Student Trainee (Biology) (Pathways)

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Department of Defense - Dept. of the Army
Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.
Student Interns will work a full-time schedule during summer break and other breaks in the school year. When a student intern is in school, they will work a part-time schedule of approximately 20 hours per week to accommodate the students' school schedule.
The intern positions may be located at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson in Anchorage, the Fairbanks Field Office, or the Kenai Peninsula field office.
The advertised salary does not include the current rate of 5.57 % tax free Cost of Living Allowance (COLA) for duty locations of Anchorage or Fairbanks,
or the 7.18% tax free Cost of Living Allowance (COLA) for the Kenai area. The advertised salary does include the current 24.69% locality payment authorized for Alaska.
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Position(s) will be filled under the Department of the Army Pathways Intern Program.
The Department of the Army Pathways Internship Program is designed to provide students currently enrolled in a wide variety of educational institutions, from high school to graduate level, with opportunities to work and get paid while exploring federal careers through a job with the Department of Army.
The Department of the Army Pathways Interns may be converted to a permanent position within 120 days of successful completion of the program.
To be eligible for conversion to a permanent or term position, Interns must:
Be a U.S. Citizen
Complete at least 640 hours of work experience acquired through the Internship Program
Complete their degree or certificate requirements
Meet the Office of Personnel Management's 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 as documented through performance evaluations and/or completion of an Individual Development Plan (IDP)
To learn more about the Pathways Internship Program, please visit: the Internship Program page on the Office of Personnel Management's website.
Who May Apply:
Department of the Army Internship Program Eligibles
Positions are open to current students in an accredited high school, college (including 4-year colleges/universities,
colleges, and junior colleges); professional, technical, vocational, and trade school; advanced degree programs; or other qualifying educational institution pursuing a qualifying degree or certificate.
Job Title: Student Trainee (Biology) (Pathways)
Department: Department of the Army
Agency: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Job Announcement Number: WTEV 5910PI
SALARY RANGE: $27,504.00 to $40,135.00 / Per Year
OPEN PERIOD: Saturday, March 01, 2014 to Friday, March 14, 2014
SERIES & GRADE: GS-0499-03/04
POSITION INFORMATION: Multiple Schedules - Internships
DUTY LOCATIONS: Few vacancies in the following location(s):
WHO MAY APPLY: Student/Internship Program Eligibles

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