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Job Title:CFPB Pathways Intern Employment Program Opportunities

Agency:Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Job Announcement Number:13-CFPB-PATHWAYS

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$30,623.00 to $175,414.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Tuesday, October 16, 2012 to Friday, March 15, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

CN-0299/0399/0599/1199/2299-21/53

POSITION INFORMATION:

Internships - Part Time; - See "Job Summary" for details

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

53

DUTY LOCATIONS:

FEW vacancies - San Francisco County, CA, USView Map
FEW vacancies - Washington, DC, USView Map
FEW vacancies - New York - New York, NY, USView Map
FEW vacancies - Chicago Metro Area, IL, US

WHO MAY APPLY:

Current students from education institutions interested in paid opportunities with Federal agencies.

JOB SUMMARY:

Are you looking for a job where you can make a difference? At the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, we know that every member of the team contributes to success! That's just one of the reasons that CFPB, one of the newest organizations, will become one of the best places in the Federal government to work. You'll have the opportunity to use your current skills, and gain new ones, while helping to make financial markets work for millions of Americans and their families.

THIS IS NOT A VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT. INDIVIDUALS SEEKING TO APPLY TO CFPB PATHWAYS JOB OPPORTUNITIES MUST VISIT THE CFPB JOBS WEBSITE. APPLICATIONS WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED BY FOLLOWING THE INSTRUCTIONS ON THE CFPB WEBSITE, AND APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED VIA THIS POSTING.

Not all grades and series are available at this time.

 

(1) The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is currently accepting applications for the Recent Graduates Program for a Consumer Financial Protection Compliance Associate, CN-1101-40. These position will be located within the following regions:

  • West Region: Washington, Oregon, California, Idaho, Nevada, Montana, Wyoming, Utah, Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Hawaii, Alaska
  • Midwest Region: Minnesota, Iowa, Illinois, Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri, Wisconsin
  • Northeast Region: Delaware, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine

(2) The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is also accepting applications for the Recent Graduates Program for a Product Management Specialist, CN-0301-40/51 located in Washington, DC.

 

The salary stated above covers various locations across the U.S. Actual pay will vary depending on the duty location of the position filled.

  • These are excepted appointments in the CFPB Pathways Intern Program.
  • Appointment under this authority does not convey competitive status.
  • Employee may be subject to a trial period.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Investigation
  • U.S. Citizenship
  • You may be required to serve a trial period
  • Must be enrolled, or accepted for enrollment as a degree-seeking student
  • You must apply on-line via the CFPB website

DUTIES:

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This position is located in the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.  You will serve as a student trainee receiving on-the-job training in technical aspects of CFPB’s work.  You may be assigned to various organizations within CFPB and will perform assignments under the close supervision of a higher level analyst. 

 

This job is directly related to your field of study and will help you gain invaluable work experience in several different areas before graduation.

 

The course of study you are currently pursuing must be directly related to the position in which you are applying.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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  • U.S. citizenship is required
  • Must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a degree-seeking student
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    When applying to this announcement on CFPB website, you will be required to submit transcripts and proof of enrollment.

    CFPB Pathways candidates will meet the qualification requirements consistent with CFPB and the OPM qualification standards applicable to the position being filled.

    The classification of the intern positions (series and grade) will depend upon the field of study and level of coursework of the candidate.

    Many CFPB positions have specific educational requirements, so we encourage you to provide a complete description of your educational achievements.

    Qualification requirements depend on the job being filled.

    U.S. citizenship is required.

    HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

    INDIVIDUALS SEEKING TO APPLY TO CFPB PATHWAYS JOB OPPORTUNITIES MUST FOLLOW THE APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS FOR PATHWAYS POSITIONS ON THE CFPB JOBS WEBSITE. APPLICATIONS RECEIVED THROUGH THIS POSTING WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

    Candidates will be assessed either based solely on basic eligibility requirements or may include a qualitative rating of candidates. CFPB Pathways candidates will meet the qualification requirements consistent with the OPM qualification standards applicable to the position being filled.  Veterans' preference applies to all selections made under the Pathways authority in accordance with Part 302 of 5 CFR. Candidates who meet the minimum qualification requirements need not be further evaluated; however, if no further evaluation is done, qualified veterans have absolute preference. If candidates are further evaluated using CFPB's category rating process, qualified veterans have absolute preference within the appropriate category.


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    BENEFITS:

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    Our comprehensive benefits are among the most generous in the federal government.



    OTHER INFORMATION:

    To be eligible for conversion to the competitive service after completion of the program, an intern must:

    1) Be a U.S. Citizen
    2) Successfully complete an academic course of study as evidenced by a qualifying degree
    3) Complete a minimum of 640 hours of work experience under the Internship Program; specifically 3 work tours (technical students must complete 2 semesters and one summer; business students must complete one semester and 2 summers).
    4) Meet the OPM qualification standard for the position to which the Intern may be converted
    5) Maintain acceptable performance under the Agency's approved performance management system
    6) Receive a favorable recommendation for conversion from supervisor 


    CFPB is not obligated to make an offer of employment, nor is the student obligated to accept an offer of employment.

    Relocation expenses will not be paid.



    HOW TO APPLY:

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    To apply, please apply online at CFPB JOBS WEBSITE.



    REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

    CFPB's application process has been specifically developed to ensure that we only ask you for the information we absolutely need to evaluate your qualifications and eligibility.
    All internship applicants are required to submit the following supportive documents:

    - Resume (with current cumulative GPA and expected date of graduation)

    - Cover letter of interest

    - Current Transcript (official or unofficial accepted)

    - Proof of enrollment.

    VETERANS' PREFERENCE DOCUMENTATION If you are claiming veterans' preference, you must submit a copy of your Certificate of Release or Discharge From Active Duty, DD-214 (Member 4 copy), or other official documentation from a branch of the Armed Forces or the Department of Veterans Affairs showing dates of service and type of discharge. Compensably disabled preference eligibles must also submit an Application for 10-point Veteran Preference, SF-15, along with the required documentation listed on the back of the SF-15 form. An SF-15 may be found at the OPM Forms Page. For more information on veteran's preference, click here.

    AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

    Applicant Call Center
    Phone: 304-480-7300
    Fax: 000-000-0000
    TDD: 304-480-8725
    Email: CFPBINQUIRIES@BPD.TREAS.GOV
    Agency Information:
    Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
    Visit www.cfpb.gov/jobs for more information
    Parkersburg, WV
    00000
    US
    Fax: 000-000-0000

    WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

    Please notify us if your contact information changes. Also, note that if you provide an email address that is inaccurate, or if your mailbox is full or blocked (e.g., spam-blocker), you may not receive important communication that could affect your consideration for this position.

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    Job Announcement Number:

    13-CFPB-PATHWAYS

    Control Number:

    328947100