Administrative Intern (Pathways), MC-099-3

Washington, D.C
Sep 12, 2019
Sep 20, 2019
Full Time


NOTE: Students may work not-to-exceed 16-20 hours per week and full-time (depending on agency needs) when students are on a vacation period or school is officially closed.

The vacancy will close at midnight EST on the date the applications is limited of 50 is reached or on the closing date listed, whichever comes first. Applications received on the date the limit is reached will be accepted and processed.
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  • Support OGC records management functions, including reviewing, scanning, and digitizing records.
  • Organizing documents in accordance with scan request forms and document retention schedule. Perform QA checks on previously scanned materials. Prepare documents for transfer to the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA).
  • Support Freedom of Information Act office records management functions.
  • Perform administrative functions including proofreading, reviewing, editing, and formatting documents, correspondence, and notices. Filing, data entry, and organizing files.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a federal security clearance
  • Relocation expenses will not be paid
  • More than 1 job may be filled if additional vacancies occur within 120 days


To be eligible for this internship position, ALL of the following requirements must be met:
  • Applicants must be currently enrolled or accepted for enrollment in an accredited technical or vocational school, college or university, graduate or professional school Individuals who are enrolled must be taking at least a half-time academic, vocational, or technical course load leading to a degree, diploma, or certificate. "Half-time" is defined by the school in which the student is enrolled;
  • Applicants must have completed one (1) full academic year of post-high school study; and
  • Applicants must have general computer skills, including knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point.

  • Education

    Only degrees from accredited colleges or universities recognized by the U.S. Department of Education are acceptable to meet positive education requirements or to substitute education for experience. For additional information, please visit to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) OR U.S. Department of Education .

    Foreign education must be evaluated for US equivalency to be considered for this position. Please include this information in your resume.

    Additional information

    • For more information about the Pathways Internship program please visit:
    • For more information on verifying accrediation please visit .
    • This is an excepted service appointment, not-to-exceed one (1) year, under the MCC Pathways Internship Program. After successful completion of the program requirements, at the discretion of MCC, the individual may be converted to a term or permanent appointment. An intern converted to a term appointment may be subsequently converted non-competitively into a permanent competitive service position before the term expires.
    • Selectee must sign a Pathways Agreement defining the requirements of the program.
    • There is no guarantee of conversion to a term or permanent appointment. Conversion is at the sole discretion of MCC management.
    • If selected, male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-employment Certification Statement to verify Selective Service Registration.Qualifications by Closing Date: You must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of the announcement. Please note that qualification claims will be subject to verification.
    • Qualifications by Closing Date: You must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of the announcement. Please note that qualification claims will be subject to verification.
    • Pay: Your pay will be set within the range specified in this vacancy announcement and will be based on your qualifications, education, experience, training, and availability of funds.
    • DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE: PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE WILL NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. If your resume/ application does not support your questionnaire answers, we will not allow credit for your response(s). Your resume must contain sufficiently detailed information upon which to make a qualification determination.
    • Selectee may be required to complete a Public Financial Disclosure Report (OGE Form 278) or a Confidential Financial Disclosure Form (OGE 450).
    • Government Travel Card - You must be able to obtain and maintain a Government contractor issued travel card to be used for official business.

    How You Will Be Evaluated

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

    A review of your application and supporting documents will be made to determine if you are qualified for the position. The HR Office and/or Subject Matter Expert (SME) will further evaluate each applicant on the extent and quality of your experience, education, and training relevant to the duties of the position based on the information provided in your resume.

    Applicants referred to the selecting official that are eligible for Veteran's Preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans. Those applicants who are determined to be best qualified will be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration.

    If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, you may lose consideration for this Internship. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance

    Drug test required

    Position sensitivity and risk
    Non-sensitive (NS)/Low Risk

    Trust determination process

    Required Documents

    The following documents must be received by the closing date of this announcement:
    • Resume - Applicants MUST utilize resumes created using the USAJOBS-formatted Resume Builder ( .
    • All applicants MUST submit a copy of their CURRENT transcripts (official or unofficial) with their application package. Transcripts must reflect cumulative GPA. If selected, applicants will be required to provide an official copy of their transcript before they enter on duty (EOD).
    • Proof of Enrollment - If your current class schedule is not reflected on your unofficial transcripts, please provide proof of enrollment (e.g., letter from the Registrar confirming enrollment status).
    • Veterans' Preference Documentation (if applicable).
    • If you are a discharged, non-disabled veteran, you must submit a copy of your DD-214 showing character discharge (Member 4 copy), or other Documentation of Service and Separation under Honorable Conditions.
    • If you are a veteran within 120 days of discharge, you must submit signed documentation from the Armed Forces certifying: 1) your expected release/retirement from active duty, 2) under honorable conditions, 3) your pay grade/rank/rate at time of discharge, 4) dates of active duty service, 5) any campaign or expeditionary medals received, and 6) dated within 120 days of your separation.
    • If you are a disabled veteran, Purple Heart recipient, or mother or spouse of a disabled or deceased veteran, you must submit a completed SF-15 and all additional proof required by the SF-15, as applicable. If you don't have your Department of Veterans Affairs letter establishing proof of disability, you may request it at .

    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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