Student Volunteer Intern

Government Accountability Office


Job Description
SummaryThe U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) is an independent, nonpartisan agency that works for Congress. We accomplish our mission by providing objective and reliable information and analysis to the Congress, to federal agencies, and to the public, and recommending improvements, when appropriate, on a wide variety of issues to make government work better. This vacancy is for Student Volunteer Internship for Spring 2022, Summer 2022 and Fall 2022. Learn more about this agencyHelpOverviewAccepting applicationsOpen & closing dates02/07/2022 to 12/30/2022Salary$0 - $0 without compensationPay scale & gradeGS 00HelpLocationMany vacancies in the following location:Washington, DCTelework eligibleYes-as determined by the agency policy.Travel RequiredNot requiredRelocation expenses reimbursedNoAppointment typeTemporaryWork scheduleMultiple SchedulesServiceExceptedPromotion potentialNoneJob family (Series)0099 General Student TraineeSupervisory statusNoSecurity clearanceOtherDrug testNoAnnouncement numberHCO-22-11379632Control number635653600HelpThis job is open toStudentsCurrent students enrolled in accredited educational institutions from high school to graduate level. Includes internships, pathways and other student programs.Clarification from the agencyCurrent students enrolled in an accredited educational institution on a full or half-time basis.VideosHelpDutiesThe duties associated with this position will vary based on the team or office assignments. The following list is to provide applicants with a general overview of the duties and responsibilities.Plan and complete work assignments on time. Collect and analyze relevant information. Prepare quality documents. Communicate relevant and accurate information, clearly and concisely during formal or informal meetings. Collaborate with others to accomplish goals. Contribute to team efforts. Use various enterprise tools and technology to prepare and share documents. Provide essential support such as arranging meetings, taking notes, responding to routine inquires. HelpRequirementsConditions of EmploymentYou must be a U.S. Citizen You must be at least 16 years old Actively enrolled at least half-time in an accredited educational institution. Good academic standing Free from conflict of interest Must be able to pass a valid background check You may be required to sign a financial disclosure agreement. Continued enrollment in qualifying academic program for the duration of volunteer service.QualificationsIn addition to the Key Requirements listed in this vacancy announcement, the Student Volunteer must also posses the following qualities: Ability to work well in a team environmentAbility to communicate orally and in writing to a variety of audiencesExcellent interpersonal skillsAbility to organize a variety of assignments simultaneously to meet deadlines.A working knowledge of computer applications such as Microsoft: Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook. Note: If at any point during the internship (and for any reason) your status as a student changes to that of a non-student, your internship will be terminated.EducationAll applicants must submit their academic transcripts in order to be eligible. The transcripts may be unofficial or official and must show your status as a student, as well as support your educational claim. Student Status: Definition of a student- applicant must be enrolled in an accredited high school, technical or vocational school, two year or four year college or university, graduate or professional school. You must be considered in good academic standing. Individuals must be taking at least a half-time academic, vocational, or technical course leading to a degree, diploma, or certificate. "Half-time" is defined by the school in which the student is enrolled FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show 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 an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.Additional informationThis vacancy posting is a standing register that will be used to fill ongoing Student Intern Volunteer positions in a variety of offices. This posting does not guarantee selection. Student Volunteers may work during the school year and/or during summer or school vacation periods. The nature of the volunteer assignment as well as the work schedule will be established once on-board.Telework eligibility will be reassessed at the start date.This position does not offer salary, benefits, or conversion to permanent employment.Travel and relocation expenses related to this hiring process will not be paid.GAO reserves the right to discontinue the volunteer experience at any time.Individuals selected will be eligible to receive transit subsidy. REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION: GAO provides reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees (and interns) with disabilities. To request an accommodation, please email ReasonableAccommodations@gao.govThe U.S. Government Accountability Office's policy is to provide equal employment opportunity for all regardless of race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, or gender identity Below is the link to the GAO Mission Teams and Operation Teams to provide an overview of the mission of each: https://www.gao.gov/about/careers/our-teams We promote equal opportunity for all staff without regard to age, disability, ethnicity, gender, religion, or sexual orientation. GAO's success in embracing and leveraging the diversity of its employees is central to our mission of serving a diverse American population through its congressional representatives.Read moreHelpA 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. Opens in a new windowLearn more about federal benefits.Review our benefitsEligibility 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 You Will Be EvaluatedYou will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.Your application must show that all requirements are met, including education. You will be found "INELIGIBLE" or "NOT QUALIFIED" if you do not possess the minimum requirements described above. If your application is incomplete, you will be deemed ineligible. To preview questions, visithttps://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/11379632HelpA 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. Opens in a new windowLearn more about federal benefits.Review our benefitsEligibility 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.As a new or existing federal employee, you and your family may have access to a range of benefits. Your benefits depend on the type of position you have - whether you're a permanent, part-time, temporary or an intermittent employee. You may be eligible for the following benefits, however, check with your agency to make sure you're eligible under their policies.As a new or existing federal employee, you and your family may have access to a range of benefits. Your benefits depend on the type of position you have - whether you're a permanent, part-time, temporary or an intermittent employee. You may be eligible for the following benefits, however, check with your agency to make sure you're eligible under their policies.In addition to the electronic submission of your resume and completed vacancy questionnaire, you must submit the following: High School Students - High school report card that supports current proof of enrollment. If current proof of enrollment is not listed on the report card, you must submit proof of registered courses (screen shot) along with the high school report card.College/university and vocational/tech students - Transcripts (official or unofficial) that supports current proof of enrollment, semesters/quarters and number of hours completed. If current proof of enrollment is not listed on the transcripts, you must submit proof of registered courses (screen shot), enrollment from the college or university's registration system or official letter from Registrar's Office.If you are a first-year college student and do not yet have a transcript, you may submit proof of enrollment from the college or university's registration system or official letter from Registrar's Office.For minors age 16 or 17:If selected for a student volunteer position,you must also submit a work permit prior to coming onboard.If you are selected for a student volunteer position,you must provide a copy of your most recent report card and/or an Official transcripts on the day of your orientation or within 3 business days immediately following your orientation. These documents must show your current student status.Failure to meet the requirements or provide documentation as stated above may result in termination of your student volunteer internship.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 fromschools 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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