Department Of Homeland Security Washington , DC 20319
This is an excepted service appointment under the Pathways Intern Program. This appointment may be extended until the selectee's educational program requirements have been completed. This appointment does not confer permanent Federal status.. For more information on the Pathways Program please visit: http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/hiring-information/students-recent-graduates/
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As a Student Trainee (Clerical) GS 0399 4, your typical work assignments may include the following under supervision:
Performs a variety of record keeping, reporting, and informational duties in support of the office's programs.
Compiles, maintains and updates data, lists, and reports.
Records, sorts, assembles, and files information on specific cases, current projects, or studies.
Checks and verifies data by direct comparison with source documents, pointing out discrepancies, and checks or verifies textual material.
Job family (Series)
0399 Administration And Office Support Student Trainee
HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment
U. S. Citizenship Required
Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered for Selective Service
You must successfully pass a background investigation
You must be able to obtain a Public Trust Security Clearance
You must submit to a pre-employment drug test
You must be 16 years of age or older to apply
You must submit a transcript or proof of enrollment with your application.
To be eligible for this internship ALL of the following requirements must be met:
Student Status: Definition of a student - applicant must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment in an accredited high school, technical or vocational school, two-year or four-year college or university, graduate/professional school, or certificate program equivalent to at least one academic year of full-time study (go to http://www.ed.gov/accreditation to verify accreditation status) pursuant to 5 CFR 362. You must be considered in good academic standings by the school. Individuals 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.
Grade Point Average: You must have at least a 2.0 GPA.
Citizenship: Student Interns must be United States citizens or owe permanent allegiance to the United States. (Currently, natives of American Samoa, Swains Island and certain inhabitants of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands are the only groups that owe permanent allegiance to the United States.)Background Investigation: You must successfully complete a background investigation to determine your suitability for Federal employment.
Pathways Participant Agreement: All interns are required to sign the Participant Agreement.
Qualification requirements as outlined below.
You Qualify at GS-4 level if you possess:
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; applicant's resumes and supporting documentation should only reflect education received from schools accredited by such institutions. Applicants can verify accreditation at the following Website: http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html .
If qualifying based on your education, you must submit a copy of your college transcript. Unofficial transcripts will be accepted. Official transcripts will be required if you are selected for the position. Proof of enrollment and student's grade will be requested each semester, if selected.
Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the above requirements. You must show that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying. Please visit OPM's web site at https://www.opm.gov/qualifications/SEC-II/s2-e4.htm#e4a for additional information on this topic.