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    This position is located in the Washington Headquarters Services (WHS), Human Resources Directorate, Diversity, Disability and Recruitment Division. The employee will be supporting agencies serviced by WHS and the Office of the Secretary of Defense(OSD).

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    The purpose of the position is to serve as a Post-Secondary Student or Recent Graduate in the Washington Headquarters Services(WHS), Special Employment Programs. The WHS Special Employment Programs are planned, progressive educational programs that provide for the integration of a student's academic studies and federal work experience with the potential of noncompetitive conversion into the federal career service. Work assignments are designed to permit the knowledge acquired through education/ training to be applied to particular work situations as set forth in the Participant Agreement and/or Individual Development Plan(IDP). The incumbent completes on-the-job training and/or self-development.

    This is a Direct Hire Public Notice, under this recruitment, applications will be accepted for each location and/or installation identified in this Public Notice and selections are made for vacancies as they occur. There may or may not be actual/projected vacancies at the time you submit your application.

    This Public Notice will be used to fill part-time (24 hours per week) and/or full-time (40 hours per week) direct hire positions.

    This Public Notice is to gather applications which may or may not result in a referral or selection.

    Please read this Public Notice in its entirety prior to submitting your application for consideration.

    Your typical work assignments may include the following:

    • Conduct research and provide support to higher specialist on foreign affairs issued associated with specific functional area(s) to include but not limited to geographic areas, national security, international security, security affairs, special operations, strategic affairs; Congressional, Policy, DoD and USG interagency processes; and defense resource and planning activities
    • Assist with research coordination, analysis and evaluation of assigned projects
    • Prepare reports documenting issues and develop and communicate options and recommendations to peers, colleagues, supervisors, and leadership
    • Provide analysis of policy, strategy, concept, and program issues, force posture alternatives, and implications of changes to the international environment and defense programs

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0130 Foreign Affairs

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/564442700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.