Pathways Secretarial Intern Program - Student Trainee

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Nov 20, 2020
Closes
Nov 24, 2020
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

This is a Student Internship position under the Pathways Internship Program.

To qualify for this Internship, you MUST be a continuing student enrolled or accepted for enrollment for the current/upcoming semesters for the duration of the internship as a condition of employment, taking at least a half-time course load. You will be required to provide documentation to support eligibility. Students may be employed throughout the academic year.

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Responsibilities

The Secretarial Intern Program (SIP) is designed to provide interns an opportunity to broaden their perspectives on issues facing government. Interns will work throughout the Department of Transportation (DOT) and support higher-level management in coordinating, facilitating, and implementing activities within the office to which they are assigned; and be exposed to and participate in activities, innovations, and challenges facing the Transportation Industry. The appointments for this vacancy announcement will begin as early as January 4, 2021. Program Offices may onboard interns in subsequent weeks. This program is initially planned to run through May 7, 2021, at which time each Operating Administration (OA) will make the determination if they will extend the internship. Internships may be extended up to the date that the student graduates.

These positions are located in the DOT headquarters (HQ) building, which is directly across the street from the Metro and blocks away from the Washington National's Baseball stadium, or in the Federal Aviation Administration HQ building, also conveniently located next to the Metro.

The Student Trainee works in support of the office they are assigned to which may include:
  • Performing a variety of assignments selected to broaden skills and provide practical experience aimed at developing the employee's skills and knowledge to perform progressively complex assignments.
  • Assignments at this level are designed to orient, train, and increase the student's knowledge in his/her perspective area of study.
  • Assisting specialists/analysts in developing material for briefings, reports, presentations and conference materials needed by supervisor and executive management.
  • Developing documents, such as research based papers, graphs, charts, and other data to be used by transportation officials in defining transportation challenges and recommending options and potential solutions.
  • Assisting management in collecting, organizing and maintaining program and/or functional documentation and materials.
  • Performing a variety of program support functions, such as inputting, assigning, maintaining, monitoring, or updating work status and records as well as administering and performing other support activities.
  • Participating in meetings, events, and briefings.
  • Preparing a variety of correspondence, memoranda, and information as requested.

Ideal Candidate: The Department of Transportation (DOT) is looking for Undergraduate and Graduate students with an interest in transportation, majoring in science, technology, human resources, administration, mathematics, business, economics, computer science/IT, cybersecurity and research based majors. The DOT is seeking students who have demonstrated leadership, innovation, and self-initiative.

The SIP integrates on-the-job training with pertinent education by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. The individual series are listed below for your reference and information to include the link to the applicable qualification standard:

GS-0199 - Social Science Student Trainee Series (e.g. Economist; Social Sciences or similar fields)

GS-0299 - Human Resources Management Student Trainee Series (e.g. Human Resources; Equal Opportunity; Labor Relations; Government; Policy or similar fields)

GS-0399 - Administration and Office Support Student Trainee Series (e.g. Human Resources; Management; Administration; Sciences; Research; Government; Policy or similar fields)

GS-0599 - Financial Management Student Trainee Series (e.g. Finance; Budget; Auditing, Accounting; Pay or similar fields)

GS-0899 - Engineering and Architectural Student Trainee Series (e.g. Civil; Chemical; General; Aerospace; Electrical Mechanical; Mechanical Corrosion; Metallurgical and Materials; Petroleum Engineering; or students with an interest in oil and Liquified Natural Gas (LNG))

GS-1099 - Information and Arts Student Trainee Series (e.g. Graphic Arts, Public Affairs, Writing; Editing; Communications or similar fields)

GS-1199 - Business and Industry Student Trainee Series (e.g. Business; Procurement; Contracting or similar fields)

GS-1599 - Mathematics and Statistics Student Trainee Series (e.g. Statistics; Mathematics; Data Science, Database Management or similar fields)

GS-2199 - Transportation Student Trainee Series (e.g. Transportation Safety, Transportation Specialist; Railroad Safety; Highway Safety; Traffic Management; Aviation or similar fields)

GS-2299 - Information Technology Management Student Trainee Series (e.g. Information Technology; Computer Science; Cybersecurity or similar fields)

https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#GS-TECH=&url=List-by-Occupational-Series

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
12 - Depending on the internship selected for, the full promotion potential may go up to the GS-12.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • You must meet the position qualification standards by January 4, 2021.
  • You must be at least 16 years of age
  • You must complete a background investigation
  • This position is NOT telework eligible; intern must work onsite
  • Review Required Documents section as documents are required by closing date
  • Submit application and resume online by 11:59 PM EST on the closing date


PATHWAYS ELIGIBILITY:
  • You must be a student currently enrolled or accepted for enrollment in an accredited college or university for the 2020-2021 academic year.
  • Degree must be related to the position.
  • Enrollment must be at least half-time course load as defined by the education institution (typically six hours or equivalent for undergraduate and three hours or equivalent for graduate).
  • Grade qualifications must be met prior to start date.

If selected you:
  • must sign a Pathways Internship Program Participant Agreement;
  • may be employed throughout the academic year;
  • must maintain status as a current student AND maintain a minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA;
  • must furnish course registration information at the start of each school term; and
  • must provide verification of academic status (transcript) at the end of each academic term.

For more information on the Pathways Program, please visit: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/hiring-information/students-recent-graduates/#url=Program-Fact-Sheets

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
  • UNITED STATES CITIZENSHIP: Must be a U.S. citizen to apply for this position.
  • SELECTIVE SERVICE: Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered for the Selective Service.
  • DECLARATION FOR FEDERAL EMPLOYMENT: Selectee is required to complete a Declaration for Federal Employment (OF-306) to determine suitability for federal employment.
  • BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION: You will be required to complete a background/security investigation and meet preliminary requirements prior to onboarding.
  • PHYSICAL LOCATION: Intern will be required to work onsite.
  • TRIAL PERIOD: The intern is in a trial period throughout the entire Pathways Internship appointment.
  • WORK SCHEDULE: Intern should be able to work at least 20 hours per week, depending on academic schedule, and preferably full-time during the summer.
  • PHYSICAL LOCATION: Intern may be required to work onsite unless COVID-19 restrictions mandate change.


Qualifications

This position has an education requirement. Applicants must meet the definition of a Student, click here for additional information: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/hiring-information/students-recent-graduates/

To meet the minimum qualifications for this position, you must meet the education requirements for the grade at which you are requesting consideration by January 4, 2021.
  • GS-4 - Completion of two academic years of post-high school study or associate's degree.
  • GS-5 - Completion of four academic years of post-high school study leading to a bachelor's degree or four academic years of pre-professional study.
  • GS-7 - Completion of one academic year of graduate level education; OR bachelor's degree with http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-policies/#url=General-Policies">Superior Academic Achievement * as defined in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards Handbook; OR five academic years of pre-professional study.

*Superior Academic Achievement- In the upper one-third of graduating class; OR a GPA of 3.0 or higher out of 4.0, as recorded on official transcript, or based on courses completed during final 2 years of curriculum; OR a GPA of 3.5 or higher out of 4.0, based on average of required courses completed in major or required courses in major completed during the final 2 years of curriculum.

Special Provisions for Interns with Previous Related Education or Experience. Previous education and/or experience may be evaluated to determine the highest grade level for which the individual is qualified.

Unofficial transcripts will be accepted in the application package. Official transcripts will be required prior to a final offer of employment. You may use 2020 in-progress semester/quarter hours to qualify for a higher grade level. Qualifications will be determined based on completed and in-progress hours stated on your unofficial transcript submitted at the time of application.

You must provide updated transcripts that show any/all degrees conferred, current grades and registration with cumulative GPA to support your educational claims (acceptance letter is also required if applicable to current academic status). Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education - https://ope.ed.gov/dapip/#/home.

Special Instructions for Foreign Education: Qualifying education from colleges and universities in foreign countries must be evaluated in terms of equivalency to that acquired in U.S. colleges and universities. Applicants educated in whole or in part in foreign countries must submit sufficient evidence, including transcripts, to an accredited private organization for an equivalency evaluation of course work and degree. A listing of these accredited organizations can be found on the Department of Education's website - click here . You must provide a copy of the letter containing the results of the equivalency evaluation with a course by course listing along with your application. Failure to provide such documentation when requested will result in lost consideration.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will also be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:
  • Technical Competence - Uses knowledge that is acquired through formal educational training, or extensive on-the-job experience and training gained to perform one's job; works with, understands, and evaluates technical information related to the job; advises others on technical issues.

  • Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

    For additional information about applying to Federal positions, please click on the following link: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-policies/#url=e4

    Applicants must meet all qualification requirements by January 4, 2021.

    Education

    Review both the Requirements and Qualifications section's for Mandatory Education Requirements.

    Additional information

    This is an Excepted Service appointment. Upon graduation, depending on the qualifications and the agency's need, the student may be converted without a break in service to a permanent appointment in the competitive service. The position may have a career ladder target up to the GS-12 grade depending on the office the student is selected to work in and provided the student is a U.S. citizen who has worked at least 640 hours in an appropriate program, and has received a favorable recommendation for retention. There is no guarantee of a permanent position in the competitive service following this internship.

    If selected, you will be required to sign a Pathways Participant Agreement. Interns may work full-time or part-time during the school year (based on agency needs) while continuing their education.

    You will be in a trial period throughout your entire Pathways Internship appointment. If selected, you will be required to complete a Declaration for Federal Employment (OF-306) to determine your suitability for Federal employments and to authorize a background investigation.

    This vacancy may be used by any DOT agency to fill similar positions within 90 days.

    How You Will Be Evaluated

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

    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. Please ensure that your resume contains specific information such as position titles, beginning and ending dates of employment for each position, average number of hours worked per week, and if the position is/was in the Federal government, you should provide the position series and grade level.

    Once you complete and submit your application package, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the minimum qualification requirements for the job. Qualified students will be referred to the hiring manager in unranked order by veteran preference status: (1) Preference eligible having a compensable, service-connected disability of 10 percent or more; (2) all other candidates eligible for 10-point veteran preference; (3) candidates eligible for 5-point veteran preference; and (4) candidates not eligible for veteran preference.

    You will not be considered for the position if any part of the application or supporting documentation is incomplete. Falsifying your background, education, and/or experience is cause for not hiring you or adverse action after hiring.

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    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance
    Other

    Drug test required
    No

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

    Trust determination process
    Suitability/Fitness

    Required Documents

    ALL Applicants must provide a resume that fully supports the required specialized experience and was created within USA Jobs Resume Builder and respond to the vacancy questions by the closing date of the vacancy.

    The following is a list of documents that are only required based on the type of position and consideration for which you are applying. Please review each of the following sections to determine which, if any, additional documents you need to provide with your application.

    Completed Questionnaire.

    Transcripts and/or Enrollment Verification is REQUIRED -
    • Transcript: The transcript may be an unofficial transcript at the time of application, but must show that you meet the stated education requirements, including specific major or class requirements.. However, you will need to provide an official transcript before you are given a final job offer.
    • Acceptance Letter of Enrollment: A letter from the educational institution that confirms the following: The degree/diploma program in which you have been accepted and that you will be enrolled on at least a half-time basis. Required from all applicants who have been accepted for enrollment.

    VETERANS: Your last DD214, Certificate of Release or Discharge From Active Duty, that shows the type of discharge and all dates of active duty is required to verify your eligibility. It need not be official.
    • If you are applying to a vacancy opened to all US Citizens under category rating and wish to be considered as a preference eligible, you need to submit a copy of your DD214.
    • If you are claiming preference eligibility as a disabled veteran, you must submit proof of entitlement of this preference which is normally a valid letter from the Department of Veterans Affairs certifying to the present existence of the service-connected disability and indicating the percentage of your disability. An SF-15 is desired, but not required.
    • If you are applying to a vacancy opened Status and you are requesting consideration under Veteran's Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) ( https://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/shav/#veoa ), you need to provide a copy of your last DD214, which verifies your military service dates, reason for separation, OR certification of separation that shows a discharge date within 120 days of the closing of this announcement), and eligibility for consideration under the Veterans Employment Opportunity Act.

    Failure to submit any of the required documents by the closing date of the vacancy will result in your removal from consideration for this position. Please review your application prior to final submission and ensure you have submitted all appropriate documents. Uploading documents to USAJobs does NOT ensure inclusion with your application to our system. You must verify that the documents are in the system with your application prior to final submission.

    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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