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    This is an opportunity under the Internship Program component of the Pathways Programs. The Internship Program provides students enrolled in high schools, colleges, trade schools and other qualifying educational institutions with paid opportunities to work in agencies and explore Federal careers while completing their education. Veteran's Preference will be applied in filling positions under the Pathways Programs.

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    National Science Foundation is seeking an Student Trainee (Administrative Support Assistant). Specific duties include the following:

    • Receives visitors and screens phone calls.
    • Sorts and distributes mail.
    • Receives, controls, and tracks all correspondence and documents.
    • Serves as a liaison with other NSF organizations when setting schedules, coordinating activities, and obtaining and providing information.
    • Assists with managing calendars, scheduling appointments and making arrangements for meetings.
    • Establishes, organizes, and maintains files.
    • Creates, maintains, and distributes documents and records.
    • Assists with preparation of purchase orders and requisitions.
    • Assists in coordinating equipment and telephone repairs.
    • Assists with providing logistical support for committee meetings.
    • Prepares travel authorizations and expense reports.
    • Obtains hotel and transportation reservations.
    • Prepares Guest Travel documents.


    • Computer Skills
    • Hardware
    • Customer Service
    • Written Communication
    • Attention to Detail
    • Flexibility
    • Interpersonal Skills

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential

    None - Position is temporary not to exceed 1 year.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/548467900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.