Job opening: Student Trainee (Clerical/Office Automation)
Salary: $16 - 19 per hour
Published at: Aug 09 2023
Employment Type: Part-time
For more information on the Department of Justice and the United States Attorneys' Offices, visit http://www.justice.gov/usao
This position is ideal for students who are able to work in our Boston office throughout the school year while maintaining at least a part-time class status each semester. FLEXIBLE SCHEDULE! Best suited for students with at least a full year remaining prior to graduation.
As needed, additional positions may be filled using this announcement.
If selected for this position, you will join a well-respected team located in the Administrative Division of the United States Attorney's Office, District of Massachusetts. Typical work assignments will include:
- You must be a United States Citizen or National.
- Initial appointment is conditioned upon a satisfactory pre-employment adjudication. This includes fingerprint, credit and tax checks, and drug testing. Continued employment is subject to a favorable adjudication of a background investigation
- You must be registered for Selective Service, if applicable.
- You must meet half-time student enrollment requirements.
- You must submit a transcript or proof of enrollment with your application.
- You must be at least 16 years of age or older.
- You must meet all qualification requirements upon the closing date of this announcement.
- If selected, you may be required to serve a trial period.
To be eligible for this internship ALL of the following requirements must be met:
Student Status: Definition of a student - applicant must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment in an accredited high school, technical or vocational school, two-year or four-year college or university, graduate/professional school, or certificate program equivalent to at least one academic year of full-time study (go to http://www.ed.gov/accreditation to verify accreditation status) pursuant to 5 CFR 362. You must be considered in good academic standings by the school. Individuals must be taking at least a half-time academic, vocational, or technical course load leading to a degree, diploma, or certificate. "Half-time" is defined by the school in which the student is enrolled.
Grade Point Average: You must have at least a 2.5 GPA.
Citizenship: Student Interns must be United States citizens or owe permanent allegiance to the United States. (Currently, natives of American Samoa, Swains Island and certain inhabitants of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands are the only groups that owe permanent allegiance to the United States.)Background Investigation: You must successfully complete a background investigation to determine your suitability for Federal employment.
Pathways Participant Agreement: All interns are required to sign the Participant Agreement.
Qualification requirements as outlined below.
A. At least three (3) months of general experience. General experience is defined as progressively responsible clerical, office, or other work that indicates the ability to perform the duties of a student trainee (clerical/office automation). Examples of general experience include: Answering an office telephone and referring calls to appropriate staff; filing material in alphabetical, numerical or chronological order; operating a copying machine and collating materials.
B. Graduated from high school or equivalent.
All academic degrees and coursework must be completed at an institution that has obtained accreditation or pre-accreditation status from an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. For a list of schools that meet this criteria, see http://www.ed.gov
Foreign Education Note:
You may use foreign education to meet qualification requirements if you send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency in with your transcript. It is your responsibility to timely provide such evidence by submitting proof of creditability of education as evaluated by a credentialing agency with your application materials. More information may be found at http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html
. All documentation must be in English or include an English translation.
- Address District of Massachusetts
1 Courthouse Way
Boston, MA 02210
- Name: Lizzette Ospina-Yemo
- Phone: (617) 748-3353
- Email: [email protected]