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  1. Overview
  2. Duties
  3. Qualifications & Evaluations
  4. Benefits & Other Info
  5. How to Apply

Job Title:NIH Intern (Program Specialist) - GR - Pathways

Department:Department Of Health And Human Services

Agency:National Institutes of Health

Job Announcement Number:NIH-GRU-13-899377

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

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SALARY RANGE:

$34,075.00 to $51,630.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Tuesday, May 28, 2013 to Thursday, June 27, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0399-05/09

POSITION INFORMATION:

Multiple Schedules - Internships

DUTY LOCATIONS:

Many vacancies in the following location(s):
Montgomery County, MD United StatesView Map
Durham, NC United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

Interns as described under "Overview"

JOB SUMMARY:

The NIH is the premier biomedical research center for the world. Its 27 Institutes and Centers employ approximately 18,000 employees doing a vast array of jobs, all supporting efforts for a healthy nation. For information on the NIH mission, goals, and Institutes and Centers, visit NIH Overview.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • At least 16 years of age;
  • U.S. citizen, non-citizen, national or legal permanent resident;
  • Must be U.S. citizen prior to conversion to competitive appointment;
  • Must be enrolled half time in a high school; college, professional,
  • technical, vocational or trade school or certificate program; and
  • Must be in good academic standing (cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above)

DUTIES:

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The NIH Internship Program offers mentorship throughout the program, individual development planning, professional development, training activities and opportunity for career advancement.

 

As a NIH Intern (Program Specialist), your major duties will include, but are not limited to the following:

 

  • Participate in the development and implementation of comprehensive plans and strategies for projects, actions, and activities.
  • Analyze and evaluate the effectiveness of programs or operations to identify issues and make recommendations for improvement.
  • Provide organizational support for planning, analyzing, coordinating, and evaluating the development of priorities, resource allocations, work force management, and/or performance for organizational objectives.
  • Provide technical support to program staff during the development of projects or programs.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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To qualify for the GS-05: You must demonstrate in your resume at least 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-4 level in the Federal service obtained in either the private or public sector OR obtained your bachelor's degree OR equivalent combinations of graduate education and specialized experience. Specialized experience includes: assisting a higher level staff; participate in developing plans of action; gathering and compiling data; research information; and provide technical support to program staff.

To qualify for the GS-07: You must demonstrate in your resume at least 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-5 level in the Federal service obtained in either the private or public sector OR one full year of graduate level education OR superior academic achievement based on a) graduating within the upper third of the graduating class in a college, university, or major subdivision such as the College of Liberal Arts or the School of Business Administration, based on completed courses; b) having a grade point average of 3.0 or higher out of a possible 4.0 as recorded on your official transcript, or as computed based on 4 years of education, or as computed based on courses completed during the final 2 years of the curriculum; or 3.5 or higher out of a possible 4.0 based on the average of the required courses completed in the major field or the required courses in the major field completed during the final 2 years of the curriculum; c) being elected for membership in a national scholastic honor society OR equivalent combinations of graduate education and specialized experience  Specialized experience includes: assisting a higher level specialist in evaluating the effectiveness or efficiency of programs; providing support for program planning and analysis activities; using tracking and reporting systems; gathering and compiling data; using a computer to research information and prepare documents; and assisting in reviewing information and analyses of findings.

To qualify for the GS-09:  You must demonstrate in your resume at least 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-7 level in the Federal service obtained in either the private or public sector OR master's or equivalent graduate degree OR 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree OR LL.B. or J.D., if related OR eequivalent combinations of graduate education and specialized experience. Specialized experience includes:performing the following types of tasks: assisting in evaluating the effectiveness or efficiency of programs; providing support for program planning and analysis activities; using integrated reporting systems; assisting in reviewing information and analyses of findings.

 


It is encouraged that you submit a copy of your transcripts. Unofficial transcripts will be accepted in the application package; however, official transcripts will be required prior to receiving an official offer. Click here for information on Foreign Education.

Males born after December 31, 1959 must be registered with Selective Service.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

To learn more about the available job opportunities as a NIH Intern (Program Specialist), please contact us at (301) 402-6040 during normal business hours, Monday - Friday, 8AM-5PM. 


BENEFITS:

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The federal government offers a comprehensive benefits package including vacation, sick leave, holidays, life insurance, health benefits, and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System.  For more information, check out New Employee Benefits at NIH and OPM's Employee Benefits Information.

OTHER INFORMATION:

To learn more about the available job opportunities as a NIH Intern (Program Specialist), please contact us at (301) 402-6040 during normal business hours, Monday - Friday, 8AM-5PM. 

HOW TO APPLY:

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To learn more about the available job opportunities as a NIH Intern (Program Specialist), please contact us at (301) 402-6040 during normal business hours, Monday - Friday, 8AM-5PM.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

To learn more about the available job opportunities as a NIH Intern (Program Specialist), please contact us at (301) 402-6040 during normal business hours, Monday - Friday, 8AM-5PM.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

National Institutes of Health
Phone: (301)402-6040
Email: NIH.PATHWAYS@MAIL.NIH.GOV
Agency Information:
National Institutes Health
2115 E Jefferson St
Bethesda, MD
20892

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

To learn more about the available job opportunities as a NIH Intern (Program Specialist), please contact us at (301) 402-6040 during normal business hours, Monday - Friday, 8AM-5PM. 

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Job Announcement Number:

NIH-GRU-13-899377

Control Number:

344397900