Student Trainee (Economist), CG-0199-07

Washington D.C.
Sep 25, 2018
Sep 25, 2018
Full Time

Not required

Relocation expenses reimbursed No


Employment Conditions.

Registration with the Selective Service.

U.S. Citizenship is required.

Low Risk Position - National Agency Check Investigation (NACI) required.

Must complete a FDIC Pathways Participate Agreement.

Completion of Confidential Financial Disclosure may be required.

Qualification Requirements for the CG-07:

Applicant may be considered based on a combination of both education and experience.

Education: Completion of 1 full academic year of graduate level education, or eligibility under the Superior Academic Achievement with completion of a bachelor's degree.

Superior Academic Achievement (SAA):

To qualify for SAA, applicants must have met one of the following:

a. A grade-point average of "B" (a GPA of 2.95 or higher out of a possible 4.0) for all completed undergraduate courses, or those completed in the last two years of undergraduate study.

b. A grade-point average of "B+" (a GPA of 3.45 or higher out of a possible 4.0) for all courses in your major field of study, or those courses in your major completed in the last two years of undergraduate study.

c. Rank in the upper one-third of your class in the college, university or major subdivision.a major in economics plus appropriate experience or additional education.

d. Membership in a national honor society (other than freshman honor societies)
recognized by the Association of College Honor Societies. Qualifying experience includes:
  1. Individual economic research assignments requiring planning, information assembly, analysis and evaluation, conclusions and report preparation;
  2. Project coordination assignments involving a staff of professional economists, and requiring the evaluation and interpretation of economic information; or
  3. Teaching assignments in a college or university that included both class instruction in economics subjects and one of the following (1) personal research that produced evidence of results, (2) direction of graduate theses in economics, or (3) service as a consultant or advisor  on technical economics problems.

If selected, you may be required to serve a trial period.

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The applicants selected will be offered an excepted appointment not to exceed 1 year. After successful completion of the program requirements and based on FDIC's needs, the selectee(s) may be non-competitively converted to a Term or Permanent position based upon an evaluation of performance and completion of at least 640 hours of work experience acquired through the Pathways Internship Program.  However, service in the FDIC Internship Program confers no right to further employment in the competitive or excepted service.

Applicants who continue to meet the requirements of the Pathways program, their appointment may be extended. 

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

Your application package will be reviewed to determine if you meet the eligibility and qualification requirements outlined in this announcement.  The application package must include all required supporting documents (resume and transcripts,).  If you meet the basic eligibility and qualification requirements and have submitted all required documents, your application package may be forwarded to the selecting official for further review and consideration based on FDIC’s needs.

Qualified applicants who are eligible for veterans’ preference will have selection priority.  

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