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    This vacancy announcement will be open from October 18, 2019 to October 24, 2019 or when 50 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.

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    Bureau of Global Public Affairs (GPA) GPA brings a world-class, 21st century communications operation to the Department of State and is the result of the merger of the Bureaus of Public Affairs (PA) and International Information Programs (IIP). GPA seeks to advance U.S. foreign policy priorities through effective and consistent communication with audiences around the globe. GPA serves the American people by effectively communicating American foreign policy worldwide, informing domestic audiences about U.S. foreign policy priorities and the value of diplomacy, and engaging foreign publics to enhance their understanding and support for the United States, our values, and policies.

    As a Student Trainee (Public Affairs) GS-04, you will:

    • Applies a standardized body of rules and procedures to support and assist in drafting news releases on routine events of non-controversial subjects.
    • Respond to requests for factual information concerning agency public affairs programs, services or responsibilities.
    • Performs specific support tasks and procedures related to various aspects of public affairs programs involved in disseminating program information through multiple media.
    • Provides clerical support to public affairs specialists involved in one or more areas of community or media relations functions involving the activities of the agency.
    • Uses personal computers and software programs to extract, revise, or sort program information from files, records, or databases in support of public affairs or media relations activities and events.
    • Support informational needs of the agency's publics; and assists with the dissemination of information.
    • Perform other duties as assigned. 





    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/548806100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.