Summer High School Intern Program (SHIP) (Volunteer)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Mar 11, 2019
Closes
Mar 11, 2019
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Not required


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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Interested students must want to participate in scientific research. In addition, they must currently be juniors or seniors (at time of application) at an accredited high school who will have advanced to senior status or graduated from high school (and enrolled in an accredited university) by the start of the program. A minimum unweighted GPA of 3.0 is required for consideration into this program. Applications are due by March 10. Late applications will not be reviewed. Only US citizens are eligible to apply for this program.

A minimum UNWEIGHTED GPA of 3.0 is required for consideration into this program.

Students must currently be juniors or seniors (at time of application) at an accredited high school who will have advanced to senior status or graduated from high school (and enrolled in an accredited university) by the start of the program.

Only US citizens are eligible for participation in SHIP.

Privacy Act Statement:

Authority:    15 U.S.C. § 272(b)(4), 15 U.S.C. § 278g-1(e)(1) and (e)(3) and 15 U.S.C. § 272(b) and (c)

Purpose:  The National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST) hosts the Summer High school Intern Program (SHIP), which is a NIST-wide summer intern program for students who will have finished their junior or senior year of high school by the start of the program and are interested in scientific research. Students selected for this program participate in cutting-edge research at NIST and work closely with NIST staff scientists and engineers on specific research problems.

Routine Uses:  NIST will use the information collected to perform the requisite reviews of the applications to determine eligibility, and to meet programmatic requirements. Disclosure of this information is also subject to all the published routine uses as identified in the Privacy Act System of Records Notices:  OPM GOVT-5: Recruiting, Examining, and Placement Records ; NIST-1: NIST Associates. 

Disclosure:  Furnishing this information is voluntary, however if requested information is not provided, the applicant will not be considered for the program.

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

At any time between March 11 and April 15, students may be contacted for a phone or in-person interview or students may receive an offer of a position.  While we encourage students to investigate what type of research is currently going on at NIST, students are not required nor encouraged to contact potential mentors.  Students should be aware that actively soliciting more than two offers from different mentors will result in disqualification from the program.  All students will receive information regarding the final status of their application by April 15.


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Drug test required No


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