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    As a Pathways Intern, you will perform assignments designed to develop competencies in several occupational areas.
    This position is located in the Public Buildings Service (PBS). About PBS: We are the landlord for the civilian federal government. We manage over 374 million square feet of workspace for a million federal employees in 2,100 American communities. We own 1600 plus assets totaling over 183 million rentable square feet and manage 7,100 plus leased assets totaling over 190 million rentable square feet. The rent federal agencies pay is our major source of funding.

    GSA has been repeatedly named as one of the 'Best Places to Work' in the Federal Government'. LEARN MORE about why you should choose GSA.

    GSA offers its employees a wide range of benefits including:

    • Federal health insurance plans (choose from a wide range of plans)
    • Life insurance coverage with several options to choose from
    • Leave policies to help you take care of your personal, recreational, and health care needs
    • Thrift Savings Plan (similar to a 401(k) plan)
    • Flexible work schedules and telework
    • Transit and child care subsidies
    • Training and development
    This position is being announced under the Pathways Student Internship Program. This Program is designed to provide students enrolled in a wide variety of educational institutions, from high school to graduate level, with opportunities to work in agencies and explore Federal careers while still in school and while getting paid for the work performed. Students may be promoted up to the GS-09 level while in the Intern program, and students who successfully complete the program may be eligible for conversion to a permanent job in the civil service, up to grade GS-12 depending on the requirements of the position. Additional information about the Internship Program can be found at http://www.opm.gov/HiringReform/Pathways/program/interns/
    At this time we are only filling one vacancy, however, additional vacancies may be filled from this announcement as needed.

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    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    The overall program consists of working and continuing in a formal education program, with the possibility of permanent employment. The trainee works directly under general supervision with day-to-day training, direction and guidance provided by the supervisor, journey level employees and/or assigned coaches. The trainee will receive continuing experience in the overall operations of the division.

    The trainee will be introduced to the program responsibilities and operations of each Division, and may be given crosstraining assignments at both the regional and field office level. Will perform the day to day responsibilities and/or special, longer term projects associated with operational requirements involving all aspects of the Public Buildings Service, and will assume a greater variety of more complex duties designed to further experience and knowledge of business and administrative principles and processes common to the General Services Administration. Through specified rotational assignments and designated projects of gradually broadening scope, the trainee will further his/her experience in the program responsibilities of the various Divisions within PBS, and may also be given crosstraining assignments at the Field level and/or in other Services within GSA

    The successful applicant will perform assignments designed to develop competencies in one of several occupational areas.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Current students enrolled at least half-time 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.

    Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/455642700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.