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    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.

    The Food and Drug Administration is the premier scientific regulatory agency responsible for advancing the public health by helping to speed innovations that make medicines and foods more effective, safer, and more affordable, as well as publishing accurate, science-based information the public needs in order to use medicines and foods to improve their health.

    This announcement is for Pathways Internship (NTE) Program position which provides opportunities for vocational and technical, undergraduate, graduate, and professional students to gain work experience while pursuing their education. The salary listed in the vacancy announcement does not include the geographical locality pay. Additional selections may be made within the same geographical area in the Food and Drug Administration.

    These positions are located in the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Students must be able to work at one of the following locations listed in the vacancy announcement.

    NOTE: It is anticipated that there will be significant interest in this announcement. As a result, this announcement will close at 11:59 p.m. EST on 02/09/2018 OR at 11:59 p.m. EST on the day the 150 complete applications have been received; whichever comes first. All complete applications received as of the specified date or day and time will be accepted and considered.

    APPOINTMENT DURATION/EXPECTATION: Interns will be appointed to a temporary appointment not-to-exceed September 30, 2018 and will not be extended. Appointment is based on continued need/funds for the position and the student's continued compliance in the Pathways Internship Program and will not be non-competitively converted to a term (not-to-exceed one to four years) or permanent appointment in the competitive service.

    WORK SCHEDULE: Interns may work full-time or part-time schedules. Part-time hours may be 16-32 hours per week.

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    As a Student Trainee (Administrative Support), you will perform the following major duties:

    • include performing administrative and clerical support and assistance,
    • assembling data,
    • consolidating and preparing reports,
    • gathering and analyzing requested information for a variety of projects,
    • providing information to others and following up to assure completion, and
    • other work of a general clerical and administrative nature.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Students who are currently enrolled 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/490395500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.