Student Trainee (Human Resources)

Washington D.C.
Dec 21, 2018
Dec 21, 2018
Human Resources
Full Time

Not required

Relocation expenses reimbursed No

  • U.S. citizenship is required.
  • Conditions of Employment

    If selected for this position, you will be required to:

    Obtain and maintain a Top Secret Tier 5 clearance. For more information visit OPM Mythbuster Page.

    Maintain a 2.5 GPA (undergraduate) or 3.0 GPA (graduate) on a 4.0 scale.

    Must be at least 16 years or older.

    Submit to a drug test prior to your appointment and random drug testing while you occupy the position.

    Certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so, if you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959.

    Upon boarding, you must sign a Pathways Participant Agreement.



    GS-04: You qualify for the GS-04 level (starting salary $33,172) if you possess the following:

    • Completion of 2 full academic years of post-high school study or an associate's degree.

    This will be calculated using your résumé and unofficial transcripts or a list of courses/course hours submitted with your application.

    Students must maintain student eligibility and enrollment throughout the duration of the internship (Applicants must be actively enrolled at an accredited institution). Applicants that have graduated or will graduate prior to the completion of the internship are ineligible to participate without proof of future enrollment in an accredited university.

    Building on a Tradition of Excellence and Meeting the Challenges of the Future The Secret Service is a premier law enforcement organization with two critical national security missions: protect our nation's leaders and to conduct criminal investigations. Our team members continue a tradition of excellence - whether investigating financial crime or protecting national and visiting foreign leaders. In the Secret Service, we serve the country with duty, loyalty, justice, integrity and courage. In the Secret Service, we:

    Protect the President, the Vice President, and other leaders; investigate threats against them; and safeguard their residences and other facilities

    Plan and implement security designs for National Special Security Events

    Investigate financial crimes including fraud, identity theft and computer-based attacks on banking or telecommunications infrastructure

    PROGRAM COMPLETION AND CONVERSION ELIGIBILITY: Program participants may be converted, without a break in service, to a term, career or career conditional appointment upon completion of program requirements.  To be eligible for conversion, Student Trainee Intern must:

    • Successfully complete academic course of study.
    • Complete a minimum of 640 hours of work experience under the Internship Program.
    • Meet OPM qualification standards for the position the Intern will be converted.
    • Maintain acceptable performance under the agency’s approved performance management system.
    • Receive favorable recommendation for conversion from Supervisor.

    It is important to remember that eligibility for conversion does not guarantee that the agency will decide to opt for conversion.

    E-Verify Statement: DHS uses E-Verify, an Internet-based system, to confirm the eligibility of all newly hired employees to work in the United States. Learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities.

    If you receive a conditional offer of employment for this position, you will be required to complete an Optional Form 306, Declaration for Federal Employment, and to sign and certify the accuracy of all information in your application, prior to entry on duty. False statements on any part of the application may result in withdrawal of offer of employment, dismissal after beginning work, fine, or imprisonment. This position will require a credit check after initial job qualifications have been determined.

    Relocation expenses will not be authorized.

    More than one selection may be made from this announcement if additional identical vacancies in the same title, series, grade and unit occur.

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

    We will review your resume and supporting documentation to ensure you meet the minimum qualification requirements. Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are considered in the following order: (1) preference eligible having a compensable service-connected disability of 10% or more; followed by (2) other 10-point preference eligible; (3) 5-point preference eligible; and (4) non-preference eligible (i.e., non-veterans). For information on veterans' preference, please click here.
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    Read more Security clearance Top Secret

    Drug test required Yes

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