Job Overview

Summary

Become a part of the Department that touches the lives of every American!  At the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) you can give back to your community, state, and country by making a difference in the lives of Americans everywhere.  It is the principal agency for protecting the health of citizens.  Join HHS and help to make our world healthier, safer, and better for all Americans.

CONSIDERATION WILL BE GIVEN TO THE FIRST 100 "COMPLETED APPLICATIONS" WITHIN THE FIRST TWO WEEKS THE VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT IS OPEN.  A LIST OF APPLICANTS WILL BE REFERRED EVERY TWO WEEKS UNTIL THE ANNOUNCEMENT CLOSES. 

Selections made under this vacancy announcement will be processed as Excepted Service Temporary Student Appointments, and will not exceed September 21, 2014. 

The beginning and ending salaries may vary depending on the geographic location of the position.  

Although this vacancy announcement is advertised for multiple duty locations, it is not intended to convey any implication nor expectation that positions will be filled at all locations.

These positions are located in the Administration for Children and Families (ACF).

Positions will be filled throughout ACF Offices Nationwide.


Additional selections may be made from this announcement.

Students must meet the following eligibility requirements to participate in the Internship Program:

- U.S. Citizenship required

- Must be at least 16 years of age at the time of appointment

- Be enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a full-time or part-time student into an accredited college or university in a degree seeking program (diploma, certificate, etc.)

- Be in good academic standing as defined by the educational institution (at least a 2.0 GPA)

- If selected, selectee's must sign a Student Pathways Program Agreement and provide a official transcript at the end of each academic term.

Duties

The incumbent performs several tasks, working with staff in support of ACF programs and activities to gain practical work experience that augments training in academic course of study. the duties and responsibilities may include, participating in collaboration with agency staff on issues concerning ACF programs. Provide assistance in routine operational assignments such as maintaining files reproducing materials; preparing office supplies request forms, answering and receiving incoming and outgoing telephone calls, Knowledge of functions and procedures of unit to perform such duties as distributed and control mail, refer phone calls and visitors, and provide general, non technical information.

In addition to the work described above, the incumbent will be allowed to attend appropriate office meetings an planning sessions in order to get a better understanding of ACF functions. Students may be assigned work with several staff members in order to become familiar with the organization. Reading assignments on subjects pertaining to the work/office should be given as another means of becoming familiar with the work of the office.

Students will be selected for an assignment among the following office locations: Washington, DC; Boston, MA; New York, NY; Philadelphia, PA; Atlanta, GA, Chicago, IL; Dallas, TX; Kansas City, MO; Denver, CO; San Francisco, CA; and Seattle, WA.


  

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No
  • Additional Duty Location Info

    Few vacancies in the following locations

    • San Francisco, CA
    • Denver, CO
    • Washington DC, DC
    • Atlanta, GA
    • Chicago, IL
    • Boston, MA
    • Kansas City, MO
    • New York, NY
    • Philadelphia, PA
    • Dallas, TX
    • Seattle, WA