Pathways Student Intern (Digital & Social Media), MC-099-5

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Oct 22, 2021
Closes
Oct 27, 2021
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

This position is located in the Department of Congressional and Public Affairs, Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC).

For this announcement, the number of applications will be limited to 50. The vacancy will close at midnight EST on the date the application limit is reached or on the closing date listed. Applications received up until 11:59 p.m. of the day the limit is reached will be considered.
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Responsibilities

As a Pathways Intern (External Affairs), you will receive on-the-job training designed to learn about and gain experience working with MCC staff on external affairs program activities. You will have an opportunity to assist staff with:
  • developing social media accounts and email marketing content, including MCC's monthly email newsletter.
  • identifying platforms where the Corporation will benefit from the most reach for its messages and the most engagement with its audiences.
  • collaborating on email marketing to maximize open and click-through rates.
  • archiving accounts when required.
  • monitoring social media accounts across all platforms.
  • developing and preparing content for social posts, marketing campaigns, etc.
  • creating social media toolkits.
  • performing related duties as assigned.


Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
5

Requirements

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
  • Some domestic and international travel maybe required
  • To qualify for this position, you must have completed 4 years of education above high school.
  • If you are graduating at the end of the current semester, and do not plan on pursuing additional education, you are not eligible for this position.


Qualifications

To qualify for this Pathways Student Intern position, you must meet the following:

You must have completed 4 academic years of post-high school study leading to a bachelor's or equivalent degree in digital & social media, public affairs/relations, media, communications, marketing, advertising or a closely related curriculum

and

You must be accepted for enrollment or currently enrolled in a qualifying degree or certificate program in any field.

OR

You must have completed 4 academic years of post-high school study leading to a bachelor's or equivalent degree in any field

and

You must be accepted for enrollment or currently enrolled in a qualifying degree or certificate program in digital & social media, public affairs/relations, media, communications, marketing, advertising or a closely related curriculum.

and

All applicants must be in good academic standing and must have at least a 2.5 GPA.

NOTE: If you are graduating at the end of the current semester, and do not plan on pursuing additional education, you are not eligible for this position.

Additional credit may be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work experience.

PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit may be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. To receive credit you must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours worked per week.

Education

Additional information

  • Due to COVID-19, the agency is operating in a state of maximum telework and most employees are teleworking full-time. Consequently, you will start your work in a temporary telework status and in a virtual environment. Your temporary telework arrangement will remain in effect until the agency informs you that MCC is open and operational for all staff. MCC will provide as much advance notice as possible before you may be required to report to MCC's office space. MCC has and will continue to offer flexible work arrangements.
  • If you will have completed or will be completing all degree requirements on or before the current semester and do not plan on pursuing additional education, you will be found ineligible for this position.
  • For more information about the Pathways Internship program please visit: https://www.usajobs.gov/StudentAndGrads
  • 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.
  • Students may work full-time or part-time (as their class schedule allows) while school is in session, and full-time (depending upon the needs of the agency) when students are on a vacation period or whenever the school is officially closed.
  • 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.
  • 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. 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.
  • Selectee may be required to complete a probationary/trial period.


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 and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for the position.

Those applicants who are determined to be qualified will be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and may be called for an interview.

Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Not Required

Drug test required
No

Position sensitivity and risk
Noncritical-Sensitive (NCS)/Moderate Risk

Trust determination process
Suitability/Fitness

Required Documents

The following documents must be received by the closing date of this announcement:
  • Applicants MUST utilize resumes created using information included in the USAJOBS-formatted Resume Builder ( http://www.usajobs.gov/Help/how-to/account/documents/resume/build/
  • Unofficial college transcripts - if the position has an education requirement or if you are using education to qualify "Unofficial" transcripts are acceptable. If selected for the position, prior to your appointment, an official transcript will be required.
  • If you are a current or former political appointee (Schedule A, Schedule C, Non-career SES or presidential appointee employee), you must submit a copy of a your SF-50, along with a statement that provides the following information regarding your most recent appointment (position title, type of appointment (Schedule A, Schedule C, Non-career SES, or Presidential Appointee, agency, beginning and ending dates of appointment, etc.).


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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