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    Summary

    The Internship Program provides students enrolled in high schools, colleges, trade schools and other qualifying educational institutions with paid opportunities to work in agencies and explore Federal careers while completing their education. Veteran's Preference will be applied in filling positions under the Pathways Programs.

    • Eligible students must be enrolled at least half-time in an accredited academic institution and maintain a 2.5 GPA or higher.
    • Students will be on indefinite appointments during their period of eligibility under the Internship Program.
    • Interns will be required to sign an agreement that outlines the parameters of the Internship Program during employment with NSF.
    • The Internship Program allows students an opportunity to be converted non-competitively to a career-conditional or term position once the student completes all requirements of the Internship Program.
    Noncompetitive conversion to a permanent or term position is not guaranteed. The Intern’s eligibility for conversion does not guarantee that the agency will opt for conversion.

    From the closing date of this vacancy announcement, applicants MUST have at least one year remaining in their required coursework for completion of their degree.

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    Responsibilities

    This position is located in the Office of Budget, Finance and Awards Management, Division of Financial Management, Accounting Operations Branch, Financial Statements Section or General Ledger Analysis Section. Duties include the following:

    Monitors the daily operation's of the accounting system including transaction inputs, updates, edits and corrections. Determines whether accounting transactions are consistent with prescribed coding and that transactions are processed in accordance with policy and guidance.

    Prepares both internal and external financial reports requiring accounting knowledge of the NSF and its programs and operations.

    Assists in the development of detailed reports, recommendations, and briefing materials. Assists in the presentation of briefings to senior managers.

    Participates under the supervision of senior management in troubleshooting and problem solving fiscal matters.

    Gathers, assesses, and analyzes data, in order to research electronic data and identify information concerning trend analysis on administrative or operational functions in the division.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    09

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Open to any U.S. Citizen, at least 16 years old, who is a student currently enrolled for the Spring/Fall 2017 semester in a degree or certificate-seeking program, taking at least a half-time course load. You also need to have at least a 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale.

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/468427800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.