Job Title: Student Summer InternJob Announcement Number: ALL OFC-2013-0118
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission
This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.
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/ Per Hour
Tuesday, September 03, 2013 to
Monday, November 18, 2013
SERIES & GRADE:
Full Time -
Temporary, Not to Exceed 89 days
WHO MAY APPLY:
These positions are part of the Summer Internship Program. 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.
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is proud to be ranked as one of the BEST Places to Work in the Federal Government. We've earned our top ratings by creating a work environment rich in opportunity, diversity, leadership training, teamwork, and work life balance. Help guide our nation into the next generation of nuclear safety! Begin a challenging career with the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission where you can be part of a select group of professionals who protect people and the environment with the peaceful use of nuclear materials in medicine, industry and research. To find out more about the NRC, we invite you to visit us on the web at www.nrc.gov.
These positions are located in various offices at the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Headquarters in Rockville, MD, Region I- King of Prussia, PA, Region II- Atlanta, GA, Region III- Lisle, IL and Region IV- Arlington, TX. These positions are Non Bargaining Unit.
- U.S. Citizenship Required
- Background investigation leading to a clearance is required for new hires
- These are Drug Testing positions
- GPA minimum requirement of 2.85
DUTIES:Back to top
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) views student interns as our future workforce. The work performed is professional in nature and in a learning environment that gives the student intern the opportunity to evaluate the work for potential long-term employment. Student employment assignments are based on the functions and tasks performed in the organization to which you are assigned and ideally related to your academic and career goals. Areas of assignment will include engineering and science, budget execution, security, information technology, among others http://www.nrc.gov/about-nrc/employment/student-prog.html.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
THE NRC is accepting applications from students in the following disciplines:
-Computer Science/Information Technology
To qualify for these positions you must meet the academic criteria specified below. In addition, an ideal candidate would possess basic skill in using office automation programs such as Microsoft Office, Excel, Power Point, or other desktop software programs. Additionally, the ability to organize work and communicate effectively in a professional environment are highly desirable traits. To qualify at the GG-03 pay level: You must be a high school graduate with 1 to 29 semester hours of college credit. To qualify at the GG-04 pay level: You must be a high school graduate with 30 or more semester hours of college credit. To qualify at the GG-05 pay level: You must be a high school graduate with 60 or more semester hours of college credit. If you are a Graduate Student, your pay level will be based on your undergraduate GPA or the graduate level program you are pursuing.
Note: Your pay will be set based on your degree program and the locality of your position
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.
Qualifications are based on your academic standing as of the end of the 2013/2014 academic year (~May/June 2014).
SONS, STEPSONS, DAUGHTERS, OR STEPDAUGHTERS of CURRENT NRC EMPLOYEES are NOT ELIGIBLE for hire in this Summer Internship Program.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Eligible candidates will be referred to the hiring managers for consideration. We expect to make selections in the February/March 2014 time frame. PLEASE NOTE: This is a highly competitive vacancy with a limited number of openings available. Applicants can expect to receive an email notification that their application was received and a second notification when all the positions have been filled.
IF SELECTED FOR AN INTERVIEW, you will be contacted directly by a hiring manager via the contact information you provided in your application. Applicants should not expect to receive additional status updates.
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BENEFITS:Back to top
Pay is only part of the compensation you will earn working for the Federal Government. We offer a broad array of benefits programs and flexibilities to meet your needs. As a student temporary employee, here are the highlights. Look for additional information at the links provided. You will earn sick leave. More info at: http://www.nrc.gov/about-nrc/employment/benefits.html You will be paid for Federal holidays that fall within your regularly scheduled tour of duty. More info at: http://www.nrc.gov/about-nrc/employment/benefits.htmlNote: Your pay will be set based on your degree program and the locality of your position
How much travel is required? None
The NRC is a zero tolerance agency with respect to illegal drug use. Individuals selected for these positions will be subject to pre-appointment drug testing.
Will NRC pay relocation expenses? Yes, if certain criteria is met. Travel and Lodging expenses will be determined thru eligibility in the agency's Student Transportation and Lodging Program, only for those students at the undergraduate or graduate level in an accredited university or college.
The NRC provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Selective Placement Coordinator at (301) 287-0712 or TDD 301-492-3981. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
Selectees will be required to complete a "Declaration of Federal Employment", (OF-306), prior to being appointed to determine their suitability for Federal employment and to authorize a background investigation. False statements or responses on your resume or questionnaire can jeopardize your employment opportunity and subject you to disciplinary action, including removal from Federal service, A transferable security clearance from another agency or a background investigation leading to a clearance is required for all new hires. To begin work at the NRC without a security clearance, you must be granted a temporary waiver of the required clearance, referred to as a 145(b) waiver.
To be eligible for a 145 (b) waiver you need favorable education verification, and reference, credit, and criminal history checks. If a wavier is granted, the successful completion of a background investigation and favorable adjudication are required for continued employment. If you have resided outside the U.S. for an extended period of time, the agency may not be able to (1) grant the 145(b) waiver where the required investigation cannot be completed in a timely manner, or (2) achieve timely completion of the background investigation required for a security clearance.
SONS, STEPSONS, DAUGHTERS, OR STEPDAUGHTERS OF CURRENT NRC EMPLOYEES are NOT ELIGIBLE for hire in this summer internship program.
HOW TO APPLY:Back to top
Your application (resume and responses to the vacancy questions) for these vacancies must be received online via the USAJOBS application system BEFORE midnight Eastern Time on the closing date of this announcement. If you fail to submit a complete online resume, including responding to the vacancy questions, you will not be considered for these positions. Paper applications will not be accepted unless hardship circumstances can be demonstrated and requests for extensions will not be granted. If applying online poses a hardship for you, the Human Resources Specialist listed on this announcement will provide assistance to ensure that your application is submitted online by the closing date. You must contact the Human Resources Specialist BEFORE the closing date to speak to someone who can provide assistance for online submission. You must answer the job specific vacancy questions. You will be evaluated based on your responses to the vacancy questions and information provided in your resume.
Only SELECTED candidates will be required to submit a copy of their official transcript from the accredited college or university.
If you are a Veteran claiming 5-point Veterans' Preference, please submit a copy of your DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, or other proof of eligibility with your application. If you are a Veteran claiming 10-point Veterans' Preference, please submit a SF-15, Application for 10-point Veterans' Preference, plus the proof required by that form with your application.
You can find additional information about Veterans' Preference at http://www.fedshirevets.gov/.
WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:
When the application process is complete eligible candidates will be referred to the hiring managers for further consideration. We expect to make selections in the February/March 2014 time frame. PLEASE NOTE: This is a highly competitive vacancy with a limited number of positions available. Applicants can expect to receive an email notification that their application was received and a second notification when all the positions have been filled.
IF SELECTED FOR AN INTERVIEW, you will be contacted directly by a hiring manager via the contact information you provided in your application.