To qualify for the GS-5: You must have completed four (4) academic years of post-high school leading to a bachelor's degree or equivalent degree.
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 have completed one (1) full academic year of graduate level education.
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.