You must be enrolled in an accredited university for a minimum of 1/2 time (normally 6 credit hours) and remain in that status for the duration of the appointment
Your transcripts or other documentation must show proof of continued enrollment for the Summer or Fall 2013 semesters. Your application may be considered incomplete if proof of enrollment is not submitted.
If selected you must show proof of enrollment for the Summer or Fall 2013 semesters before your appointment begins.
To be eligible for internship positions:
- You must be enrolled or accepted into an accredited educational institution (High school, technical or vocational program, two or four year college or university, graduate or professional school).
- You must be taking at least half-time course work leading to a degree, diploma or certificate.
- You must also meet the following requirements:
Candidates must have one full year of experience at the lower grade level or equivalent education. Specialized experience is described as professional accounting, auditing or related experience that demonstrates awareness of Generally Accepted Auditing Standards or Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards.
If education is substituted for experience the following are required:
GS-5 Successful completion of a 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelors or higher degree that included a degree in accounting with a minimum of 24 semester hours of accounting. The 24 hours may include 6 hours of business law.
GS-7 Requirements of GS-5 plus one year of graduate level education or superior academic achievement. Superior academic achievement is defined as an undergraduate GPA of 2.95 or higher.
GS-9 Requirements of GS-5 plus two years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a masters degree or equivalent graduate degree.
Candidates must have one full year of experience at the GS-5 grade level or equivalent education. Specialized experience is described as professional accounting, auditing or related experience that demonstrates awareness of Generally Accepted Auditing Standards or Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards.
All candidates must meet the qualifications requirements prior to their start date.
You must possess excellent communication and analytic skills. We value teamwork, leadership experience and attention to detail.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
We use a multi-step process to evaluate and refer applicants:
Minimum Requirements: Your application must show that you meet all requirements, including the education and/or experience required for this position. You may be found "not qualified" if you do not possess the minimum competencies required for the position. If your application is incomplete, we may rate you as ineligible.
Rating: Your application will be evaluated in the following areas: Statistical Programming, Communication and Analysis Skills. Category rating will be used to rank and select eligible candidates. If qualified, you will be assigned to one of three categories, A, B or C, depending on your experience and education related to this position. Veterans' preference is applied after applicants are assessed. Preference-eligibles will be listed at the top of their assigned category and considered before non-preference-eligibles in that category. Qualified preference-eligibles with a compensable service-connected disability of 10% or more will be listed at the top of the highest category.
Referral: If you are among the top qualified candidates, your application may be referred to a selecting official for consideration and possible interview. If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee (eligible for the Career Transition Assistance Plan (Clap)/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP)), you must be assigned the middle category or better to be rated as well qualified to receive special selection priority.
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