Information Technology and Cybersecurity (ITC Auditor Intern) Student Trainee
Occasional travel - May be authorized
Relocation expenses reimbursed No
You must be able to work a minimum of 400 hours (approximately 10-16 weeks) during the internship
To qualify for the GS-4 level, you must have completed two academic years of post-high school study or associate's degree, AND be enrolled in an academic program leading towards a Bachelor's degree in an IT-related field of study.
NOTE: An academic year of undergraduate education is defined as 30 semester hours, 45 quarter hours, or the equivalent in an accredited college or university.
All applicants must also have at least 12 semester hours or 18 quarter hours in a combination of quantitative and qualitative analysis, business analytics, business process management, project management, technical writing, business information technology, information technology law, management information systems, information assurance/security, math, statistics or other IT-related field of study by the start of the internship.
At the start of the program, all qualifications must be met and proof of enrollment through August 2019 leading towards a Bachelor's degree in an IT-related field of study must be evident.
NOTE: If at any point during the internship (and for any reason) your status as a student changes to that of a non-student, your internship will be terminated.
You must be currently enrolled and good standing in an accredited degree program throughout the duration of the internship
All academic degrees and coursework must be from accredited institutions.
Please ensure that you will have the required number of IT -related educational hours at the start of the Summer 2019 internship.
This is a non bargaining position.
Student interns may have an opportunity for a permanent or term position based on a successful intern experience (completion of a minimum of 400 hours of work) and successful completion of degree requirements. The ability to convert to a permanent or term appointment with 400 hours of work experience is contingent upon budgetary conditions and staffing needs at the time of eligibility.
If you have exceptional analytical, communication, and collaboration skills, and can demonstrate high levels of initiative, then GAO is where you want to be!
To learn more about GAO and our ITC Team, please visit us on the web at: https://www.gao.gov/about/
Travel and relocation expenses will not be paid for by the GAO.
Males born after 12/31/59 and at least 18 years of age must be registered with the Selective Service System. Visit http://www.sss.gov/.
Selectees will be required to complete questions contained on the Declaration for Federal Employment (OF-306) at the time a tentative job offer is made. If selected, at the time of appointment, selectees will be required to update the OF-306.
REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION: GAO provides reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees (and interns) with disabilities. To request an accommodation, please email ReasonableAccommodations@gao.gov
The U.S. Government Accountability Office’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunity for all regardless of race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, or gender identity.
The U.S. GAO is part of the Legislative Branch of the Federal government. As such, all positions are in the excepted service.
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You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
After you submit your application, it will be reviewed to determine whether you have submitted all of the required documents as set forth below by the closing date of the announcement and meet the eligibility and qualification requirements. If you have submitted all required documents in a timely fashion and meet the eligibility and qualification requirements, your application will be reviewed by a screening panel. The panel will assign a score to your application based on the answer you provide to the essay question contained in this announcement and your resume. Based on Panel results, if your application receives a sufficient rating, you will be placed in one of three appropriate categories based on your rating: Best Qualified, Well Qualified, or Qualified. Within these categories, applicants eligible for veteran's preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans. Please make sure that your responses to the assessment questions are supported in your resume. Follow all instructions carefully as incomplete answers, errors, or omissions may affect your rating. Your rating will be invalid if you fail to include a narrative reply to any assessment question(s) that requires further explanation or your reply is "see resume."
It is important to have a well-written, thoughtful response to the essay question that is supported by your resume. You may draw upon academic, volunteer, and/or work experience as a basis for your response. The essay cannot exceed 3,000 characters including spaces. You must provide an actual narrative response. Any application that says “Please see resume” or the equivalent or “N/A” will not be accepted. It is important that you do not overstate or understate your level of experience and capability.
All applicants will be rated based on their responses to the assessment questions, in conjunction with the following Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA’s):
- Knowledge of and experience with analytical concepts, principles, and practices (methods) that provides the ability to analyze and evaluate qualitative and quantitative data to make logical inferences and/or draw logical conclusions.
- Ability to prepare written documents that effectively communicate information, some of which are complex, that are complete, organized, and grammatically correct.
- Ability to learn new and complex material quickly in order to understand the issues and obtain relevant and sufficient information about the research problem/issue.
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