Washington D.C.
Dec 18, 2018
Dec 18, 2018
Full Time

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

Relocation expenses reimbursed No

  • US Citizenship is required.
  • Suitable for Federal employment, determined by background investigation.
  • Direct Deposit of pay is required
  • Selective Service registration required for male applicants, unless exempt.
  • Eligibility Requirements:

    In order to be eligible for the Pathways Internship Program, the following qualifications must be met:

    -Be a U.S. citizen;
    -Be at least 16 years of age;
    -Be a student enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a degree or certificate seeking student taking at least a half-time academic, technical, or vocational course load in an accredited technical, vocational, 2 or 4 year college or university, graduate or professional school. The Certificate Program requirement includes post-secondary education, in a qualifying educational institution, equivalent to at least one academic year of full-time study that is part of an accredited college-level, technical, trade, vocational, or business school curriculum.
    -Possess and maintain at least a 2.0 cumulative GPA or equivalent on a 4.0 scale.

    *If you are currently enrolled, but in your last semester/quarter of completing your degree/certificate requirements, you must show proof of continued education such as an acceptance letter or you will be disqualified.

    In order to be converted to a term or permanent position you will be required to complete 640 hours of employment.

    Only experience obtained by the closing date of this announcement will be considered.

    A written test is not required.

    You must provide transcripts or other documentation to support your educational claims. Unless otherwise stated: (1) official or unofficial transcripts are acceptable, or (2) you may submit a list with all of your courses, grades, semester, year, and credit for the course. You may also submit as proof of enrollment, a copy of your acceptance letter and course schedule documenting at least part time enrollment. All materials must be submitted by the closing date of the announcement.

    Only education from institutions which are accredited or preaccredited/candidate for accreditation may be used to meet education requirements.

    FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit:

    Telework Suitability:

    The duties of this position are suitable for occasional telework and the selectee may be allowed to telework with supervisor approval and if they meet the eligibility criterion in the 2010 Telework Act.

    Stipulations of Employment:

    Appointees must sign a Participant Agreement that sets forth the expectations for the Pathways Program.
    The duration of an excepted service appointment in the Pathways Program is a trial period.

    For Pathways Internships: This appointment is intended to continue through completion of education and work requirements. An agency may noncompetitively appoint you to a term, career or career-conditional appointment in the competitive service within 120 days after satisfactory completion of your educational program and satisfactory completion of at least 640 hours of career-related work experience. The work experience must have been completed prior to or concurrently with the completion of the requirements of your educational program.

    Work Schedule:
    This position may have a part time work schedule between 16 and 32 hours per week during the school year. Work schedule may be adjusted with management's approval.

    This position allows for a flexible work schedule.


    If converted to a permanent or term appointment the anticipated targeted position will be a Program Support Assistant, GS-0303-08. The target position and FPL may change based on the need of the organization at the time of conversion. Interns must meet the qualification standards for the series of the position to which being converted to.

    The Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit

    This vacancy announcement may be used to fill similar positions within 90 days.

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

    Eligible and qualified applicants will be referred to the hiring manager in unranked order by preference status: (1) Preference eligible veterans having a compensable service-connected disability of 10% or more (CPS and CP); (2) Other preference eligibles (XP); (3) Applicants eligible for 5-point veteran's preference (TP); and those (4) Applicants not eligible for veteran's preference (NV).

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    Drug test required No

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