Student Trainee (Program Analysis): Pathways Internship Experience Program (IEP) GS-07

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Aug 17, 2018
Closes
Aug 25, 2018
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Not required


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • U.S. Citizenship is required.
  • Incumbent will be subject to random drug testing.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance.
  • Must be at least 16 years of age by the closing date of the announcement.
  • Must maintain student eligibility for duration of internship.
  • Pathways Internship Program candidates must meet the U.S. Department of State (DOS) qualification standards applicable to the position being filled. All applicants must meet the qualifications by the closing date of the announcement in order to be considered for the position.

    Eligibility Requirements:

    • A U.S. Citizen;
    • 16 years or older by the closing date of this announcement;
    • Enrolled or formally accepted for enrollment as a full-time or half-time student into an accredited college or university in a degree-seeking program, or enrolled or formally accepted for enrollment in a certificate program;
    • Cumulative GPA of 2.0 at time of application and must maintain at least a 2.0 GPA throughout the entire Pathways Internship appointment; and
    • Degree does not have to be related to the position/series; however to be eligible, candidate must meet the agency-developed or OPM qualification standards for the position to which the Intern may be converted.
    • All transcripts or educational supporting documentation must reflect a projected graduation date on or after Fall 2019.
    Certificate Requirements:
    • Undergraduate Certificates must contain a minimum of 30 semester hours or 45 quarter hours.
    • Graduate certificates must contain a minimum of 18 semester hours or 27 quarter hours.
    • For study at a business or technical school, 36 weeks of study (20+ classroom hours per week) is comparable to 1 academic year above high school.
    All academic degrees and course work must be completed at an institution that has obtained accreditation or pre-accreditation status from an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. For a list of schools that meet this criteria, see U.S. Department of Education.

    Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the education requirements if you can show that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence at the time of application. Late submissions of proof of accreditation will not be accepted. Click on the link for a list of accredited organizations recognized as specializing in interpretation of foreign education credentials.









    Applicants applying for the GS-07 grade level must have completed 1 full academic year of graduate level education; or Eligibility under the Superior Academic Achievement Provision and completion of a bachelor's degree AND must be currently enrolled or accepted to a qualifying degree or certificate program.

    The intern will be expected to work 25-30 hours per week.

    A typical day includes:
    • Supporting the portfolios and programs by performing specialized assignemnts and projects involving the Presidential Commissions and Presidential Appointments programs.
    • Assisting with data analysis and ad hoc analytical reports.
    • Assisting with streamlining and documenting office processes and procedures as needed.












    Applicants tentatively selected for this position will be required to undergo a pre-employment background investigation.

    As a condition of employment, male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must certify prior to appointment that they have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law.

    Pathways Internship Experience Program (IEP) appointments are made on a non-temporary basis.

    Pathways Program Interns are eligible for conversion to the competitive service; however conversion is never guaranteed. To be eligible for conversion to the competitive service after completion of the program, an intern must:

    1. Be a U.S. Citizen
    2. Successfully complete an academic course of study as evidenced by a qualifying degree
    3. Graduate with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0
    4. Complete a minimum of 640 hours of work experience under the Internship Program
    5. Meet the OPM qualification standards for the position to which the Intern may be converted
    6. Maintain acceptable performance under the Agency's approved performance management system
    7. Receive favorable recommendation for conversion from supervisor
    The US Department of State is not obligated to make an offer of employment, nor is the student obligated to accept an offer of employment.

    Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) and Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) candidates will be eligible if it is determined that they are well qualified for the position. Information about CTAP/ICTAP eligibility is on the Office of Personnel Management's Career Transition Resources website at: http://www.opm.gov/ctap/index.asp.

    REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION - This agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Office of Employee Relations, Disability/Reasonable Accommodations Division, at (202) 261-8163 or reasonableaccommodations@state.gov. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.

    EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

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

    Candidates will be evaluated based solely on basic eligibility requirements using agency-developed or OPM Qualification standards. Candidates who meet the qualification requirements will be referred to the hiring official for consideration in an unranked order.

    Veterans' preference applies for selection in all Pathways positions. Veterans entitled to preference will be listed ahead of those who are non-preference eligibles.

    Selections will be made in accordance with the requirements of 5 CFR Part 302, veterans preference laws, and OPM guidance.

    NOTE: If it is determined that you do not meet program eligibility requirements or fail to submit proper documentation, you will be removed from consideration.

    Candidates will be evaluated based solely on basic eligibility requirements using agency-developed or OPM Qualification standards. Candidates who meet the qualification requirements will be referred to the hiring official for consideration in an unranked order.

    Veterans’ preference applies for selection in all Pathways positions. Veterans entitled to preference will be listed ahead of those who are non-preference eligibles.

    Selections will be made in accordance with the requirements of 5 CFR Part 302, veterans preference laws, and OPM guidance.

    NOTE: If it is determined that you do not meet program eligibility requirements or fail to submit proper documentation, you will be removed from consideration.

    In accordance with the Office of Personnel Management policy, for undergraduate level education, successfully completed education is credited based on its relationship to 120 semester hours or 180 quarter hours. For example, 30 semester hours or 45 quarter hours is comparable to 1 year of undergraduate education.

    An academic year of graduate education is considered to be the number of credit hours that the school attended has determined to represent 1 academic year of full-time study. This determination is made based on normal course loads for a full year of study in the graduate program. If that information is not provided by the applicant, 18 semester hours or 27 quarter hours will be considered as satisfying the 1 year of full-time study requirement. For applicants that have completed more than 1 year of education in a graduate program, advanced degree, or certificate program, it is the responsibility of the applicant to provide documentation from the institution in order to establish the length of their academic program to be used to project their expected graduation date.
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    Applicants applying for the GS-07 grade level must have completed 1 full academic year of graduate level education; or Eligibility under the Superior Academic Achievement Provision and completion of a bachelor's degree AND must be currently enrolled or accepted to a qualifying degree or certificate program.

    The intern will be expected to work 25-30 hours per week.

    A typical day includes:
    • Supporting the portfolios and programs by performing specialized assignemnts and projects involving the Presidential Commissions and Presidential Appointments programs.
    • Assisting with data analysis and ad hoc analytical reports.
    • Assisting with streamlining and documenting office processes and procedures as needed.


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