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Job Title:Pathways Student Intern, CG-0399-03/04 Not To Exceed 1 year

Agency:Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

Job Announcement Number:2013-CHIP-0069

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$28,267.00 to $50,624.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Monday, April 29, 2013 to Thursday, May 09, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

CG-0399-03/04

POSITION INFORMATION:

Excepted Service, - Appointment limited to one year.

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

04

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Chicago, ILView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

All U.S. Citizens; residing and attending school within the local commuting area of Chicago; who have been accepted for enrollment or are enrolled and seeking a degree (diploma, certificate, etc.) in a qualifying educational institution on a full or half-time basis; have at least a cumulative (overall) 3.0 grade point average; and remain in good academic standing.

JOB SUMMARY:

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) is one of the most respected forces in America's financial community. Our mission is to maintain stability and public confidence in the nation's financial system by insuring deposits, examining and supervising financial institutions, and managing receiverships.

The FDIC is ranked as the Number #1 best place to work among mid-sized agencies in the Federal Government.

Full time Summer and Part-time during the school year in the Division of Insurance and Research:   Interns will assist in conducting economic and financial research to support publications in the banking community and perform administrative functions as needed; conduct data analysis, create charts and graphs, and contribute to the development of presentations; compile information for incorporation into studies, briefing materials, testimony and other work products of the division. The intern will also conduct investigations on emerging issues and selected topics pertaining to the risk exposure of the deposit insurance funds, and will brief professional staff on findings.

 

 

 

The applicants selected will be offered an excepted appointment not-to-exceed 1 year.  After successful completion of the program requirements and based on FDIC's needs, the employee may be non-competitively converted to a Term or Permanent position.  However, service in the FDIC Internship Program confers no right to further employment in the competitive or excepted service.

KEY REQUIREMENTS


DUTIES:

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Division of Insurance and Research:

Interns will assist in conducting economic and financial research to support publications in the banking community and perform administrative functions as needed; conduct data analysis, create charts and graphs, and contribute to the development of presentations; compile information for incorporation into studies, briefing materials, testimony and other work products of the division. The intern will also conduct investigations on emerging issues and selected topics pertaining to the risk exposure of the deposit insurance funds, and will brief professional staff on findings.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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To qualify for this program, applicants must:  (1) be enrolled or accepted for enrollment in a degree seeking program at a qualifying educational institution on a full or half-time basis; (2) have a minimum  cumulative (overall) GPA of 3.0 out of 4.0; and (3) be in good academic standing.

Education requirements are established by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and must be met by the closing date of this announcement.  Below are the requirements by grade:


For CG-3: Completion of 1 full academic year of post-high school study.

For CG-4: Completion of 2 full academic years of post-high school study or associate's degree.

 


Low Risk Position - National Agency Check Investigation (NACI) required.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

The online assessment questions and resume you submit for this position will be reviewed to determine whether you meet the basic requirements as outlined in this announcement.  Therefore, it is imperative that the documents you submit contain sufficiently detailed information upon which to make this basic qualification determination.

If you are found qualified, you will be placed in one of three categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified, or Qualified. These category assignments are a measure of the degree in which your background and responses to the assessment questions match the competencies/knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) listed below.

 

You do not need to respond separately to these KSAs. Your answers to the online questionnaire and resume will serve as responses to the KSAs.

 

Ability to communicate orally in order to receive and refer telephone callers to the appropriate office contact.

 

Sill in basic office automation software packages to include spreadsheets and data base software.

 

Knowledge of basic office automation software packages.

 

Ability to work in a team-based environment.

 

Ability to establish and maintain office files in accordance with established procedures.

 

Ability to communicate in writing.

 

If you meet the basic qualification requirements, you will be referred to the selecting official for further review and consideration.  Candidates who are eligible for veterans' preference will receive selection priority.


To preview questions please click here.


BENEFITS:

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Interns may be eligible for certain Federal employee benefits.

OTHER INFORMATION:



HOW TO APPLY:

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To begin, click the "Apply Online" button and follow the prompts to register and establish a USAJOBS account, complete the online assessment questionnaire, and submit all required documents.  Please be sure to click "FINISH" to complete the application process.

You must apply online.  Applicants requesting an exception from the online process must contact the Human Resources Specialist or contact point listed in this announcement prior to 12:00 noon local time on the closing date.

To return to your saved application, log in to your USAJOBS account and click on "Application Status."  Click on the "Position Title," and then select "Apply Online" to continue.

You have until 11:59 p.m. EST (Eastern Standard Time) on the closing date of this announcement to complete the application process.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

EDUCATION DOCUMENTS: You must submit college transcripts (official or unofficial) showing the classes you are currently enrolled in as well as your overall cumulative GPA. If you are not a student, you must submit proof of enrollment (i.e., letter from the registrar's office or acceptance letter from an accredited educational institution).  Your transcript must document the educational requirements for this position.  Education must be from an accredited educational institution. For a listing of accredited educational institutions, click here.  

VETERANS' PREFERENCE: If you are claiming veterans' preference, click here.  Veterans should submit the Member 4 copy of the DD 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty - or other copy showing the type of discharge/character of service (e.g., Honorable, Under Honorable Conditions, etc.) along with any other required documents.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Cheryl D. Henry
Phone: 312-382-6857
Fax: 000-000-0000
Email: chhenry@fdic.gov
Agency Information:
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
FDIC Human Resources Branch
300 South Riverside Plaza
Suite 1700
Chicago, IL
60606
US
Fax: 000-000-0000

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

You may check the status of your application on-line 24 hours a day, 7 days a week through USAJOBS by signing in and selecting "Application Status." Thank you for your interest in working for the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.

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Job Announcement Number:

2013-CHIP-0069

Control Number:

342641300