Af pathways internship (human resources management)

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Department of Defense - Dept. of the Air Force
Student/Internship Program Eligibles Internships Multiple Schedules
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. 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.
This position is located with AFPC/DPIDO; however, this announcement may also be used to fill other positions at Hill AFB
3-Month Register: This announcement will result in a 3-Month register (list of eligible candidates) that may be used to fill like vacancies for 3 Months after the closing date. Applicants may be referred for consideration as vacancies occur.
You must reside in the local commuting area of the position being filled. (Within 50 miles of Hill Air Force Base, Utah) Ensure that the address on your r sum reflects where you are residing.
WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED: Students Enrolled or accepted for enrollment in a qualifying educational program.
REQUIRED DOCUMENTS must be submitted with your application package in order to be considered for this position.
1. Online Application (Occupational Questionnaire)
2. R sum , for each block of work experience you must include month/year (starting/ending dates), salary, hours per week, job title, supervisor's name/phone number (may we contact? yes/no).
3. Transcripts & proof of enrollment or acceptance for enrollment as a degree seeking student at an accredited college or university, carrying at least half-time course load as defined by your school, and in good academic standing as defined by your school. Acceptable forms of documentation are: Official or unofficial academic transcripts, proof of enrollment on school letterhead stating your major field of study, current grade report and/or class schedule.
4. Veterans , if you are a veteran with preference you must submit a copy of your DD-214 (a copy stating character of service; Service-2, Service-7, Member-4, or etc.). If not separated you may provide a Statement of Service or memo from your Military Personnel Office that includes your "character of service". In addition, if claiming 10-point preference, you will need to submit a current VA letter dated 1991 or later stating your overall/combined percent of disability and a Standard Form (SF) 15 "Application for 10-point Veterans' Preference". For more information on veterans' preference see .
Students enrolled or accepted for enrollment (see REQUIREMENTS below) Suitable for Federal employment as determined by background investigation Be at least 16 years of age You may be required to obtain and maintain a security clearance Must be registered for Selective Service, see Other Information below PCS expenses if authorized will be paid IAW JTR and Air Force Regulations
As a Student Trainee (Human Resources Management), GS-0299-04 /05, in the Pathways Program you will work with and serve as a Human Resources Specialist assisting with staffing clerk duties of a routine nature. You will work with higher graded Human Resources Specialists working on a variety of issues involving recruitment and placement. You will also:
Gain experience in planning, developing and carrying out the full range of recruitment, placement, and related management advisory services for assigned organizations.
Work under close supervision, usually carrying out tasks at the specific direction of a higher grade specialist.
Complete all required on-the-job training, minimum of 640 hours, before or concurrently with education requirements.
Air Force Qualification Standards: Internship positions maybe filled at GS-04 or GS-05 levels dependent upon verification of education qualification requirements (Below).
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 all requirements for a bachelor's degree or equivalent degree. NOTE An academic year of undergraduate education is defined as 30 semester hours, 45 quarter hours, or a minimum of 36 weeks at an accredited busness, technical, vocational, or qualifying educational institution for at least 20 classroom hours per week. Pre-professional study is academic study, credentialing, or training beyond the post-baccalaureate level that prepares the individual to practice a specific profession. Examples include Juris Doctor, Master of Science in Social Work, or Doctor of Pharmacy.
Applicants must meet requirements by the closing date of this announcement, Tuesday, August 19, 2014
You _MUST_ provide transcripts to support _ALL_ your educational claims. Unofficial transcripts on college letterhead are acceptable. Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Applicants can verify accreditation at the following . NOTE One semester is defined as 15 credit hours. One year of education is defined as two semesters (30 credit hours).
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.
Only education obtained by the closing date of this announcement will be considered.
You must be a student currently enrolled or accepted for enrollment in an accredited college or university. Your major field of study must be related to the work of a Student Trainee (Human Resources Management) GS-0299 position.
Accepted for enrollment or are enrolled in an approved program.
Pursuing a Baccalaureate Degree in any field of study related to the position.
Enrollment must be at least half-time course load as defined by the education institution (typically six hours or equivalent).
Maintain good academic standing (typically no less than 2.0 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 grading scale).
A U.S. citizen or a national (resident of American Samoa or Swains Island). Non-citizens may be eligible for employment if:
1. Permitted by the DoD Appropriation Act
2. 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.
You will be evaluated based on the information provided in your resume and responses to the Occupational Questionnaire. 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 applies in the recruitment and hiring procedures for Interns under the Pathways program.
IF APPLICABLE: Military service member's "Statement of Service" will be accepted up to 120 days prior to separation date IF a terminal leave form or DD-214 cannot be provided. The "Statement of Service" 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, your rank, dates of active duty service, the Type of Discharge and Character of Service (i.e. honorable).
To determine if you are qualified for this position, your resume will be reviewed and compared to your responses to the assessment questionnaire. Applicants, who disqualify themselves, will not be evaluated further.
To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
1. Your R sum
2. A complete Occupational Questionnaire
3. Additional Documents (see Documents to Submit section below)
The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (Eastern) on Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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 fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, click here for the required cover page. This Vacancy ID is 1187274. Fax your documents to .
If you cannot apply online:
1. Click the following link to view and print the questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire
2. OPM Form 1203-FX must be provided to show your responses to the occupational questionnaire. The numbering sequence on the OPM Form 1203-FX will not match the Occupational Questionnaire. Section 25 of the Occupational Questionnaire restarts with number one, so when entering your responses please continue regardless of number sequence. This issue has been identified and will be resolved as soon as possible. Applicants are responsible for ensuring their responses are transferred accurately. Click here for the OPM Form 1203-FX., and
3. Fax all required documents to . Your OPM Form 1203-FX will be the cover page for your fax transmission.
PLEASE NOTE: It is the applicant's responsibility to verify that information entered, uploaded, or faxed (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.
QUESTIONS: Any questions concerning this announcement may be addressed to Kellie Roe , KELLIE. . The subject line of your email must indicate the announcement number only (i.e., 8L-Hill-1187274-160410-KRO). Email inquiries are to address specific questions concerning this announcement. General inquiries unrelated to a specific announcement will not receive a response. Responses to inquiries will generally be returned within 2 business days.
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. After the announcement closes, your application will be evaluated. If you are deemed "eligible" or "ineligible", you will receive an appropriate "Notice of Results". Then if you are referred to the selecting official at this time, you will also receive a "Notice of Referral". If you are deemed eligible, but are not referred to the selecting official at this time, you will receive a "Notice of Non-Referral". 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.
Non-referral notices are not issued for Standing Register vacancies.
The Department of Defense offers an excellent benefits program . In addition to your take-home pay, click here for an overview of benefits currently offered to Federal employees.
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 .
OTHER SIGNIFICANT FACTS: 1. Interns must sign a Participant Agreement
SECURITY CLEARANCE: Incumbent must be able to obtain and maintain an appropriate levelsecurity clearance as a condition of employment.
PHYSICAL EFFORT: The work is primarily sedentary.
WORKING CONDITIONS: The work is usually performed in an office setting.
The entire period served under the Pathways Program counts as the participant's trial period.
Interns __may be__ considered for noncompetitive conversion to a term or permanent appointment within 120 days of completion of educational program requirements, if they meet the following:
1. U.S. Citizenship
2. Successful completion of academic course of study, degree, diploma, etc.
3. Completion of 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. Receive a favorable recommendation by an official of the agency
It is important to remember that eligibility for conversion does not guarantee the agency will offer conversion.
Current Federal Civilian employees may apply for temporary and term positions and if selected, a break in service of more than three (3) calendar days may be required prior to appointment to the position.
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.
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Direct Deposit: All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choosing.
90-DAY REGISTER: This announcement may result in a 90-day register that may be used to fill like vacancies for 90 days after the closing date. Applicants may be referred for consideration as vacancies occur.

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