SUMMER STUDENT INTERNSHIP PROGRAM (TECHNICAL POSITIONS)
Relocation expenses reimbursed No
Conditions of Employment:
This is a Public Trust Position. Employment in this position requires a background investigation. If you are selected and cannot obtain a favorable security determination within a reasonable period of time due to disclosed or undisclosed background issues, the tentative employment offer may be withdrawn.
If you are a male born after December 31, 1959 you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. Please see http://www.sss.gov for more information.
Selectees will be required to complete a "Declaration of Federal Employment", (OF-306), prior to appointment and the appropriate background investigation forms to determine suitability for Federal employment. False statements or responses on these forms can jeopardize your employment opportunity and subject you to disciplinary action, including removal from Federal service.
Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the I-9 Form (http://www.uscis.gov/sites/default/files/files/form/i-9.pdf).
Compare employment eligibility verification from information provided on the I-9 Form to records available to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. The system confirms employee’s identity and eligibility to work in the United States. Learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities.
To be eligible for an internship opportunity you must meet the following criteria:
1. You must be a current student enrolled at least half time in:
- A qualifying educational institution pursuing a degree, or a graduate or professional school (e.g., law school, medical school), or a post-secondary homeschool curriculum that has been accredited by an accrediting body recognized by the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education)
- A certificate program means 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;
- Students who take online courses are eligible to participate so long as all other requirements are met and the school is accredited by the U.S. Department of Education.
2. You must have a cumulative Grade Point Average of at least a 3.0.
3. You must be at least 16 years of age.
Applicants must meet requirements for selection at the following GS levels:
GS-3: Completion of 1 year of education above high school.
GS-4: Completion of 2 years above high school or an Associate's Degree.
GS-5: Completion of 4 years above high school leading to a Bachelor's degree.
NOTE: You MUST maintain status as a student for the duration of this program. If you are graduating in Spring 2019 and not pursuing additional education in Fall 2019, you are not eligible for this program.
The education must be from an accredited school. Accredited Schools
Foreign Education: Education completed outside the United States must have been evaluated by an accredited organization. Accredited Organizations
The qualification requirements must be met within 90 days of the closing date of the announcement.
Appointees may be extended or reappointed under this program without further competition. Upon successful completion of the program and at the agency's discretion, the appointee may be converted to a permanent position in the competitive service. Additional information on program completion and conversion can be found at: Pathways Program
The CPSC provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact the Human Resource Specialist listed in this vacancy announcement.
Payment of relocation expenses is NOT authorized.
All the information you provide will be verified by a review of the work experience and/or education as shown on your application, by checking reference and through other means, such as the interview process. Any exaggeration of your experience, false statements, or attempts to conceal information may be grounds for not hiring you or for firing you after you begin work.
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Your application includes: (1) Your resume, (2) Responses to the online questions, and (3) Required supporting documents (see Required Documents section below).
You will be evaluated for this position based upon information reflected in your resume and the required supporting doucments.
After the closing date of the announcement, your package will be reviewed to determine if you meet the minimum qualification requirements. Qualified candidates will be forwarded to the selecting official for consideration and may be interviewed.
To remain in consideration for this position, please ensure your resume covers this requirement and that your application has been successfully submitted as part of your on-line application. Creation of this package includes completing the on-line assessment questionnaire, uploading your resume, and uploading any required supporting documents.
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