Student Trainee (Office Automation) - Pathways Intern Program (Summer)

Washington D.C.
Apr 23, 2019
Apr 23, 2019
Full Time

Not required

Relocation expenses reimbursed No

  • Recent transcripts or school verification and report card.
  • This position requires U.S citizenship.
  • At least 16 years of age.
  • Enrolled at least half-time at qualifying educational institution.
  • Ability to work a full-time work schedule from 6/24/2019 thru 8/30/2019.
  • To be eligible, you must be currently enrolled or accepted for enrollment on at least a half-time basis in an accredited high school, college (including 4-year colleges/universities, community colleges, and junior colleges); professional, technical, vocational, and trade school; advanced degree programs; or other qualifying educational institution pursuing a qualifying degree or certificate. Certificate programs are defined as 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.

    In addition, High School students must provide their most recent report card to verify a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0 or greater.

    If selected, official transcripts/school verification form and report card must be submitted prior to establishing a start date.

    Veterans' preference applies in the hiring process. In order to receive preference in hiring, you must clearly identify your claim for veterans' preference when you apply.

    Must maintain student eligibility and enrollment for the duration of the internship.

    All applications must be received on-line via

    To qualify, you must meet the qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

    To qualify at the GS-1: You must be enrolled in a high school diploma or General Education Diploma program.

    Pathways Internship Program Requirements:

    • Must be enrolled or accepted as a degree-seeking student.
    • Must be enrolled or have been accepted for enrollment in an accredited school.
    • Must be taking at least a half-time academic course load.

    Financial Suitability - It is the policy of the government not to deny employment simply because an individual has been unemployed or has had financial difficulties that have arisen through no fault of the individual.  Information about an individual’s employment experience will be used only to determine the person’s qualifications and to assess his or her relative level of knowledge, skills, and abilities.  Although an individual’s personal conduct may be relevant in any employment decision, including conduct during periods of unemployment or evidence of dishonesty in handling financial matters, financial difficulty that has arisen through no fault of the individual will generally not itself be the basis of an unfavorable suitability or fitness determination.

    This vacancy announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies within the FTC. You must meet Time In Grade requirements within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement.

    EEO Statement

    The FTC does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

    Appointment subject to satisfactory completion of a background investigation. 

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

    Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be reviewed to verify that you meet the basic eligibility and qualification requirements.  Your responses to the questionnaire will be used to evaluate your relevant personal, educational, and work experiences.

    Qualified applicants eligible for veteran's preference will be referred and considered ahead of non-veterans. Veterans' Preference:   Preference eligibles with a compensable service-connected disability of 10 percent or more (CPS, CP) are placed at the top of the referral list. XP and TP preference eligibles are placed above non-preference eligibles. For more information on entitlement go to:

    You must maintain good academic standing, as defined by your school, generally at least a 2.0 GPA for undergraduate programs (cumulative; no rounding) and a 3.0 GPA for advanced degree programs.


    Applicants must provide documented proof of student status. Documentation may be a photocopy of a school verification form, transcript, official documentation of registration, tuition bill, or if a new student, a copy of the acceptance letter from the college or university.  If selected, an official copy will be required prior to appointment.

    If you fail to provide these documents, you will be marked as having an incomplete application package and will not be considered any further.

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    Drug test required No

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