any application that does not provide an "actual narrative response" that addresses the KSA listed below, or that says “Please see resume” or the equivalent or “N/A” will not be accepted.

    All qualification requirements must be met by the start of the internship.

    To qualify for the GS-4 level you must be enrolled in an undergraduate degree seeking program, and meet one of the following criteria:

    1. You must have completed 60 semester hours or 90 quarter credits of undergraduate level education.

    2. You must possess an Associate's degree.

    Foreign Education: If you are submitting a transcript from a non-US educational institution, applicants must submit all necessary documents to a private U.S. organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign educational credentials, commonly called a credential evaluation service. For additional information, please visit http://www.gao.gov/careers/foreignedu.pdf.

    NOTE: You must be a Current students enrolled in an undergraduate program seeking a degree from an accredited educational institution on a full or half-time basis. See the Qualifications section of this announcement for more details on who may apply and how to qualify for a Fall 2018 GAO internship. If at any point during the internship (and for any reason) your status as a student changes to that of a non-student, your internship will be terminated.

    The U.S. Government Accountability Office’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunity for all regardless of race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

    The U.S. GAO is part of the Legislative Branch of the Federal government. As such, all positions are in the excepted service.

    You may be required to file a financial disclosure report.

    If you are entitled to veterans’ preference, you must indicate the type of veterans’ preference you are claiming and submit the appropriate documentation to substantiate your claim. Your veterans’ preference entitlement will be verified by the agency.
    10-Points Veterans’ Preference (disabled veterans or Purple Heart recipients)

    • Member Copy 4 of your DD-214 (Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty) for the period of service for which you are claiming Veterans’ Preference OR
    • Other official documentation (e.g., documentation of receipt of a campaign badge or expeditionary medal) that shows your military service was performed under honorable conditions AND
    • A signed and dated Standard Form 15, “Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference,” with revision date of date of August 2008. This form can be found at: http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/SF15.pdf (http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/SF15.pdf) AND
    • The proof requested on the back of the Standard Form 15 for the type of 10-point Veterans’ Preference you are claiming. (For example, an official statement, dated within the last 12 months, from the Department of Veterans’ Affairs or a branch of the Armed Forces, certifying a service connected disability of 10% or more or receipt of disability retired pay.)
    10-Point Derived Preference (widows/widowers, spouses or mothers of certain deceased or disabled veterans)
    • A signed and dated Standard Form 15, “Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference,” with revision date of August 2008. This form can be found at: http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/SF15.pdf (http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/SF15.pdf) AND
    • The proof requested on the back of the Standard Form 15 for the type of 10-point Veterans’ Preference you are claiming. (For example, an official statement, dated within the last 12 months, from the Department of Veterans’ Affairs or a branch of the Armed Forces, certifying a service connected disability of 10% or more or receipt of disability retired pay.
    5 –Points Veterans’ Preference (veterans who served in a war or during certain prescribed periods of time)
    • Member Copy 4 of your DD-214 (Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty) for the period of service for which you are claiming Veterans’ Preference OR
    • Other official documentation (e.g., documentation of receipt of a campaign badge or expeditionary medal) that shows your military service was performed under honorable conditions.
    Special Note to those currently on active duty: If you do not have a DD-214 because you are on active duty and are within 120 days of discharge or release from active duty, you must submit a certification of expected discharge or release under honorable conditions with your application. The certification can be any written document from the armed forces that certified that you are expected to be discharged or released from active duty service under honorable conditions not later than 120 days after the date the certification is signed.




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

    After you submit your application, it will be reviewed to determine whether you have submitted all of the required documents as set forth below by the closing date of the announcement and meet the eligibility requirements. If you have submitted all required documents in a timely fashion and meet the eligibility requirements, your application will be reviewed by a screening panel. The panel will assign scores for each of the following three knowledges, skills, and abilities (KSA’s) based on the answer you provide to the essay question contained in this announcement and your resume: Analytical Ability, Writing Ability, and Research Ability. (A more detailed description of the KSAs can be found in the essay question.) The screening panel will assess the extent and quality of your accomplishments, experience, and/or education as they relate to the KSA’s. It is important to have a well written, thoughtful response to the essay question that is supported by your resume. You may draw upon academic, volunteer, and/or work experience as a basis for your response. The essay cannot exceed 2,000 characters, including spaces. You must provide an actual narrative response. Any application that says “Please see resume” or the equivalent or “N/A” or that does not address the KSA, will not be accepted. Please note that your narrative response must be supported by your resume and must reflect the experience on which you rely. It is important that you do not overstate or understate your level of experience and capability. If the panelists conclude that your narrative response is not supported by your resume, they will assign scores accordingly.



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