To be eligible for the GS-1099-05, you must meet the following level of education requirement:
You must have completed 4 academic years of post-high school study leading to a bachelor's degree or completed 4 academic years of pre-professional study.
To be eligible for the GS-1099-07, you must meet the following level of education requirement:
You must have completed 1 academic year of graduate level education, have a bachelor's degree with Superior Academic Achievement, or have completed 5 academic years of pre-professional study.
Superior Academic Achievement is based on:
1) Class Standing - Applicants must be in the upper third of the graduating class in the college, university, or major subdivision, such as the College of Liberal Arts or the School of Business Administration, based on completed courses.
2) Grade Point Average (G.P.A.) - Applicants must have a grade-point average of:
a. 3.0 or higher out of a possible 4.0 ("B" or better) as recorded on their 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
b. 3.5 or higher out of a possible 4.0 ("B+" or better) 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.
3) Honor Society Membership
You are eligible if you are currently accepted for enrollment or enrolled in an accredited college (including 4-year colleges/universities); advanced degree programs; or other qualifying educational institution pursuing a qualifying degree or certificate.
As part of the application process, you must complete and submit an occupational questionnaire. To preview this questionnaire and determine if your experience matches the skills required for this position, click the following link: View Assessment Questions.
PROGRAM COMPLETION AND CONVERSION:
· Interns may be converted to a permanent position (or, in some limited circumstances, to a term position lasting 1-4 years) within 120 days of successful completion of the program.
· To be eligible for conversion, Interns must:
o Be a US Citizen
o Complete at least 640 hours of work experience acquired through the Internship Program
o Complete their degree or certificate requirements
o Meet the qualification standards for the position to which the Intern will be converted
o Meet agency-specific requirements as specified in the Participants Agreement, and
o Perform their job successfully
Any of the following educational institutions or curricula that have been accredited by an accrediting body recognized by the secretary of the U.S. Department of Education:
(i) A 4-year college or university;
(ii) A graduate or professional school (e.g., law school, medical school)
Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the qualification requirements, if the applicant can provide documentation indicating that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. It is the responsibility of the applicant to provide such evidence when applying. For further information, please visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html
Selectee is required to participate in the Department of Defense direct deposit of pay program.
A security clearance is a requirement of this position. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a position offer or removal. If you possess a security clearance, please indicate the level and termination date in your resume.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
You will be evaluated on your educational level based on the information provided in your resume, your responses to the Occupational Questionnaire and your supporting documentation.
NOTE: If it is determined that you do not meet program eligibility requirements, you may be removed from consideration.
The ideal candidate for this position would be pursuing graduate education with a major study in illustrative design, commercial art, fine arts, industrial design, architecture, drafting, interior design, or other fields related to the position.