Student Trainee (Management Analyst)

Washington, D.C
May 23, 2019
May 24, 2019
Analyst, Management
Full Time


The position will serve as a student trainee and will receive training in analytical methods used to develop objectively based information in support of administrative and programmatic planning, development, evaluation, and managerial decision-making. On-the-job training assignments provide a practical understanding of the organization, programs, policies, and objectives of the agency as well as furnish experience in the application of principles, procedures, and work techniques.

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As a Student Trainee (Management Analyst), you will:
  • Use computer software such as word processing, database, and spreadsheet to perform elementary office automation tasks such as entering and retrieving data into or from existing spreadsheets and producing various standardized documents using established formats
  • Type letters, reports, memoranda, etc., which includes technical terms. The incumbent of this position will also ensure that work products have been thoroughly proofread and are error-free.
  • Review outgoing correspondence and reports for format, grammar, typographical accuracy, conformance with established procedures, and confirm that all required background information is attached.
  • Maintain office files and records.
  • Perform a variety of routine technical assignments that are structured to provide the incumbent with experience in the application of the program policies, procedures and practices of the organization.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

Pathways Internship Program Requirements:
If selected, you must:
1) sign a Pathways Internship Program agreement;
2) provide official documentation of enrollment every semester while in the program;
3) notify the agency of any change in enrollment status and/or work schedule;
4) provide official documentation verifying at least a half-time course load as defined by the educational institution; a less than half time schedule is permitted during the final term;
5) provide official documentation verifying good academic standing by maintaining at least an overall 2.0 GPA or higher (on a 4.0 scale);
6) participate in Department mandatory training classes or programs as required;
7) prepare and implement an Individual Development Plan (IDP) for appointments exceeding 90 days; AND
8) perform successfully the assigned duties listed in the position description.

See additional "Conditions of Employment" noted below.

This position is located in the Government National Mortgage Association (Ginie Mae). Ginnie Mae is a wholly owned government corporation created to help expand homeownership opportunities for low and moderate-income Americans, by linking global capital markets to the nation's housing markets.


You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

General Experience: You may qualify with one year of general experience. General experience for this position is defined as:
  • One full year of progressively responsible clerical, office, or other work that indicates ability to acquire the particular knowledge and skills needed to perform the duties of the position to be filled.

OR Education: For the Pathways Internship Program you may qualify based solely on education as follows: Completion of 2 academic years of post-high school study or an Associate's degree. (This education must have been obtained in an accredited business, secretarial or technical school, junior college, college or university.)

OR Combination: You may qualify with a combination of qualifying education and experience. (For example: the completion of 50% requirements for an Associate's degree and 6 months of general experience.)

Experience may have been gained in either the public, private sector or volunteer service . One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis. To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/day/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week on your resume.


Pathways Student Internship Program Education Requirement:
A. Must be a current student at an accredited high school (public or private) or in a home-school program*; college (including 4-year colleges/universities, community colleges, and junior colleges); professional, technical, vocational, or trade school; advanced degree programs; or other qualifying educational institution, on a full or half-time basis (as defined by the institution in which the student is enrolled) pursuing a qualifying degree or certificate.
*Secondary home-school curricula must be recognized by the State or local government oversight agency.

B. You must maintain student eligibility and enrollment for the duration of the internship. If you do not maintain eligibility and enrollment, you are ineligible for this program. Please review the "REQUIREMENTS" section of the vacancy announcement to ensure that you qualify to apply to this internship.

The education generally must be from an accredited (or pre-accredited) college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Additional information

- We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.
- Relocation expenses will not be paid.
- This appointment may be extended depending on the organization's needs and funding.
- This is a bargainingunit position. However, temporary employees with appointments less than 6 months are not in the bargaining unit.
- This position is Non-Exemptfrom the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
- HUD provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis. Contact the Applicant Call Center at 304-480-7300 for assistance.
- HUD may convert a student non-competitively from the Pathways Student Trainee Program to a term or permanent position in the competitive service. However, conversion is not mandatory or guaranteed. Student must be U.S. citizens and meet the following requirements to be eligible for conversion:
a. Complete the required number of hours of work experience (generally, at least 640 hours) while enrolled as a full-time or half-time degree-seeking student;
b. Complete the educational requirements from a qualifying institution;
c. Receive a favorable recommendation by an official of the agency; and
d. Meet the qualification requirements for the position to which the Student will be converted.

- Subject to a Trial period for the duration of the Pathways Student Trainee Program appointment.
- Must successfully complete a background investigation.
- Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment, at the time requested by the agency
- If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so.
- Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
- Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the Form I-9. Federal law requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires in the U.S.

HUD employees are subject to a number of government-wide and HUD specific ethics laws and regulations, including restrictions on outside employment. To review applicable ethics rules, please visit

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Your application includes your résumé, responses to the online questions, and required supporting documents. Please be sure that your resume includes detailed information to support your qualifications for this position; failure to provide sufficient evidence in your resume may result in a "not qualified" determination.

Rating: Your application will be evaluated in the following areas: Communication and Attention to Detail.

Veterans' preference is applied after applicants are assessed. Preference-eligibles will be listed at the top of their assigned category and considered before non-preference-eligibles in that category. Qualified preference-eligibles with a compensable service-connected disability of 10% or more will be listed at the top of the listing.

Referral: If you are among the top qualified candidates, your application may be referred to a selecting official for consideration. You may be required to participate in a selection interview.

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Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance

Drug test required

Required Documents

A complete application includes 1. A resume, 2. Vacancy question responses, and 3. Submission of any required documents. Please note that if you do not provide all required information, as specified in this announcement, you may not be considered for this position (or may not receive the special consideration for which you may be eligible).

All applicants are required to submit a resume either by creating one in USAJOBS or uploading one of their own choosing. (Cover letters are optional.) To receive full credit for relevant experience, please list the month/date/year and number of hours worked for experience listed on your résumé. We suggest that you preview the online questions, as you may need to customize your résumé to ensure that it supports your responses to these questions. Please view résumé tips .

VETERANS' PREFERENCE DOCUMENTATION: If you are claiming veterans preference, please see applicant guide for required documentation In order to be considered for veterans preference, you must submit all required documentation as outlined in the applicant guide .

EDUCATION DOCUMENTATION: Transcripts are required at the time of application submission for Pathways Internship position. For positions with a specific education requirement, submitted transcripts must also meet the specified education requirements. Official transcript(s) will be required if you are selected.

A college or university degree generally must be from an accredited (or pre-accredited) college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools which meet these criteria, please refer to Department of Education Accreditation page.

If you are qualifying based on foreign education, you must submit proof of creditability of education as evaluated by a credentialing agency. Refer to the OPM instructions.

CURRENT PROOF OF ENROLLMENT: You MUST submit a copy of your current schedule or upcoming schedule as proof of enrollment. Must show proof of [Summer 2019, Fall 2019, etc.] enrollment.

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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