Job Overview


Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 1013140

  • Salary reflected in this announcement is prorated based on the annual salary listed and hours worked.
  • Pathways Program Internship is a temporary excepted appointment.
  • The intern schedule will includes working in Danville, IL during the school year as well as school breaks.
  • Incomplete application packets will not be considered.
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IRM Student Trainee Major Duties
The student trainee for IRM will perform select tasks and phases of studies and projects that require application of basic occupational field theory and principles in the technical area of information technology.  The incumbent participates with IT Specialists on routine and non-routine projects, gathers data, analyzes information and data from project results, documents findings and prepares reports of findings, and making recommendations for improvement in study and project procedures.
The student trainee will participate in all aspects of the VA Medical Center information technology program to include Help Desk phone support and in person support.  The incumbent performs user account documentation, account creation, user account password resetting, desktop and application support, mainframe account support and general assistance for staff.
Some travel to Community Based Clinics will be required.

Work Schedule:  Days (Monday - Friday) year round, 40 hours biweekly or flexible depending on student availability

Position Description Title/PD#:  Student Trainee - Information Technology  PD# 07916T

Relocation expenses will not be reimbursed.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Possible day trips to Community Based Outpatient Clinics

Relocation Authorized

  • No