Student Trainee (Premire College Intern Program)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Dec 18, 2018
Closes
Dec 26, 2018
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • Please read this Public Notice in its entirety prior to submitting your application for consideration.
  • Must meet suitability requirements for Federal employment
  • Must sign a Participant Agreement
  • U.S. citizen or national (resident of American Samoa or Swains Island), Non-citizens may be eligible for employment if Permitted by the DoD Appropriation Act
  • Must be eligible to work under U.S. immigration laws
  • Must be registered for Selective Service, see Legal and Regulatory Guidance
  • You must be a student currently enrolled in an approved program in an accredited college or university
  • Pursuing a Baccalaureate Degree (Sophomore/Junior/Senior only), Graduate or Professional Degree
  • Enrollment must be at least half-time course load as defined by the education institution (typically six hours or equivalent for undergraduate and three hours or equivalent for graduate)
  • Have a good academic standing (no less than 2.95 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 grading scale)
  • Total salary varies depending on location of position
  • PCS expenses if authorized will be paid IAW JTR and Air Force regulations
  • Recruitment incentives may be authorized
  • This position is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program
  • Position may be subject to random drug testing
  • Employee may be required to work other than normal duty hours, to include evenings, weekends and/or holidays
  • Shift work and emergency overtime may be required
  • Student Trainee (Premier College Intern Program)

    The Air Force Civilian Service is pleased to announce the Air Force College Premier Summer Intern Program. Students in their junior year of a full-time baccalaureate program will be able to apply for a full-time paid summer internship lasting 10-12 weeks during the summer session prior to their senior year. Any individual who meets the following may apply for the DHA Post-Secondary Student Program:

    (1) Currently enrolled, and in good academic standing in a full-time program, at a public or other non-profit institution of higher education; AND

    (2) Making satisfactory progress toward receipt of a baccalaureate; AND

    (3) Completed at least one year of the degree program.

    You may be non-competitively converted to a permanent appointment within the PALACE Acquire (PAQ)/Copper Cap (COP) or a similar Program. The target grade of the conversion could be above GS-11. However, it is important to remember that eligibility for conversion does not guarantee you will be offered a permanent position.

    General Schedule Salary Table for "Rest of US" (RUS) was used, salaries may vary dependent upon location selected. Please refer to the Salary Tables link for more information: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/pay-leave/salaries-wages/salary-tables/pdf/2018/RUS.pdf

    The Premier College Intern Program targets individuals who are seeking a dynamic career with the Air Force Civilian Service in a variety of career fields by gaining real-world experience. You will be given the opportunity to gain the knowledge, skills and abilities needed to pursue a successful career with the Air Force Civilian Service.

    Upon graduation and program requirement completion, a Premier College Intern may be converted to a career, career-conditional appointment into the Air Force Palace Acquire/Copper Cap or similar developmental training program without further competition.

    Please note: This is not a developmental opportunity, this position will be filled at the GS-03 grade level

    To qualify for a GS-03: Completion of 1 academic year of post-high school study

    https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#GS-CLER

    https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#GS-TECH

    You must be a student currently enrolled in an accredited public or other non-profit college or university:

    · Enrolled in an approved program
    · Pursing a Baccalaureate Degree (Junior only)
    · Enrollment must be in a full-time program
    · Have a good academic standing (no less than 2.95 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 grading scale)
    · Meet the qualification standards of the position
    · Must be at least 16 years of age
    · A U.S. citizen or a national (resident of American Samoa or Swains Island)
    · Must sign a Participant Agreement

    Applicants must meet requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

    Other Significant Facts:

    1.) Some positions may be deemed drug testing designated positions and require participation in random drug testing.
    2.) Incumbent may be subject to pre-employment drug testing as a condition of employment, and participation in random drug testing.
    3.) Appointment may be contingent upon passing a physical examination.
    4.) Incumbent may be required to obtain and maintain appropriate background investigation or security clearance.
    5.) Employment under this announcement will be full-time during the student's summer session, approximately 10-12 weeks.

    Note: There may be additional conditions and/or requirements as determined by the position being filled.

    DHA Post-Secondary Students may work full-time schedules during the student's summer session/break.

    DHA Post-Secondary Students may be considered for noncompetitive conversion to a permanent appointment within 120 days of completion of degree requirements, if they meet the following:

    1. Successfully complete academic course of study with a GPA of at least 2.95 (GPA 3.1 for certain engineer positions).
    2. Meet the OPM Qualification requirements for the target position to which the DHA Post-Secondary Student may be converted.
    3. Maintain acceptable performance.

    It is important to remember that eligibility for conversion to permanent employment is neither automatic nor guaranteed.

    You must upload/submit all required documents in order to be considered, i.e., Resume, All transcripts (we will accept unofficial), DD 214, Veterans Award Letter and SF 15 (if applicable).



    PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

    VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

    IF USING EDUCATION TO QUALIFY: You MUST provide transcripts to support your educational claims. Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. http://www2.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html

    FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.

    For DHA Positions:
    These positions are being filled under Direct-Hire Authority for the Department of Defense for Post-Secondary Students. The Secretary of the Air Force has delegated authority by the Office of the Secretary of Defense to directly appoint qualified post-secondary students directly into competitive service positions; these positions may be professional or administrative occupations and are located Air Force-Wide. Positions may be filled as permanent or term with a full-time or part-time work schedule. Pay will vary by geographic location.

    The term "Current post-secondary student" means a person who is currently enrolled in, and in good academic standing at a full-time program at an institution of higher education; and is making satisfactory progress toward receipt of a baccalaureate or graduate degree; and has completed at least one year of the program.

    Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click here. To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated in the "Highly Qualified" or "Best Qualified" Category on the rating criteria for this vacancy. You must submit a copy of the agency notice, your most recent performance rating, and your most recent SF-50 noting position, grade level, and duty location.

    Employed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants): Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants. Click here for more information.

    Temporary and Term Appointments: If you are selected for a temporary or term position in the competitive service, your appointment may be extended to the maximum period allowed by law without further competition. Additionally, if you are serving on a term appointment in the competitive service, you may be converted to a career or career-conditional appointment without further competition. NOTE: Current federal civilian employees may apply for this position and if selected, a break in service of at least 3 days may be required prior to appointment to this position.

    Selective Service: Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service. For additional information, click here.

    Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit.

    DHA Post-Secondary Students may work full-time schedules during the student's summer session/break.

    DHA Post-Secondary Students may be considered for noncompetitive conversion to a permanent appointment within 120 days of completion of degree requirements, if they meet the following:

    1. Successfully complete academic course of study with a GPA of at least 2.95 (GPA 3.1 for certain engineer positions)
    2. Meet the OPM Qualification requirements for the target position to which the DHA Post-Secondary Student may be converted.
    3. Maintain acceptable performance

    It is important to remember that eligibility for conversion to permanent employment is neither automatic nor guaranteed.

    If you have questions regarding this announcement and have hearing or speech difficulties click here.

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

    Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.

    Your responses to the questionnaire may be compared to the documents you submit. The documents you submit must support your responses to the online questionnaire. If your application contradicts or does not support your questionnaire responses, you will receive a rating of "not qualified" or "insufficient information" and you will not receive further consideration for this job.

    Applicants who disqualify themselves will not be evaluated further.

    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Interns may be considered for noncompetitive conversion to a term or permanent appointment within 120 days of completion of degree requirements, IF they:

    • Are a U.S. citizen
    • Successfully complete an academic course of study with a GPA of at least 2.95 (GPA 3.1 for certain engineer positions)
    • Complete a minimum of 640 hours of work experience under the Internship Program
    • Meet the OPM Qualification requirements for the position the intern may be converted to
    • Maintain acceptable performance
    It is important to remember that eligibility for conversion does not guarantee the agency will offer conversion.

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    Drug test required No


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