Student Trainee (Management and Program Analyst)
Relocation expenses reimbursed No
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. You must provide an actual narrative response. Any application that says "Please see resume", "N/A", "work experiences", "military", or the equivalent will not be accepted. It is important that you do not overstate or understate your level of experience and capability.All qualification requirements must be met by the start of the internship.
Qualification Requirements for the GS-7 grade level are listed below:
To qualify for the GS-7 level, you must currently be enrolled in a graduate degree seeking program (on at least a half-time basis); AND meet one of the following criteria:
1. You must have completed 1 full academic year of graduate level education.
2. You must possess an undergraduate degree with Superior Academic Achievement (defined below).
One full year of graduate level education is generally considered 18 semester hours or 27 quarter hours.
Please ensure that your USAJOBS resume is current and includes all education information (i.e., name of institution, number of credits completed, graduation/anticipated graduation date, dates of attendance, etc.).
Superior Academic Achievement: Superior academic achievement (SAA) recognizes individuals who have achieved superior academic standing. S.A.A. is based on (1) class standing, (2) grade-point average, or (3) honor society membership. Class standing -- Applicants must be in the upper third of the graduating class in the college, university, or major subdivision, such as the College of Liberal Arts or the School of Business Administration, based on completed courses. Grade-point average (G.P.A.)-- Applicants must have a grade-point average of: a.3.0 or higher out of a possible 4.0 ("B" or better) as recorded on their official transcript, or as computed based on 4 years of education, or as computed based on courses completed during the final 2 years of the curriculum; or .3.5 or higher out of a possible 4.0 ("B+" or better) based on the average of the required courses completed in the major field or the required courses in the major field completed during the final 2 years of the curriculum.
A listing of accredited organizations can be found on the Department of Education's website - http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-students.html.
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 student to participate in the program and continue to be a student until the completion of the minimum 400 hour work requirement. 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.
See "Qualifications" section.
Based on the staffing needs, multiple selections may be made through this vacancy announcement.
Selectee may be required to file a Financial Disclosure Statement. (if applicable)
Applicants will be required to complete questions contained on the Declaration for Federal Employment (OF-306) at the time a tentative job offer is made. If selected, at the time of appointment, selectees will be required to update the OF-306.
GAO’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 identify.
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
The questionnaire will assess your qualifications for the job. If you meet all of the qualification requirements, your application will be placed in one of three categories: Best Qualified, Well Qualified, or Qualified. Within these categories, applicants eligible for veteran's preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans. Please make sure that your responses to the assessment questions are supported in your resume. Follow all instructions carefully as incomplete answers, errors, or omissions may affect your rating. Your rating will be invalid if you fail to include a narrative reply to any assessment question(s) that requires further explanation or your reply is "see resume."
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