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    These positions will be filled in the Excepted Service under the Department of Justice Pathways Internship Program (Tax Division). The program is designed to provide students currently enrolled in a wide variety of educational institutions (undergraduate to graduate college level) with opportunities to work and get paid while exploring federal careers.

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    Responsibilities

    Please Note: This vacancy is limited to the first 200 applications received and will close at 11:59 p.m. EST on the day we receive the 200th application, or the vacancy will close at 11:59 p.m. EST on the closing date, whichever comes first.

    As a Student Trainee (Administrative Support/OA), you will work with attorneys and support staff assisting with a variety of administrative and clerical duties. These duties may include creating and maintaining electronic and paper files, answering phones, receiving visitors, assembling materials for litigation purposes, assisting with incoming and outgoing mail, and copying or scanning documents.

    This is a student work opportunity during the academic school year. Selected candidates could begin working during the winter break as long as they are enrolled in a qualifying program for the Spring 2019 term. Students employed during the Spring 2019 semester may continue to work during the summer as long as they are enrolled in a qualifying program for the Fall 2019 term.

    Students may work a part-time tour of duty (up to 32 hours per week) while school is in session and full-time (depending upon the needs of the agency) during vacation periods or whenever the school is officially closed.

    Pathways students are not eligible for promotion, therefore current Student Interns are encouraged to apply for consideration for a higher grade level.

    The candidates selected to fill the positions will be required to complete a Participant Agreement which defines the requirements of the program, including an anticipated date for completing educational requirements. For more information about the Pathways Internship program please visit: https://www.usajobs.gov/StudentAndGrads

    Note: Interns are appointed in the Excepted Service to positions Not-to-Exceed (NTE) 1 year under legal authority Schedule D 213.3402(a). The positions may be extended at the Tax Division's discretion as long as the intern continues to meet the eligibility requirements. Once degree requirements have been met, the intern is no longer eligible for the program and the appointment is terminated.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    5

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/518208700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.