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Job Title:  Grants and Program Support Intern (OA)
Department:  Department Of Justice
Agency:  Office of Justice Programs
Job Announcement Number:  JP-14-VOL

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.
$0.00 to $0.00 / Per Year
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 to Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Part Time - Temporary
Many vacancies in the following location:
Washington DC, DC View Map
Student Program Eligibles
Not Applicable


About the Agency

Applications for this position are being processed through an on-line applicant assessment system that has been specifically configured for Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs applicants. Even if you have already developed a resume in USAJOBS, you will need to access this on-line system to complete the application process. To obtain information about this position and TO APPLY, please click on



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    (The duties described reflect the full performance level of this position)

    Performs work related to the gathering and development of materials, and reporting of activities in support of the technical projects of an organization.

    Performs office automation work requiring the use of software applications and computer equipment. Prepares correspondence, reports, technical documents, graphs/charts, forms, and other office support materials.


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    I certify that I can type 40 words per minute. (Check the box if you possess this skill).

    I am currently attending, or are enrolled to attend, classes on at least a half-time schedule as defined by your educational facility (and will be returning to at least a half-time schedule after the internship peirod concludes) and a copy of my college transcript is attached to this application. (Check the box if the preceding conditions are true).


    Grade 00:

    Qualifying experience includes one (1) year of general experience in clerical, office, or other work which indicates ability to acquire the particular knowledge and skills needed to perform the duties of the position, or two (2) years of education above the high school level. Examples of general experience are performing reception duties, such as answering business calls and/or greeting visitors, providing information, and taking messages; performing general clerical duties, such as filing, typing, or maintaining straightforward records; or using common office machines or equipment such as personal computers, copying machines, or fax machines.

    SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION FOR EXPERIENCE: The experience requirements level may be met by completion of two full years of full-time academic study in an accredited business, secretarial or technical school, junior college, college, or university.

    COMBINING EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Equivalent combinations of successfully completed post high school education and general experience may be used to meet the total experience requirements.

    PROFICIENCY REQUIREMENT: Applicant must be able to type 40 words per minute.

    REQUIREMENTS: Positions may be filled by students pursuing a vocational or technical certificate; or an associate's, bachelor's, master's, doctorate, or other professional degree.
    - Must be at least 16 years old.
    - Must be accepted for enrollment or enrolled in and seeking a degree, diploma, or certificate in an accredited technical, vocational, 2 or 4 year college/university, graduate or professional school; and carry, at a minimum, a half-time course load as defined by the institution.
    - Must be able to complete required (career-related) work experience prior to or concurrently with the completion of course requirements for the degree.

    Performs other duties as assigned.

    Entrance on duty is contingent upon completion of a pre-employment security investigation.

    As a condition of employment, all male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must have registered for the selective service. If selected for this position, the applicant must sign a statement certifying his registration, or the applicant must demonstrate exempt status under the Selective Service Law.
    Applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
    PROGRAMS AVAILABLE: Positions may be filled by students pursuing a Vocational and Technical Certificate, associate, baccalaureate, graduate, or doctorate degree, where appropriate.

    Applicants must be U.S. citizens or nationals.


    HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED: Your application will be evaluated and rated under DOJ/OJP Category Rating and Selection Procedures. Your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are basically qualified for this job, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the online assessment questionnaire. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your resume and application materials, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this job. Your application will then be placed in one of three categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified, or Qualified. Names of all candidates in the best qualified category will be sent to the hiring official for employment consideration. Although veteran preference points are not assigned under the category rating procedures described above, veteran preference eligibles are listed ahead of non-veterans within each category for which they are qualified. In addition, qualified veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 10% or more are placed at the top of the highest quality category (i.e., Best Qualified), except for scientific or professional positions at the GS-9 level or higher.


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    You can review our benefits at:

    Bargaining Unit Status: This position is excluded from the bargaining unit.

    Moving expenses are not authorized.

    Relocation expenses are not authorized.

    Government housing is not available.

    Recruitment bonus is not authorized.

    Telework: This position is not eligible to telework.

    DIRECT DEPOSIT: All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choosing.


    While engaging in professional development and experiential learning activities, interns will have an opportunity to research and analyze statistical data that support project recommendations for grant services. Additionally, participants in the OJP Volunteer Intern program will engage in experiential learning and enrichment seminars hosted on a routine basis. The student enrichment seminars provide the interns with a broad breadth of understanding of the activities of the federal city (e.g. tours of the Supreme Court, Congress and other federal buildings/monuments); enhance familiarity with the Office of Justice Programs and other components within the Department of Justice; and educate them on OJP partner agencies. Activities will include lecture series, tours, conference participation and discussion groups on current topics related to criminal justice and public service. For more information on OJP, please refer to Interested students will be given an opportunity to select up to four (4) OJP organization(s) you wish to be considered. Descriptions of these organizations are found below.


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    Applications for this position are being processed through an on-line applicant assessment system that has been specifically configured for Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs applicants. Even if you have already developed a resume in USAJOBS, you will need to access this on-line system to complete the application process. To obtain information about this position and TO APPLY, please click on

    If you are unable to apply online, you may contact the employing office for alternate application procedures. Please call Constance Jones at 202-616-8663 or email at


    See Other Information.


    Constance Jones
    Phone: 2026168663
    Fax: 2025143076
    Agency Information:
    DOJ/ Office of Justice Programs (OJP)
    810 7th Street NW
    Human Resources Division
    Washington, Dist of Columbia
    Fax: 2025143076


    Bargaining Unit Status: Eligible - Not Covered.
    How to Apply: The primary method of applying for this vacancy is online via the Internet at If you do not have access to the Internet, you are strongly encouraged to visit your library, state employment commission, or a commercial establishment that provides Internet access to apply online. No other form of application will be accepted.
    Applicants submitting proof documents can electronically attach them, or scan and attach them, to the employment application.
    Applications and supporting documents must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on the closing date of the announcement to receive consideration.
    Applicants will automatically receive email acknowledgement of receipt of their online application.

    The Department of Justice is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Except where otherwise provided by law, there will be no discrimination because of color, race, religion, national origin, politics, marital status, disability, age, sex, sexual orientation, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, or on the basis of personal favoritism.
    The Department of Justice welcomes and encourages applications from persons with disabilities and is firmly committed to satisfying its affirmative obligations under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 to ensure that persons with disabilities have every opportunity to be hired and advanced on the basis of merit within the Department.
    The Department provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the servicing specialist listed in the vacancy announcement. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

    Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the representative listed under Agency Contact Information. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

    - Must be at least 16 years old.
    - Must be enrolled in or accepted to (with the intent to attend) an accredited technical, vocational, college or university, graduate or professional school;

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