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    Summary

    The incumbents of these positions are responsible for assisting in the research and development of software useful for establishing and maintaining the efficient, productive, and cost-effective operation of the National Airspace System (NAS).

    Amendment Date: 02/23/2018
    Amendment Note: This announcement has been extended.added language about the fv-c band. show the business component as AJM. Correct business component.

    Business Component:

    Federal Aviation Administration, Air Traffic Organization Chief Operating Officer, Program Management Organization

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    Responsibilities

    The Pathways Internship Program serves as one of the agency's succession planning programs intended to assist in the need for leadership continuity by employing outstanding students that are enrolled in a major that leads to a bachelor's degree or higher in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math (S.T.E.M). The Program provides students, in accredited colleges and universities, with paid opportunities to explore federal careers while completing their education.

    We are looking for highly motivated student interns with expected graduation dates beyond May 2019, to serve as student trainees within the Program Management Organization (AJM) at headquarters located in Washington, DC.

    As a student trainee, the incumbent will work with other professionals from various disciplines such as computer specialist, computer science, mathematics, air traffic controller, etc. The incumbent will possess knowledge of basic engineering concepts and communication skills sufficient to engage in engineering work for various groups in AJM. The incumbent will also be required to communicate information to various audiences through technical reports, notes, and briefings.

    Other features of the Pathways Internship Program

    APPOINTMENT - If selected, your appointment may not exceed a total of 120 days after graduation.

    AGREEMENT: All participants must sign a written Pathways Internship Agreement with the FAA that clearly identifies expectations of the appointment such as duties, length of appointment, work schedule, training, mentorship, etc.

    CONVERSION: Although it is not guaranteed, an intern may be converted from the Internship program to a permanent excepted service position without further competition after successful completion of the educational program (awarding of degree), completion of a minimum of 640 hours of career- related work, required training, mentorship, and other requirements in accordance with the intern's participant agreement.

    TERMINATION: Participation in this program may be terminated at any time.

    TRANSCRIPTS: MUST BE SUBMITTED. IF YOU DO NOT SUBMIT YOUR TRANSCRIPTS, YOUR APPLICATION WILL BE CONSIDERED INCOMPLETE AND WILL NOT BE GIVEN FURTHER CONSIDERATION.

    HOUSING: HOUSING IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE APPLICANT.

    Travel Required

    Not required - The job does not require any travel.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Student Program Eligibles - Students Currently Enrolled in an Accredited College or University

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/491496900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.