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Don pathways internship program - student trainee (general engineer)

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Individuals currently accepted for enrollment OR currently enrolled in a qualifying educational institution on a full or half-time basis. Internships Full Time The Navy and Marine Corps team offers innovative, exciting and meaningful work linking military and civilian talents to achieve our mission and safeguard our freedoms. Department of the Navy provides competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, and extensive professional development and training. From pipefitters to accountants, scientists to engineers, doctors to nurses-the careers and opportunities to make a difference are endless. Civilian careers-where purpose and patriotism unite!
This is a student internship appointment located at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The internship program is designed to prepare students for a professional engineering career. The Student Trainee will perform work of limited difficulty and complexity similar to that of other personnel of the same grade level.
Upon completion of requirements for graduation and successful completion of the internship, the appointee may become eligible for non-competitive conversion, at the agency's discretion, to a term or permanent position in the competitive service.
Salary will be increased by the applicable cost-of-living allowance (COLA), which is subject to change without notice.
PLEASE NOTE:
All intern assignments are located at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard in Hawaii and may be during summer, normal school vacation periods, and/or during the school year. Selectees will be responsible for relocation and living expenses while in Hawaii during the work period. _No relocation, housing, or other expenses will be provided/paid._
These positions require a Security Clearance. All selectees must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance throughout the assignment period.
Applicants should provide their latest unofficial transcript with their resume.
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Suitable for Federal employment as determined by background investigation. You must obtain and maintain a security clearance. Must be accepted for enrollment or enrolled in school. Must be registered for Selective Service, see Legal and Regulatory Guidance Must be 18 years of age or older.
The Pathways Intern Program is a work experience that provides an opportunity for college students to pursue work that is relevant and beneficial to their academic studies. Trainees will adopt theory and practices of Engineering to the assignments and justify approaches taken, methodology, and conclusions to other members of the team or the supervisor. Assignments are part of a project and may involve developing information from a variety of sources.
The Pathways Intern program is an excellent opportunity for students to get an interesting, real-world experience in the field of engineering while contributing to the defense of our nation.
_QUALIFICATIONS:_
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_For the GS-04:_
You must have successfully completed at least 2 full academic years of post-high school study or successfully completed an Associate's degree within 9 months of the closing date of the job announcement.
_For the GS-05:_
You must have successfully completed 4 academic years of post-high school study leading to a Bachelor's degree or equivalent degree within 9 months of the closing date of this job announcement.
This position has Conditions of Employment . Applicants that do not meet these Conditions of Employment will be found ineligible for this position. The conditions of Employment are :
United States citizenship.
AND
18 years of are or older.
This position has a Selective Placement Factor (screen-out) which will be used to determine minimum qualifications for this position. Applicants not possessing this Selective Placement Factor will be found ineligible for this position. The Selective Placement Factor is : Currently enrolled or accepted for enrollment in a post-high school engineering program to pursue a Bachelor's degree or higher degree in a discipline of Engineering.
This position has a Quality Ranking Factor that will be used to differentiate best qualified candidates. The Quality Ranking Factor is : A cumulative college grade point average of 2.7 or better prior to entrance on duty.
_ELIGIBILITY:_
You are eligible if you are currently accepted for enrollment or enrolled in an accredited high school, college (including 4-year colleges/universities, community colleges, and junior colleges); professional, technical, vocational, and trade school; advanced degree programs; or other qualifying educational institution pursuing a qualifying degree or certificate.
As part of the application process, you must complete and submit an occupational questionnaire. To preview this questionnaire and determine if your experience matches the skills required for this position, click the following link: View Assessment Questions.
_PROGRAM COMPLETION AND CONVERSION:_
Interns may be converted to a permanent position (or, in some limited circumstances, to a term position lasting 1-4 years) within 120 days of successful completion of the program.
To be eligible for conversion, Interns must:
Be a US Citizen
Complete at least 640 hours of work experience acquired through the Internship Program
Complete their degree or certificate requirements
Meet the qualification standards for the position to which the Intern will be converted
Meet agency-specific requirements as specified in the Participant's Agreement, and
Perform their job successfully
Agencies may waive up to 320 of the required 640 hours of work for Interns who demonstrate high potential as evidenced by outstanding academic achievement and exceptional job performance.
In addition, students working in agencies through third-party intern providers may count up to 320 of the hours they work toward the 640 hour requirement.
Time spent under previous Internship Program appointments may count towards required work experience hours.
_QUALIFYING EDUCATION:_
1) A high school whose curriculum has been approved by a State or local governing body, or a home-school curriculum that has been approved by such a body or a State; and
2) Any of the following educational institutions or curricula that have been accredited by an accrediting body recognized by the secretary of the U.S. Department of Education:
(i) A technical or vocational school;
(ii) A 2-year or 4-year college or university;
(iii) A graduate or professional school (e.g., law school, medical school); or
(iv) A home-school curriculum
Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the qualification requirements, if the applicant can provide documentation indicating that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. It is the responsibility of the applicant to provide such evidence when applying. For further information, please
Selectee is required to participate in the Department of Defense direct deposit of pay program.
A security clearance is a requirement of this position. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a position offer or removal. If you possess a security clearance, please indicate the level and termination date in your resume.
Selectee will be required to successfully complete a pre-appointment physical examination.
You will be rated on the extent and quality of your education and training relevant to the duties of the position based on the information provided in your resume, responses to the _Occupational Questionnaire_ , and your supporting documentation, to determineyour ability to demonstrate the following knowledge, skills and abilities/competencies:
Academics
NOTE: If it is determined that you have rated yourself higher than is supported in your description of experience and/or education as described in your resume/application package, or that your resume or application package is incomplete, you may be rated ineligible, not qualified, or your score may be lowered.
To begin the process, click the _Apply Online_ button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the occupational questionnaire. Please ensure you click the _Submit My Answers_ button at the end of the process.
To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
Complete Resume.
Complete Assessment Questionnaire. _View Occupational Questionnaire_.
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Veterans' Preference Documents
Other supporting documentation as required. Please see the "_REQUIRED DOCUMENTS"_ section and print out the applicant checklist. The applicant checklist will assist you in determining what documents you need submit.
Your complete application (resume, assessment questionnaire, and all supporting documents) must be submitted by 11:59 pm Eastern Standard Time (EST) on _Wednesday, December 03, 2014_. Please follow all instructions carefully as missing application information will not be requested.
If more than one resume is received, only the last resume received and processed will be reviewed.
If you upload your documents, _do not fax_ the same documents.
Note: To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account: select Application Status, and click on the more information link under the application status for this position.
If you are unable to apply online or unable to upload your supporting documents follow the directions located at:
This Vacancy ID is _1260924_.
It is the applicant's responsibility to verify that all information in their resume and documents, whether uploaded or faxed, are received, legible, and accurate. HR will not modify answers/documents submitted by an applicant.
The documents you are required to submit vary for each individual. We recommend that you print a copy of this application checklist for reference while completing your application package. The link to the applicant checklist below will assist you in determining which documents you need to submit for this vacancy:
Please read and follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment. Missing application information will not be requested.
Failure to submit a complete application package (Current resume, assessment questionnaire and applicable required documents, as noted in applicant checklist)may result in an ineligible rating and loss of consideration.
When the application process is complete, your application will be reviewed to determine if you meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement. You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume and responses to the occupational questionnaire, along with your supporting documentation to determine your level of knowledge, skill, and ability, related to the job requirements.
Best qualified applicants will be referred to the hiring manager. Best qualified applicants with veterans' preference are entitled to initial selection consideration. If there are a sufficient number of best qualified applicants with veterans' preference, only those veterans will be referred to the hiring manager. The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews, and once the selection is made, you will receive a notification of the decision.
Best qualifying experience is defined as : _Currently enrolled, accepted for enrollment, or expect to enroll in a post-high school program to pursue a Bachelor's degree or higher degree in a discipline of Engineering._
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May be noncompetitively converted to a term or permanent competitive service position.
Must be a United States citizen to be eligible for noncompetitive conversion to the competitive service.
Under the Pathways Internship program this position has promotion potential to the GS-05 grade level. You may be noncompetitively promoted after meeting all regulatory requirements, and upon the recommendation of management. Promotion is neither implied nor guaranteed.
Applicants claiming veteran's preference must submit a copy of their DD214, Report of Separation from Active Duty.
This announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.
May be promoted or reassigned.
Recruitment incentives may or may not be authorized.
A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments.
The Department of the Navy uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, .
_Federal Annuitant Information: _
The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants. Policy information may be found at:
_Veteran's Preference Information:_

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