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AF Pathways Internship Program (Information Technology)
EGLIN AFB FL 32542
Category: Aerospace
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Job code: lhw-e0-89763304

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  Job posted:   Thu May 17, 2018
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AF Pathways Internship Program (Information Technology)
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### Summary
Are you looking for a unique internship opportunity to gain valuable work experience? An internship with the Department of the Air Force offers challenging work, and the satisfaction of knowing you've made a difference. We're offering you an exciting opportunity to gain "real world" experience as an Intern in the Pathways Program.
This is a Pathways Student Internship opportunity managed by the Force Renewal Program and centrally funded by the Air Force's Central Salary Account (CSA). The Internship offers valuable work experience directly related to your academic field of study. This is your opportunity to begin a successful Federal civilian career with the United States Air Force. As an Intern, you will be given the opportunity to gain the knowledge, skills and abilities needed to pursue a successful career with the US Air Force and upon completing your degree and meeting conversion eligibility requirements, be eligible for placement in a permanent position. However, it is important to remember that eligibility for conversion does not guarantee you will be offered a permanent position. The length of Internship is normally two years or when you complete your academic program and degree requirements.
**You may be non-competitively converted to a term or permanent appointment within the PALACE Acquire (PAQ)/Copper Cap (COP) or a similar Program.**
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### Responsibilities
This internship is to provide a learning opportunity for a student enrolled in a field of study relating to their career path, to enhance their future goals and improve their knowledge with work experience in a working environment.
Duties:
1. Performs selected tasks and phases of routine studies and projects that require application of basic occupational field theory and principles in the technical area of information technology.
2. Participate with senior personnel in conducting non-routine projects.
3. Provides assistance in planning, monitoring and conducting special studies, projects and initiatives.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities' (KSA)
* Knowledge of basic occupational theory, principles, concepts and practices in the technical area of information technology.
* Skill in applying basic occupational theory, principles, concepts and practices sufficient to perform student trainee assignments.
* Ability to follow instructions and guidance to complete assigned tasks and communicate information to others in oral or written format.
* Ability to analyze problems, identify significant factors, gather and interpret pertinent data and apply established rules and procedures in order to recommend effective solutions.
* Ability to learn and apply basic investigative techniques to accomplish work in the subject-matter field.
* Ability to gather and analyze basic facts, information and data and draw conclusions.
### Travel Required
Occasional travel - May be required to travel by military and/or civilian aircraft in the performance of official duties.
##### Supervisory status
No
##### Promotion Potential
04
### Who May Apply
#### This job is open to...
Students accepted for enrollment/or attending college in the local commuting area.
Questions? This job is open to 1 group.
* #### Job family (Series)
2299 Information Technology Student Trainee
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## Requirements
### Conditions of Employment
* Must meet suitability for Federal employment
* Be at least 16 years of age
* Enrolled at least half-time at a qualifying accredited institution
* Must sign a Participant Agreement and maintain a GPA of 2.95 or higher
* Drug testing may be required
* You must submit a copy of your transcripts and proof of enrollment
* You must submit a Resume
* Must be able to obtain and maintain an appropriate security clearance
**You must be a student currently enrolled in an accredited college or university:**
* Accepted for enrollment or are enrolled in an approved program
* Pursing a Baccalaureate Degree (Junior/Senior only), Graduate or Professional Degree
* Enrollment must be at least half-time course load as defined by the education institution (typically six hours or equivalent for undergraduate and three hours or equivalent for graduate)
* Have a good academic standing (no less than 2.95 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 grading scale)
* Meet the qualification standards of the position
* Must be at least 16 years of age
* A U.S. citizen or a national (resident of American Samoa or Swains Island). Non-citizens may be eligible for employment if:
* Permitted by the DoD Appropriation Act
* Eligible to work under U.S. immigration laws
**NOTE:** U.S. citizenship is required for a noncompetitive conversion to a permanent or term appointment with the Department of the Air Force.
*Applicants must meet requirements by the closing date of this announcement.*
### Qualifications
Please note: This is not a developmental opportunity, this position may be filled at the (IDENTIFY GRADE LEVELS BASED ON CFT RECRUITMENT STRATEGY), For example: GS-04, GS-05 grade level depending on applicant qualifications and organizational requirements. The individual selected for this position may be considered for promotion to a higher grade without further competition upon meeting all legal and regulatory/program requirements.
Applicant **must be seeking a degree** in computer science, information science, information systems management, mathematics, operations research, statistics, or technology management or degree that provided a minimum of 24 semester hours in one or more of the fields identified above and required the development or adaptation of applications, systems or networks.
**Air Force Qualification Standards**
**To qualify for a GS-04:** Completion of 2 academic years of post high school study or an associate's degree in a related field of study
**To qualify for a GS-05:** Completion of 4 academic years of post-high school study leading to a bachelor's degree or completion of 4 academic years of pre-professional study.
### Education
This position has an education requirement. You MUST provide transcripts to support your educational claims. Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
**FOREIGN EDUCATION:** Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.****
### Additional information
**Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, who are 18 but not yet 26 years old, must be registered with the selective service system (or have an exemption) to be eligible for federal employment.**** ****For additional information or to register, click******here******.**
**Employed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants)**: Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants. Click here for more information.
The entire period served under the Internship Program counts as the participant's trial period.
Interns may work part-time or full-time schedules.
Interns **may be**considered for noncompetitive conversion to a term or permanent appointment within 120 days of completion of degree requirements, if they meet the following:
1. A U.S. citizen
2. Successfully complete academic course of study with a GPA of at least 2.95 (GPA 3.1 for certain engineer positions)
3. Complete a minimum of 640 hours of work experience under the Internship Program
4. Meet the OPM Qualification requirements for the position the intern may be converted to
5. Maintain acceptable performance
"It is important to remember that eligibility for conversion does not guarantee the agency will offer conversion."
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### How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Applications will be evaluated against the Air Force unique qualification standard for student employment. Qualified candidates will be considered in accordance with the Office of Personnel Management Pathways Guidelines .
Veterans' Preference does apply in the recruitment and hiring procedures of Interns under the Pathways program. Selections made under this notice will be processed as new appointments to the civil service. Incomplete applications that do not include supporting documentation may be eliminated from consideration. Applicants, who disqualify themselves, in the occupational questionnaire, will not be evaluated further. Your application may not receive appropriate consideration without the required supporting documentation. Falsifying your background, education, and/or experience is cause for not hiring you or removal after hiring.
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### Background checks and security clearance
##### Security clearance
Secret
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## Required Documents
**What documents do I need to submit?**
The following documents are **Required** and **Must** be provided by the closing date of the announcement:
* Current Resume - For qualifications determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., HRS per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). Resumes that do not contain this information will be marked as insufficient and applicants may not receive consideration for this position.
* Transcripts (unofficial copies acceptable; however, if selected, official transcripts are required).
* Proof of enrollment/class registration
* Veteran's Preference documentation: DD 214, VA letter, SF 15 if claiming 10 point preference, if applicable and Online Application (Questionnaire),
**VETERANS AND ACTIVE DUTY SERVICE MEMBERS:** The appointing authorities for Veterans Recruitment Appointment (VRA), the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA), and 30 Percent or More Disabled Veterans, as well as all claims of veterans' preference for employment, require proof of active duty service. Proof of creditable active duty is usually demonstrated by submitting a DD214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, with your application. For active duty members who have not yet received a DD214, the Veterans Opportunity to Work (VOW) to Hire Heroes Act (5 U.S.C., Chapter 21, Section 2108a) allows you to furnish a "certification" of your active service. A "certification" is any written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions not later than 120 days after the date the "certification" is submitted. Agencies are required to accept, process, and grant tentative veterans' preference to those active duty service members who submit a certification along with their job application materials. The "certification" must be signed by, or by direction of, the adjutant, personnel officer, or commander of your unit or higher headquarters and must indicate when your terminal leave will begin (if applicable), your rank, dates of active duty service, the type of discharge and character of service (i.e. honorable). Your preference and/or appointment eligibility will be verified prior to appointment. If you are claiming veterans' preference for employment or are applying for consideration under the VRA, VEOA, or 30 Percent or More Disabled Veterans appointment authorities and fail to provide a DD214 or valid "certification" of service with your initial application, you will not be afforded veterans' preference and/or will be found ineligible for consideration. Military members may be appointed before the effective date of their military retirement/separation if member is on terminal leave.
To be considered, you must submit all required supporting documentation mentioned in this vacancy announcement, and all vacancy applications submitted electronically must be submitted and received by 11:59 pm ET on the closing date of this announcement. You are not required to submit official documents at this time; copies are acceptable.
#### 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.
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## 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.
**The Department of Defense offers an excellent benefits program**. In addition to your take-home pay, click here for an overview benefits currently offered to Federal employees.
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.
* How to Apply
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## How to Apply
To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
1. Your Résumé
2. A complete Occupational Questionnaire
3. Additional Required Documents (see Required Documents section below)
The complete Application Package **must** be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date of this announcement Thursday, May 17, 2018
Click here for more information on eligibility categories and the documentation requirements. You MUST have one or more listed eligibilities to be considered. Eligibility claims must be supported with required documentation submitted within each application package to be considered. Transfer and Reinstatement eligibles must provide their most current SF-50, AND SF-50 reflecting the highest grade held if different from your latest SF-50. **Air Force is not responsible for erroneous eligibilities you list or fail to list**
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 Online Questionnaire
**PLEASE NOTE:**It is the applicant's responsibility to verify that information entered, uploaded, (i.e., resume) is received, accurate and submitted by the closing date. You may verify your documents have been processed with your application package successfully by clicking here . Uploaded documents may take up to one hour to clear the virus scan. Faxed documents take 2-3 business days to process.
Human Resources **WILL NOT** modify or change any answers submitted by an applicant.
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### Agency contact information
### Civilian Force Renewal Branch
##### Phone
(800)525-0102
##### Email
AFCIVINTERN@US.AF.MIL
##### Address
AF Civilian Force Renewal and Development
550 C Street W
JBSA Randolph, TX
USA
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### Next steps
Electronic submission is the quickest and easiest option. Please ensure all submitted documents contain your full name, address, phone number and at least your last four digits of your social security number.
Applicants will be notified by USAJOBS when their application has been received. This notification does not imply that you have submitted all the necessary documentation for this announcement, so read the announcement carefully. (2) After the announcement closes, your application will be evaluated. If you are deemed "eligible" or "ineligible", you will receive an appropriate "Notice of Results". (3) If you are referred to the selecting official, you will receive a "Notice of Referral". If you are deemed eligible, but are not referred to the selecting official, you will receive a "Notice of Non-Referral". (4) If you are referred, but not selected, you will receive a "Disposition Letter" notifying you of the non-selection. If you are selected, you will receive a tentative offer of employment via email notification.
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* Fair & Transparent
## Fair & Transparent
The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.
### Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.
* Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for federal employees & job applicants
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### Reasonable Accommodation Policy
Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.
Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:
* An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
* An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
* An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.
You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.
Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodations or how to contact an agency.
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#### Legal and regulatory guidance
* Financial suitability
* Social security number request
* Privacy Act
* Signature and false statements
* Selective Service
* New employee probationary period
This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/499571100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.
*Open & closing dates:* 05/14/2018 to 05/17/2018
*Salary:* $29,356 to $42,702 per year
*Pay scale & grade:* GS 04
*Work schedule:* Full-Time - Full Time
*Appointment type:* Internships

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