Pathways Intern U.S. Federal Government - Aurora, CO4.3 Full-time$30,000 - $38,000 a year Benefits * Life Insurance * Health Insurance Duties Summary Location: This position is located in the Aurora, CO District Office at 14280 E. Jewell Ave., Suite 250; Aurora, CO 80012 Tour of Duty: Full-time, Part-time Responsibilities INTERNSHIP PROGRAM ELIGIBILITY Students must be: at least 16 years old (minors under the age of 18 must submit a work permit if selected) enrolled in or accepted for enrollment and seeking a degree (diploma, certificate, etc.) in a qualifying educational institution be in good academic standing have a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 as documented on the most recent grade report carry at least a half-time course load as defined by the education institution (may carry less than half-time in the term immediately prior to graduating) Travel Required Not required Supervisory status No Promotion Potential 3 Job family (Series) 0099 General Student Trainee Requirements Requirements Conditions of Employment U.S. Citizenship required. Must be enrolled in a qualifying educational institution. Must be in good academic standing. Current grade report must show a GPA of 2.5 or higher. Security and/or background investigation required. Job offers are contingent on background / security investigation results. Selectees are required to serve a trial period. Relocation expenses will not be paid. Selective Service Registration, if applicable (www.sss.gov). All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement. Program participant(s) are placed on excepted service appointments for an initial period not-to-exceed 1 year. Appointments may be extended. Qualifications All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement. To qualify for the Program, applicants must be a student currently enrolled or accepted for enrollment and seeking a degree, diploma, or certificate in a qualifying educational institution or program (including awardees of the Harry S. Truman Foundation Scholarship Program) on a full or half-time basis as defined by the institution in which the student is enrolled. Proof of education must be submitted with your application package and received by the closing date of the announcement. Candidates must meet the basic qualification requirements for the positions being filled, including any positive education requirements and/or selective placement factors. For GS-3: Completion of 1 academic year of post-high school study. Education Providing Proof of Education or Substituting Education For information on providing proof of education or substituting for experience, visit https ://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=GS-CSST Submit a copy of your transcripts that includes your name, the name of the educational institution, course title(s), number of credits, grade, and date of completion. Unofficial transcripts or screenshots of electronic/web transcripts with the required information will be accepted at the time of application. You must submit your transcripts according to the application submission details of this announcement. Documents will not be accepted via email or regular mail. Applicants selected for the position must provide an official transcript(s) prior to being appointed. Foreign Education: If your transcripts show education completed in foreign colleges or universities, you must also provide documentation that the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in a conventional/accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. Additional information Selective Service : If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. See www.sss.gov . Additional selections may be made for this vacancy six months from the closing date of this announcement. Program participants serving on appointments for 1 year or less are generally ineligible for coverage under the Federal Employees Retirement System and unable to participate in the Federal Employees Group Life Insurance program, and the Thrift Savings Program. Participants serving on appointments for more than 90 days may be eligible for coverage under the Federal Employees Health Benefits program. How You Will Be Evaluated You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above. The evaluation you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire. Your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses to the occupational questionnaire, which is designed to capture the desired competencies for this position. Please make sure you answer all questions and follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your evaluation. The questionnaire takes approximately 15 minutes to complete. To preview the questions, click the following link: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10519553 Applicants will be evaluated for basic eligibility only. The evaluation you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire. Your resume and supporting documentation may be compared to your responses to the occupational questionnaire, which is designed to capture the qualification requirements for this position. Please make sure you answer all questions and follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your evaluation. Qualified applicants will be placed in categories according to veterans' preference status: 10-point preference eligible veterans with a compensable service-connected disability rating of 10 percent or more; Other 10-point preference eligible veterans 5-point preference eligible veterans Veterans eligible for Sole Survivorship Preference All other applicants Background checks and security clearance Security clearance Not Required Drug test required No Required Documents Required Documents You must submit supporting documentation by the closing date of the vacancy announcement to qualify for the Internship Program and claim certain types of preference. RESUME: All applicants must submit a resume showing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates of employment, and duties performed. PROOF OF EDUCATION: Please see Qualifications and Education sections for details. VETERANS' PREFERENCE: If you are claiming veterans' preference under you must submit a copy of your military discharge certificate (DD 214 member 4 copy) or an official statement of service from your command if you are currently on active duty. To be acceptable, the document must show Character of Service. If you are claiming 10-point veterans' preference based on a service-connected disability, you must also submit an Application for 10-Point Veterans' Preference (SF 15) and the required documentation specified on the reverse of the SF-15. Applicants claiming derived preference must submit the SF-15 and the required documentation specified on the reverse of the SF 15. Preference will be granted based on the documents received. For more information visit the Vet Guide . IMPORTANT NOTICE TO VETERANS : The Office of Personnel Management has published the end date for Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) as August 31, 2010. To receive veterans' preference for service during the Enduring Freedom/Iraqi Freedom era, you must have served for more than 180 days between September 11, 2001 and August 31, 2010 OR be in receipt of a campaign badge or expeditionary medal. The updated CFR language is available here . Other qualifying eligibility for preference (e.g., disability) remains unchanged. If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements: Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education . Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating. Benefits Benefits A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits . Review our benefits Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.