Job Title:Student Trainee (Electrician) - Intern
Department:Department Of Energy
Agency:Western Area Power Administration
Job Announcement Number:WAPA-13-IN-104
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|$24.41 to $25.47 / Per Hour|
|Friday, February 08, 2013 to Wednesday, February 20, 2013|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Full-Time or Part-Time - Internships|
|1 vacancy in the following location:|
Fargo, NDView Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
|Applications will be accepted from United States citizens who are degree seeking students enrolled at least half-time in accredited educational institutions. Half-time enrollment is defined by the educational institution. For institutions that do not have a definition of half-time, half of full-time enrollment will be considered half-time.|
Western Area Power Administration - Serving the West with Federal Hydropower We offer career opportunities in a fast-paced, dynamic electric utility industry. We market federally produced hydropower from more than 50 powerplants across the central and western United States and operate and maintain over 17,000 miles of high-voltage transmission lines. The Western Area Power Administration is one of four power marketing administrations within the Department of Energy.
The purpose of the Pathways Intern Employment Program is to provide the intern with exposure to public service, enhance educational experience, and support educational goals. The program is formally structured to give interns the opportunity to work in positions related to their academic/career goals. Participant completes assigned duties, tasks, readings, and developmental activities specified in the program. A written agreement is required between the Western Area Power Administration and the intern. Interns will be expected to work at least a Part-Time work schedule while attending school.
After completing degree requirements and 640 hours of work experience (prior to attaining degree), you may be eligible for conversion to a career/career-conditional or term appointment within 120 days. The conversion is not guaranteed and is based on the needs of the agency. Conversion would be to an apprentice electrician position in the competitive service. The apprentice program is a 4-year program leading to a journeyman Electrician position.
You must be willing and available to report for duty at the designated location listed in the duty location section of this vacancy announcement.
- Must a U.S. Citizen
- Must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a degree-seeking student
- Must be taking at least half-time academic course load
- Must have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher
- Must be at least 16 years old