The USPS OIG is seeking students enrolled in college/university programs to fill our Student Cooperative - (Paid) positions in the Office of Audit in all functional areas located in Bethesda, Maryland, and Warrendale, PA. The Student Cooperative Program is available for continuous employment throughout the year, while enrolled in school.
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The USPS OIG uses a Pay Banding system, which is equivalent to the Federal GS scale. Grade and salary determinations will be made based upon a candidate's education and professional experience.
This position is being advertised at the Administrative Band level. The base salary range for this position is $13-$17/hour. Locality Pay is authorized.
Sophomore $13.00 per hour plus locality pay
Junior/Senior $15.00 per hour plus locality pay
Graduate or Law Student $17.00 per hour plus locality pay
Please note that the duties and responsibilities associated with this position may vary based upon the area of assignment. The following description of major duties and responsibilities is only intended to give applicants a general overview of the expectations.
The student cooperative performs specialized duties with continuing responsibility for projects, questions, or issues that arise in the area of assignment/curriculum. Each assignment typically consists of a series of related actions or decisions prior to final completion.
Addresses a wide variety of problems or situations common to the segment of the program or function to which the employee is assigned. Decisions or recommendations are based on the development and evaluation of information that comes from various sources.
Identifies and studies factors or conditions and determines their interrelationships as appropriate to the defined area of work.
Takes or recommends actions that are consistent with the objectives and requirements of the program or functions.
Recognizes the dimensions of the problems involved, collects the necessary information, establishes the facts, and takes or recommends action based upon application or interpretation of established guidelines.
Occasional travel - May require occasional travel
Job family (Series)
0599 Financial Management Student Trainee
HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment
Must be a U.S. Citizen
Must be able to pass a drug screening
Must be able to pass and maintain a background investigation
Must be able to work a minimum of 10 hours per week
May require some travel
You must meet ALL of the minimum requirements.
Students must be currently enrolled full or half-time in an accredited college or university program, classified or academically ranked by semester hours as a Sophomore,Junior, Senior or Graduate student. (MUST SUBMIT TRANSCRIPT STATING CURRENT ENROLLMENT STATUS, GPA AND IN GOOD STANDING)
Must be in academic good standing as defined by the college or university, earning at least a 2.75 GPA on a 4.0 GPA scale.
Must be able to report to work in the USPS OIG office for which you are selected during core business hours.
Must have experience with computer software applications such as Microsoft Office, Excel, etc
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