To qualify for the GS-5: You must demonstrate in your resume, at least one (1) year of qualifying experience equivalent to a GS-04 in the Federal Government (obtained in either the private or public sector), OR have a bachelor's degree or at least four (4) years of progressive post high school education, OR a combination of education and experience. Examples of qualifying experience include: performing clerical tasks related to processing paperwork related to administrative duties, utilizing automated systems and software applications, inputting information into databases, assisting with providing logistical support for program staff, preparing travel documents, providing general office support to staff.
To qualify for the GS-6: You must demonstrate in your resume, at least one (1) year of qualifying experience equivalent to a GS-05 in the Federal Government (obtained in either the private or public sector). Examples of qualifying experience include: receiving visitors/phone calls, directing caller to appropriate staff; maintaining files; maintaining policies/procedures/documents for ready reference; maintaining office supplies; arranging equipment repair, and/or office moves; performing travel-related duties; utilizing automated systems and software applications, inputting information into databases, assisting with providing logistical support for program staff, etc.
To qualify for the GS-7: You must demonstrate in your resume at least one (1) year of qualifying experience equivalent to a GS-06 in the Federal Government (obtained in either the private or public sector) OR have completed 1 full academic year of graduate level education. Examples of qualifying experience include: performing administrative support functions, related examples include: HR, security, travel, training, files management, budget, supplies and inventory, property accountability, or space management; developing/implementing office procedures; maintaining employee records, performance appraisals, job descriptions, etc.
This position requires the skill of a qualified typist. You must be able to type at least 40 words per minute.
You must 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. If you are enrolled for the Spring 2014 semester and do not have a transcript, please provide an acceptance letter or enrollment letter with your application. Click here for information on Foreign Education.
To be eligible for appointment, you must be currently enrolled or accepted for enrollment on at least a half-time basis at an accredited high school, college (including 4-year colleges/universities, community colleges, and junior colleges); professional, technical, vocational, and trade school; advanced degree programs; or other qualifying educational institution pursuing a qualifying degree or certificate. Certificate programs are defined as post-secondary education, in a qualifying educational institution, equivalent to at least one academic year of full-time study that is part of an accredited college-level, technical, trade, vocational, or business school curriculum.
Current students must possess a cumulative grade point average of 3.00 or higher on a 4.00 scale. We DO NOT round. Appointee must maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.00 or higher on a 4.00 scale throughout the duration of the internship. The GPA is based on current enrollment. For example, a high school student enrolled in his or her first semester of college will not have a GPA. Previous GPA will not be considered when enrolling in a new academic program. NIH Interns must graduate with a cumulative GSP of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale in order to be eligible to non-competitively convert to a permanent position at program completion.
Education will only be credited for course work completed at the time of application review. Education that is in-process at the time of application review cannot be credited.
Males born after December 31, 1959 must be registered with Selective Service.
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To learn more about applying for available job opportunities as an NIH Intern (Program Support Assistant (OA)), please contact us at (301) 402-6040 during normal business hours, Monday-Friday, 7:30AM-4:30PM.