Job Title: Agricultural Marketing Clerk - Student Intern ProgramJob Announcement Number: SIPDY-2012-0002
Department: Department Of Agriculture
Agency: Marketing & Regulatory Programs
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Monday, March 12, 2012 to
Monday, December 3, 2012
SERIES & GRADE:
TEMPORARY SUMMER INTERN PROGRAM - Summer Months of 2012
WHO MAY APPLY:
- Graduating high-school seniors who will continue their education in the fall of 2012
- Students enrolled in any of the following educational programs:
- Vocational/Technical Degree
- Associate's Degree
- Bachelor's Degree
- Graduate Degree
- Professional Degree
Relocation expenses will not be paid
This is a temporary summer intern program appointment that begins at the end of the Spring term and concludes on or before 9/30/2012. Starting dates are negotiated with hiring officials and appointments usually end around Labor Day. It does not confer all of the benefits usually associated with the competitive service such as tenure, transfer privileges, and health and life insurance benefits. However, the selectee will be entitled to sick leave and vacation time.
This summer intern position is located in the Dairy Programs Order Formulation and Enforcement Division located in Washington, DC. The Dairy Programs assists the dairy industry by providing stability and orderliness in the dairy marketplace, while at the same time assuring the availability of an adequate supply of high-quality milk and dairy products for U.S. consumption. This is a position responsible for providing support in computer processing activities and information technology needs. Work assignments will be progressively more complex to provide experience and knowledge, under the mentorship of higher level staff.
You can make a difference! The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Marketing and Regulatory Programs (MRP) needs bright, energetic and committed professionals to facilitate the domestic and international marketing of U.S. agricultural products and to protect the health and care of animals and plants in the United States. MRP offers an array of occupations and is committed to diversity in the workplace. We operate in domestic and global markets. Be part of an organization that protects the health and agriculture of the American people. Join our team!
DUTIES:Back to top
The duties may include, but are not limited to:
Under the guidance of selected Agency specialists, studies and becomes familiar with the programs and operations of Agricultural Marketing Service and the Dairy Programs. Receives on-the-job training in selected areas by working closely with Specialists on tasks in their areas and by assisting in data gathering or preliminary research connected with projects. Intern is responsible for completing the assignments by the end of the Summer Intern Program. The incumbent will provide assistance to higher level administrative and professional staff by performing administrative work as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
To qualify, you MUST meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of the announcement.
Applicants can qualify by meeting the EDUCATION requirements specified below and/or the EXPERIENCE requirements.
GS-03: Successful completion of college coursework equivalent to one full year.
TRANSCRIPTS are required:
This position requires proof of undergraduate/graduate college enrollment.
You are qualifying for the position based on education.
You are qualifying for this position based on a combination of experience and education.
This education must have been successfully completed and obtained from an accredited school, college, or university. For more information on submitting transcripts, click: Transcripts
EXPERIENCE AT THE GS-03 GRADE LEVEL 6 months of general experience which is progressively responsible clerical, office, administrative, or other that indicates the ability to acquire the particular knowledge and skills needed to perform the duties of the position.
COMBINATION OF EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE AT THE GS-3 GRADE LEVEL: Applicants may have combinations of successfully completed education and specialized experience to meet total qualification requirements. The total percentages must equal at least 100 percent to qualify an applicant for that grade level. Applicants may have combinations of successfully completed graduate education and specialized experience to meet total qualification requirements. The total percentages must equal at least 100 percent to qualify an applicant for that grade level. To learn more about combining education and experience for this series, click the following:
Combining Education and Experience for Clerical and Administrative Support Positions
Desired Major/Course Work College students or high school graduates accepted by an accredited college or university who are returning to classes in the fall of 2012.
Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered with the Selective Service
DD214 (Member 4 Copy) or other veterans' documents required to receive veterans' preference.
Proof of student status: Proof of acceptance or continued enrollment (at least half time) in an accredited educational institution in the fall of 2012 must be submitted. See Required Documents for more information.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your qualifications will be evaluated based on the information in your resume and/or the college transcripts submitted with your application package on-line.
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