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Job Title:NIH Intern (Program Support Assistant) - GR - Pathways

Department:Department Of Health And Human Services

Agency:National Institutes of Health

Job Announcement Number:HHS-NIH-IN-14-1054293

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$21,153.00 to $30,761.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Tuesday, March 04, 2014 to Thursday, April 03, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0399-01/04

POSITION INFORMATION:

Multiple Schedules - Internships NTE 09/30/2014

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

07

DUTY LOCATIONS:

Many vacancies in the following location(s):
Baltimore, MD View Map
Frederick, MD View Map
Montgomery County, MD View Map
Durham, NC View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

U.S. citizens, non - U.S. citizens, national or legal permanent residents

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Q - Nonsensitive

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

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

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 16 years of age;
  • Must meet Education Requirements (See Qualification section below)
  • Must be U.S. citizen prior to conversion to career or career-cond. appt;

DUTIES:

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NIH Interns perform duties in one of the Institutes or Centers in the National Institutes of Health (NIH). NIH Interns receive on-the-job training while pursuing their educational degree. Assignments are aimed at developing the employee's skills and knowledge to progressively perform more difficult duties.

 

As an NIH Intern (Program Support Assistant) you will:

 

  • Establish and maintain office files
  • Receive incoming calls and visitors
  • Provide callers and visitors with general information
  • Prepare a variety of standardized documents from rough draft and/or oral instructions
  • Process and distribute mail to appropriate individuals
  • Develop documents using a variety of office automation applications
  • Perform special projects


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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To qualify for the GS-1: You must be enrolled in a high school diploma or General Education Diploma (GED) program. 

 

To qualify for the GS-2: You must have completed the requirements for a high school diploma or GED. 

 

To qualify for the GS-3: You must have completed at least one (1) full year of post high school education.

 

To qualify for the GS-4: You must have completed at least two (2) full years of post high school education or completed the requirements for an associate's degree.

 

Special Provisions/or Interns with Previous Related Education or Experience: Previous education and/or experience may be evaluated to determine the highest grade level for which the individual is qualified.

 

 

 


You must submit a copy of your transcripts. Unofficial transcripts will be accepted in the application package. Official transcripts will be required prior to receiving an official offer. If you are enrolled for Fall 2014 semester and do not have a transcript, please provide an acceptance letter or enrollment letter with your application (for example; a graduating high school student that is enrolled for a bachelor's degree program for Fall 2014 must provide proof of acceptance). Applicants who have completed their education outside of the U.S. must have their foreign education evaluated by an accredited organization and must provide a copy of the evaluation at the time of application.

 

To be eligible, you must be currently enrolled or accepted for enrollment on at least a half-time basis in 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.

 

Applicants must possess a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher on a 4.00 scale. We DO NOT round. A cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher on a 4.00 scale is required throughout the duration of the internship. GPA is based on current enrollment. Previous GPA will not be considered when enrolling in a new academic program. For example, a high school student that is graduating and is enrolled in the first semester of college for Fall 2014 will not have a GPA. Education will only be credited for course work completed at the time of application review. Education that is in-progress at the time of application review cannot be credited.

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

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

To learn more about applying for available job opportunities as an NIH Intern (Program Support Assistant), please contact us at (301) 402-6040 during normal business hours, Monday-Friday, 7:30AM-4:30PM.


BENEFITS:

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Interns appointed for less than one year in duration are generally not eligible for benefits.

OTHER INFORMATION:

This position is a temporary NIH Internship position with a not to exceed (NTE) date of 9/30/2014; however, the appointment may be extended.

To learn more about applying for available job opportunities as an NIH Intern (Program Support Assistant), please contact us at (301) 402-6040 during normal business hours, Monday-Friday, 7:30AM-4:30PM.

Calls to this phone line will only be accepted through 4:30PM EST on April 3, 2014.

Acceptance of applications will be from March 4, 2014 through April 3, 2014 with eligible applicants being placed on an applicant List of Eligibles and referred for consideration as manager requests are received. Requests for Lists of Eligibles will be issued at any time during the announcement open period to managers as requests to fill vacancies are received.  Applications received after a List of Eligibles is issued will be considered in the next group of candidates.        



HOW TO APPLY:

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To learn more about applying for available job opportunities as an NIH Intern (Program Support Assistant), please contact us at (301) 402-6040 during normal business hours, Monday-Friday, 7:30AM-4:30PM.



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

To learn more about applying for available job opportunities as an NIH Intern (Program Support Assistant), please contact us at (301) 402-6040 during normal business hours, Monday-Friday, 7:30AM-4:30PM.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

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

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

To learn more about applying for available job opportunities as an NIH Intern (Program Support Assistant), please contact us at (301) 402-6040 during normal business hours, Monday-Friday, 7:30AM-4:30PM.

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Job Announcement Number:

HHS-NIH-IN-14-1054293

Control Number:

363123700