This vacancy announcement will be open from February 14, 2018 to February 21, 2018 or when 100 applications have been received. The vacancy will close on whichever day the first of these conditions are met. If the application limit is reached on the same day the announcement opened, the open and close date will be the same. Candidates are encouraged to read the entire announcement before submitting their application packages.
The Pathways Internship Program targets students accepted for enrollment or currently enrolled in a qualifying educational program in an accredited institution, on a full or half-time basis with paid opportunities to work in agencies and explore Federal careers while still in school. Applicants must meet the definition of "student" in order to be considered for this opportunity. Internship appointments under the Internship Experience Program (IEP) are non-temporary and can last the duration of the student's academic program. This will be determined at the time of selection. Interns may work full-time or part-time schedules.
At the successful conclusion of the program, interns may be eligible for non-competitive conversion to a Federal career or career-conditional position in the competitive service. Conversions to the competitive service are not guaranteed.
Pathways candidates must meet the DOS qualification standards applicable to the position being filled. All applicants must meet the qualifications by the closing date of this announcement.
- Cumulative GPA of 2.0 at time of application and must maintain at least a 2.0 GPA throughout the entire Pathways Internship appointment;
- Degree does not have to be related to the position/series; however to be eligible, candidate must meet the OPM qualification standards for the position to which the Intern may be converted.
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This position is located in the Bureau of Information Resource Management, Main State Messaging Center Division (IRM/OPS/MSO/MSMC).
As a Student Trainee (Office Automation) GS-04, you will:
- Perform office automation duties using such software applications as electronic mail, desk- top publishing, calendar, spreadsheet, database, and/or graphics, to track Congressional correspondence. Performs electronic file maintenance work including: updating and maintaining computer files and inventory: making backup copies; establishing and maintaining a uniform identification and archive library system; updating and maintaining all manuals, references books, and p rating handbooks, and guidelines; maintaining appointments, calendars, schedules; scheduling appointments, coordinates meetings, and/or schedules conferences.
- Assist the office with a variety of tasks that support our missions' programs. The primary responsibility is to support the missions and desks by assisting with communicating and coordinating the flow of information to and from Washington.
- Participate in special research projects; replying to public inquiries; assisting in preparation of briefing material for upcoming meetings, or other high level visits. i.e. preparing and compiling biographies of participants, background on subject at hand, country maps, etc.
- Set up Washington consultations for DOS personnel during visits to Washington.
- Attend meetings/conferences and provide written summaries.
- Update and organize the Office’s electronic files.
- Other related duties as assigned.
Who May Apply
This job is open to…U.S. Citizens who are Students Accepted for Enrollment During the Current or Next Upcoming Semester in a Degree-seeking Program (diploma, certificate, etc.) in an Accredited/Qualifying Educational Institution, on a Full or Half-time Basis with a projected graduation date on or after Spring 2019.
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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/491028300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.