Applicants must be currently enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a student on at least a half-time schedule at a qualifying educational institution in a certificate, degree, or diploma program.
NOTE: You are REQUIRED to submit Spring 2013 transcripts AND Fall 2013 proof of registration to verify eligibility requirements for this Summer Internship appointment.
Proof of enrollment will be accepted in the form of letters, records or statements issued from a high school, vocational institution, college or university.
At the GS-11 level:
Applicants must have 1 year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-09 grade level. For this position, specialized experience is experience planning and conducting complex agricultural economic analyses and developing databases and reports on findings.
ORThree years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. degree or Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree in agricultural economics or related discipline.
Equivalent combinations of post-high school education and experience are qualifying for all grade levels for which both education and experience are acceptable.
NOTE: If qualifying all or in part based on your
education, you must submit a copy of your academic transcripts OR a list of
college courses with credit hours, dates completed, and grade point average or
class ranking to verify education when applying for this position. If this information is not provided, your
education may not be appropriately evaluated and you may lose consideration for
this position. If you are selected for
this position, you will have to provide an official copy of your transcripts
prior to entering on duty.
Graduate education must be directly related to the
work of the position and must have equipped you with the knowledge, skills, and
abilities necessary to do the work.
Foreign Education: Education completed outside of the United States must be deemed equivalent to that
gained in conventional/accredited U.S. education programs to be
acceptable for Federal employment. It is
your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying. Please visit the Office
of Personnel Management's website for additional information on this topic.
All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this vacancy announcement.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
resume, supporting documents and responses to the online questionnaire will be
reviewed to determine if you meet eligibility and minimum qualification
requirements. Veterans preference applies to all selections made under
the Pathways authority in accordance with Part 302 of 5 CFR.