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    Summary

    Due to the Pandemic, and individual states with different phases of reopening, the selectee’s report date to the official duty station/facility may be delayed until such time as employees are allowed to report to the workplace. The person selected may telework up to the maximum extent possible, up to and including full time, until it is safe to relocate.

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    Responsibilities

    The Gateways 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 in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math (STEM). 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 an expected graduation beyond May 2022, to serve as a student trainee within the Information Technology, AIT Organization.

    The incumbent applies basic knowledge and limited experience while assisting in the test and evaluation of research into, computer science methods and techniques to store, manipulate, transfer or present information by means of computer systems in the National Airspace System (NAS). Incumbent assists in application of the theoretical foundations of computer science, including computer system architecture and system software organization to identify problems relating to NAS systems; assists in developing software systems using a knowledge of techniques, procedures, and processes such as operating system theory, data structures, computer systems, system architecture, software engineering, and computer communications.

    Other features of the Gateways Internship Program:

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

    AGREEMENT - All participants must sign a written Gateways 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

    Occasional travel - The job may require travel from time- to-time, but not on a regular basis. The travel may be for training or other work-related duties.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    NA

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/597764200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.