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    Summary

    This position is located in the Department of Labor/Women's Bureau (WB) and will service the Regions.  WB develops policies and standards and conducts inquiries to safeguard the interests of working women; advocates for their equality and economic security for themselves and their families and promotes quality work environments. 

    The entire duration of the internship constitutes a trial period.

    This position is inside the bargaining unit.

    Amended to provide clarification to qualifications.

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    Responsibilities

    The students selected for these opportunities will work with Women's Bureau professionals performing duties and will learn how the Women's Bureau addresses specific public policy issues as a Student Trainee (Program Analyst).

    The incumbent for the GS-0399-03 will assist higher graded analysts in research, policy analysis, advocacy and grant making and/or educational and outreach initiatives.  Provides various office support. 

    The incumbents will serve in a developmental capacity as a Student Trainee Program Analyst, GS-0399-03/04, to perform the following duties.  Duties and responsibilities are essentially the same as the target position, GS-0399-05, except for the major differences involving the incumbent's supervisory controls, guidelines and complexity in day-today assignments.  

    Provides support to higher-grade analysts and the supervisor in carrying out program functions such as: research on topics such as the gender pay gap, the care economy-paid leave and childcare and issues of occupational segregation.  Conducting outreach to community based organizations, governmental and nongovernmental groups, and other stakeholders advocating on behalf of working women. Work with regional managers and staff to identify issues of concern to working women that are regionally/state specific.  Managing and updating regional and national office contacts in salesforce; and checking data for completeness, validity, consistency and correcting erroneous data.  

    Within the assigned basic project/program scope, the incumbent assists in planning and organizing activities necessary to support WB program initiatives.  In coordination with staff and/or project team members, the incumbent carries out specific tasks utilizing basic research and information gathering methods, techniques, and procedures. Researches and analyze legal and regulatory documents to obtain factual information and/or interpretation for use by the supervisor and/or co-workers. Assists with communications, outreach and event planning activities. Develops written products and materials such as briefing and background papers, fact sheets, memos, talking points and information for digital media.

    Assists with planning digital outreach programs (i.e. managing registration,  setting up the evite, vetting speakers, managing logistics) and other outreach and digital communications activities to include social media. Attend and takes notes during virtual meetings, conferences, listening sessions, roundtable discussions, and preparing agendas, and briefing documents. Assists in the preparation of presentations and talking points, blogs, twitter messages. Develops state profiles highlighting working women statistics in each state of the region internship is based.

    Assists supervisor and staff members in the formulation of milestones, goals, target dates and requirements to evaluate/analyze various aspects of projects/programs.  Assists in monitoring status of accomplishment against established schedules and on occasion is tasked to identify anticipated problem areas and initiate simple corrective actions.

    Performs office support duties (i.e. drafting correspondence, answering phones, etc.), as needed.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    05 - Student Interns have promotion potential to GS-05.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/601803900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.