Job Title: STUDENT TRAINEE (PATHWAYS INTERN)Job Announcement Number: DOI-OIG-2014-0007
Department: Department Of The Interior
Agency: Office of the Inspector General
This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.
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/ Per Year
Wednesday, April 02, 2014 to
Monday, April 14, 2014
SERIES & GRADE:
Student/Excepted Service -
Temporary NTE 9/30/2014-may be extended
WHO MAY APPLY:
Student/Internship Program Eligibles
About the Agency
The incumbent of this position serves as an Intern under the Pathways Program. This program is designed to provide students enrolled at educational institutions at all levels (high school to graduate level) with paid opportunities to work in agencies and explore the benefits and conditions of Federal employment. Employment under this authority requires the execution of an Internship Program Participant Agreement that outlines work and academic responsibilities and expectations for the duration of the appointment.
- U.S. Citizenship is required
- Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered for the Selective Service
- Position subject to pre-employment background check
- Subject to initial and random drug testing.
- Must be taking (at least) a half-time course load, as defined by the school
DUTIES:Back to top
The incumbent provides assistance to the supervisor and staff members in the performance of a variety of administrative functions required to support the organization:
Intern (Administrative Support), GS-0399
Uses varied office automation software (Word, Excel, Power Point, Access, SharePoint etc.) to produce a wide range of documents, correspondence, reports, and spreadsheets. Gathers and summarizes information from files and documents for the supervisor or other staff members. Proofreads/edits correspondence and documents for grammar, spelling, capitalization, punctuation, and format.
Intern (Information Technology/Customer Support), GS-2299
Delivers customer support services, including installation, configuration, troubleshooting, customer assistance, and/or training, in response to customer requirements. Performs routine tasks to maintain equipment and perform system maintenance including cleaning computer equipment and peripherals; and, assisting with network cable installation, configuration and set up of printers, projection devices, and monitors.
Intern (Law Clerk Trainee), GS-0999
Works on legal issues of moderate complexity where established or easily determinable facts and clearly applicable precedents are involved. Reviews relevant legislation, proposed and current policies, procedures, regulations, policy manuals, and other DOI and OIG guidance for comments or citations.
Intern (Qualitative Analysis), GS-0399
Conducts quantitative and qualitative studies to critique, design, and improve management, planning systems, surveys, and decision models in the Agency. Assists in developing reports from previously recorded data.
Intern (Information Technology/SharePoint Support), GS-2299
Provides day-to-day operation support to the SharePoint Team. Assists with creating new sites and lists, installing and manipulating web parts, and doing backups; creating InfoPath forms and integrating them into SharePoint; and helps manage governance polices and permission groups.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
Applicants must meet all the qualification requirements and submit any required supporting documentation by the closing date of this job opportunity. Applicants found to be among the top qualified candidates will be referred to the hiring official for further consideration and possible interview.
Qualifications Requirements for Internship Appointments: Appointments may be at the highest grade level for which the Intern is qualified. Interns with no previous related education or experience may qualify as described below.
GRADE LEVEL OF EDUCATION
GS-1 Enrollment in high school diploma or GED program
GS-2 High school diploma or equivalent
GS-3 Completion of 1 full academic year of post-high school study or an associate's degree
GS-4 Completion of 2 full academic years of post-high school study or an associate's degree
GS-5 Completion of 4 academic years of post-high school leading to a bachelor's degree or equivalent degree
GS-7 Completion of 1 full academic year of graduate level education; or eligibility under the Superior Academic Achievement provision and completion of a bachelor's degree
Academic Enrollment: You must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment in an accredited high school, technical or vocational school, two-year or four-year college or university, graduate or professional school (go to www.ope.ed.gov/accreditation/ to verify accreditation status). Individuals who are enrolled must be taking at least a half-time academic, vocational, or technical course load leading to a degree, diploma, or certificate. "Half-time" is defined by the school in which the student is enrolled.
Good Academic Standing: Applicants must have at least a 3.0 GPA.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Intern (Law Clerk Trainee), GS-0999 To preview questions please click here.
knowledge of the principles and methods of legal research, analysis, and reference sources sufficient to locate appropriate precedence and applicable procedures, legislative history, and commentaries, which bear on particular legal issues/ and completion of one full semester of legal studies by the application deadline.
Intern (Qualitative Analysis), GS-0399
(1) Knowledge of mathematics and statistics to assist in analyses of methodological research, (2) Ability to identify and exploit new patterns in data, and (3) Ability to communicate results of analysis to senior management. Pursuing a degree in applied quantitative field (Math, Statistics, Economics, etc)
Intern (Information Technology), GS-2299
(1) Knowledge of and skill in applying practical IT principles and practices sufficient to perform support work. (2) Ability to perform developmental work designed to provide the knowledge and skill needed to perform higher level assignments. (3) Ability to work with Microsoft Office product suite and SharePoint solutions. (4) Pursuing a degree in computer science, engineering, information science, information systems management, mathematics, operations research, statistics, or technology management
Intern (Administrative Support), GS-0399
Knowledge of and skill in applying general program and office rules, processes and procedures; fundamental computer skills and knowledge of office automation software sufficient to enter, retrieve, and manipulate financial or administrative data.
Your resume serves as the basis for qualification determinations and must highlight your most relevant and significant work experience(s) and education (if applicable) as it relates to this job opportunity. All pathways candidates must meet the qualification requirements consistent with the OPM qualification standards applicable to the position being filled. Veterans' preference applies to all selections made under the Pathways authority in accordance with Part 302 of 5 CFR. Candidates will be assessed based solely on basic eligibility requirements and the qualitative rating factor listed above.
HOW TO APPLY:Back to top
Please carefully read all the instructions before you begin the application process.
To apply for this job opportunity, you must submit a resume and an on-line application through the Office of Personnel Management's (OPM) application system, USAJOBS. This information will be transferred to the Department of Interior's OIG Automated Application System.
You have until 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) on the closing date of this announcement to complete the following four-step application process:
STEP 1: Select the "Apply On-line" button and follow the instructions to register or sign into USAJOBS.
STEP 2: Submit a detailed resume or any other written format you choose documenting your job-related qualifications, experience, and education (if applicable). Cover letter is optional. If you submit a cover letter, you must also submit a resume. Please see the “How You Will Be Evaluated” section for specific information that should be outlined in your resume.
STEP 3: Answer the eligibility questions on-line through the automated application system. These questions will be used to evaluate your student eligibility for this job opportunity.
STEP 4: Submit all required documentation, applicable to you, listed in the Required Documents section of this job opportunity to the automated application system prior to the closing date of this announcement.
ALTERNATE APPLICATION PROCEDURES
NOTE: If applying online poses an extreme hardship, you may request alternate application procedures to submit your application package by fax. Contact the Human Resources office listed on the announcement between the business hours of 8:15 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. ET, at least two working days prior to the closing date of this announcement. The application package for alternate application procedures must be submitted and received in the Human Resources office no later than 11:59 p.m. ET on the closing date of this announcement.
NOTE: Paper applications and information sent by mail WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
Resume -your resume must contain information sufficient to make a valid determination that you fully meet the basic/specialized experience requirements as stated in this vacancy announcement and OPM qualification standards for each grade level(s) for which you are applying. Insufficient information will result in an ineligible rating.
Transcript (Required) - Official or unofficial college/university transcripts will be accepted. NOTE: An official transcript will be required prior to entrance on duty.
Veterans Preference documentation (if applicable) - Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD Form 214-Member 4 copy), if applicable Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference (SF-15) and an official statement, dated 1991 or later, from the Department of Veterans Affairs or from a branch of the Armed Forces, certifying to the veteran's present receipt of compensation.
Other Documentation - supporting eligibility for non-competitive appointment (e.g. severely disabled, eligible veterans, etc.).
WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:
After the closing date of the announcement, we will review your resume and transcriptsto ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. You will be notified of your rating and/or referral of your resume to the hiring official. If further evaluation or interviews are required, you will be contacted. You will be informed of the outcome via e-mail. We expect to make a selection within 45 to 60 days of the closing date of the vacancy announcement.