Job Overview

Summary

About the Agency

Looking for the mission of a lifetime? The U.S. Department of Homeland Security headquarters seeks motivated students looking to contribute their unique insight, skills and talents to support the important mission of securing the homeland. Our headquarters offices offer paid summer and year round internship opportunities for full-time and part-time students. Academic credit may be awarded in accordance with the appointee's work schedule and his/her individual college or university policies. The DHS Headquarters Pathways Student Internship Employment Program offers opportunities for students to gain on-the-job experience while completing his/her education.

This position is not to exceed one year, but may be extended up to one additional year, based on program requirements, agency needs and budget availability. This appointment does not confer permanent Federal status. This position is open to students attending an academic program, college or university within the Washington, DC commuting area.

This position is located in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO). The Primary purpose of this position is provides technical assistance to specialists assigned to a specific program/office which perform vital line-program and administrative functions and responsibilities.

Who May Be Considered:
You must be a Student within Washington, DC local commuting area accepted for enrollment or enrolled in a degree or certificate program on a full- or half-time basis as defined by the institution (certificate program means post-secondary education, in a qualifying educational institution, equivalent to at least one academic year of full-time study that is part of an accredited college-level, technical, trade, vocational, or business school curriculum AND will be enrolled as a student in Fall 2017.

All DHS-HQ announcements have a 5 business day open period due to the number of applications received.

Any offers of employment made pursuant to this announcement will be consistent with all applicable authorities, including Presidential Memoranda, Executive Orders, Interpretive U. S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and U. S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) guidance, and Office of Management and Budget plans and policies concerning hiring. These authorities are subject to change.

Duties

As a NTE Student Trainee (Budget Analyst) GS 0599 7, your typical work assignments may include the following under supervision:

  • Prepares summaries of narrative, quantitative, and statistical data in budget forms, schedules, and reports.
  • Gathers extracts, reviews, verifies, and consolidates a variety of narrative information and statistical data needed in the formulation and presentation of budget requests.
  • Cross-checks the accuracy of budget and program data in related budgetary forms, schedules, and reports.
  • Prepares summaries of narrative, quantitative, and statistical data in budget forms, schedules, and reports.

Supervisory Status

No

Promotion Potential

7

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Who May Apply

This job is open to…

Open to current students accepted for enrollment or currently enrolled in an academic program on at least a half time basis and in good standing within the Washington, DC commuting area. Veterans (precluded from applying due to military service) must be appointed within 6 years of receiving their degree or certificate.

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