To be eligible for an Internship opportunity you must meet one of the following criteria:
YOU MUST BE A CURRENT STUDENT ENROLLED AT LEAST HALF TIME IN:
Applicants must meet requirements by the closing date of this announcement for selection at the following GS levels:
- A qualifying educational institution pursuing a degree, or a graduate or professional school (e.g., law school, medical school), or a post-secondary homeschool curriculum that has been accredited by an accrediting body recognized by the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education)
- A certificate program means post-secondary education, in a qualifying educational institution, equivalent to at least one academic year of full-time study that is part of an accredited college-level, technical, trade, vocational, or business school curriculum;
- Students who take online courses are eligible to participate so long as all other requirements are met and the school is accredited by the U.S. Department of Education.
GS-4: 2 years above high school or 1 year of general experience AND enrolled at least half-time in a degree granting program in an accredited institution.
GS-5: 4 years above high school or 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to a GS-4 AND enrolled at least half-time in a degree granting program in an accredited institution.
GS-7: 1 year of graduate level education; completed the requirements for a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a grade point average of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale; or 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to a GS-5 AND enrolled at least half-time in a degree granting program in an accredited institution.
NOTE: You MUST maintain status as a student for the duration of this program. Your initial appointment is not-to-exceed September 7th, 2013. There may be a possiblity of an extension, however, this is not guaranteed. If you are graduating in May 2013 and not pursuing additional education in Fall 2013, you are not eligible for this program.
Special Instructions for Foreign Education: Qualifying education from colleges and universities in foreign countries must be evaluated in terms of equivalency to that acquired in U.S. colleges and universities. Applicants educated in whole or in part in foreign countries must submit sufficient evidence, including transcripts, to an accredited private organization for an equivalency evaluation of course work and degree. A listing of these accredited organizations can be found on the Department of Education's website - http://www.ed.gov/international/usnei/us/workrecog.doc. You must provide a copy of the letter containing the results of the equivalency evaluation with a course by course listing along with your application. Failure to provide such documentation when requested will result in lost consideration.
**Resumes and your spring 2013 transcript/class schedule are REQUIRED. If you fail to provide this required documentation, you will no longer be considered for this position. Unofficial transcripts will be accepted in your application package. Official transcripts will be required prior to a final offer of employment.**
Applicants must be at least 16 years of age.
The qualifications for this position must be met by 11:59pm (Eastern Time) on the closing date of this announcement (Wednesday, March 27, 2013).
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
You will be evaluated for this position based upon information reflected in your resume. Your resume must support your responses to the job specific assessment questionnaire, level of education claimed, experience, and/or training. To remain in consideration for this position, please ensure your resume covers this requirement and that your application has been successfully submitted as part of your on-line application. Creation of this package includes completing the on-line assessment questionnaire, uploading your resume, and uploading any required supporting documents.