Pay Range
$34,183 - $44,434 Per Year
Full-time or Part-time
Job Grade
This is a non-temporary excepted appointment expected to last more than 1 year.
Apply By: 2018-04-16
Published: 1 month ago

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Job Summary

This vacancy announcement will be open from April 10, 2018 to April 16, 2018 or when 75 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.The Pathways Internship Program targets students accepted for enrollment or currently enrolled in a qualifying educational program in an accredited institution, on a full or half-time basis with paid opportunities to work in agencies and explore Federal careers while still in school.

Applicants must meet the definition of "student" in order to be considered for this opportunity.

Internship appointments under the Internship Experience Program (IEP) are non-temporary and can last the duration of the student's academic program.

This will be determined at the time of selection.

Interns may work full-time or part-time schedules.

At the successful conclusion of the program, interns may be eligible for non-competitive conversion to a Federal career or career-conditional position in the competitive service.

Conversions to the competitive service are not guaranteed.

Pathways candidates must meet the DOS qualification standards applicable to the position being filled.

All applicants must meet the qualifications by the closing date of this announcement.

Cumulative GPA of 2.0 at time of application and must maintain at least a 2.0 GPA throughout the entire Pathways Internship appointment;Degree does not have to be related to the position/series; however to be eligible, candidate must meet the OPM qualification standards for the position to which the Intern may be converted.Student means an individual accepted for enrollment or enrolled and seeking a degree (diploma, certificate, etc.) in a qualifying educational institution, on a full or half-time basis (as defined by the institution in which the student is enrolled), including awardees of the Harry S. Truman Foundation Scholarship Program under Public Law 93-842.

Students need not be in actual physical attendance, so long as all other requirements are met.

An individual who needs to complete less than the equivalent of half an academic/vocational or technical course-load immediately prior to graduating is still considered a student for purposes of this Program.


Applicants applying for the GS-04 grade level must have an associates degree or have successfully completed 2 academic year of post-high school study (minimum of 60 Semester Hours or 90 Quarter hours earned) AND must be currently enrolled or accepted to a qualifying degree or certificate program.

Pay Plan
General Schedule (Ch. 51, 5 U.S.C.).
Travel Requirement
Occasional Travel
Security Clearance
Who May Apply
U.S. Citizens who are Students Accepted for Enrollment During the Current or Next Upcoming Semester in a Degree-seeking Program (diploma, certificate, etc.) in an Accredited/Qualifying Educational Institution, on a Full or Half-time Basis with a projected graduation date on or after JANUARY 2019.
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