Student Trainee (Business)
Relocation expenses reimbursed No
Individuals must be accepted for enrollment or be enrolled and currently seeking a degree (diploma, certificate, etc.) from a qualifying educational institution on a full or half-time basis, as determined by their educational institution.
Students must be at least 16 years of age and meet Federal, State and Local laws governing the employment of minors.
Individuals must be in good academic standing with their educational institution.
Individuals must have academic or career goals that are related to the duties and responsibilities of this position.
Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
If you are newly hired, the documentation you present for purposes of completing the Department Homeland Security (DHS) Form I-9 on your entry-on-duty date will be verified through the DHS "E-VERIFY" system. Federal law requires the use of E-VERIFY to confirm the employment eligibility of all new hires. Under this system, the new hire is required to resolve any identified discrepancies as a condition of continued employment.
Must be a U.S. citizen prior to non-competitive conversion to a term or permanent position.
If selected, you will be required to sign a Pathways Student Internship Participant Agreement prior to entrance-on-duty date.
If selected, you must meet program eligibility requirements, as annotated in the Pathways Participant Agreement, throughout the duration of the internship.
Program Eligibility Requirements:
• Applicants must be currently enrolled or accepted for enrollment from a qualifying educational institution on a full or half-time basis.
• Applicants must be seeking a degree (diploma, certificate, etc.) and be in good academic standing (GPA of 2.0 or equivalent) throughout the duration of their program.
• The duties of the position must be related to either the student’s academic or career goals.
Applicants will be assessed/evaluated through application of the agency developed qualification standard for internship positions, which is based solely on level of education.
At the GS-04:
Completion of 2 full academic years of post-high school study.
At the GS-05:
Completion of 4 academic years of post-high school leading to a bachelor’s degree or equivalent degree.
All academic degrees or course work must be completed in an educational institution that has obtained accreditation from an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools that meet this criteria, see http://www.ed.gov/.
A post-secondary certificate program must have been completed at a qualified educational institution equivalent to at least 1 academic year or full-time study that is part of an accredited college-level, technical, trade, vocational, or business school curriculum.
BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION AND FINGERPRINT CHECK: Selection and retention in this position is contingent on a successfully adjudicated FBI National Criminal History Check (fingerprint check) and a background investigation.
Career Transition Assistance Plan(CTAP) or Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP): If you are claiming CTAP/ICTAP eligibility, provide proof of eligibility to include your most recent performance appraisal, SF-50, and proof of eligibility such as a RIF separation notice or letter from OPM/your agency. CTAP/ICTAP eligibles will be considered well-qualified if achieving a rating of 85 or above. Information about CTAP/ICTAP eligibility is on OPMs Career Transition Resources website at http://www.opm.gov/ctap/index.asp.
Persons with disabilities who require alternative means for communication of program information (Braille, large print, audiotape, etc) should contact: USDAs TARGET Center at 202-720-2600 (voice and TDD).
This position is eligible for telework and other flexible work arrangements.
More than one selection may be made if another vacancy occurs within 90 days of the issuance of the certification of eligibles.
Upon successful completion of the Pathways Student Internship Program, an intern may be non-competitively converted to a term or permanent position in the competitive service and may be converted to a position with promotion potential higher than that of the internship position. Please note that conversion to the competitive service is not mandatory or guaranteed for participants.
Additional helpful hints can be found regarding information on:
• Federal Jobs by College Major and Internship/Recent Graduate Opportunities: (https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/working-in-government/unique-hiring-paths/students/
• Federal Benefits (http://www.opm.gov/insure)
EEO Policy Statement: http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/diversity-and-inclusion/reports/#url=Federal-Equal-Opportunity-and-Recruitment-Program
Reasonable Accommodation Policy Statement: http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/disability-employment/reasonable-accommodations/
Veterans Information: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/hiring-information/veterans-authorities/
If selected, you will be required to sign a Pathways Student Internship Participant Agreement prior to entrance-on-duty date. If selected, you must meet program eligibility requirements, as annotated in the Pathways Participant Agreement, throughout the duration of the internship.Read more
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Note: If, after reviewing your resume and / or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you provided false documentation, you will be removed from consideration.
To view the application form, visit: https://nifa.usda.ntis.gov/cp/?event=jobs.previewApplication&jobid=3868075D-F2A6-4E67-BE20-A9980106E302 Read more Security clearance Not Applicable Drug test required No