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Job opening: Pathways Internship Student Trainee (Physical Scientist) NTE 180 days

Salary: $44 180 - 87 024 per year
City: Chicago
Published at: Mar 11 2024
Employment Type: Intermittent
Click on "Learn more about this agency" button below to view Eligibilities being considered and other IMPORTANT information. Pathways is an Excepted Service Appointment, Schedule D, 5 CFR Part 362, and may NOT be combined with other Excepted Service Appointments (e.g., Schedule A). For additional information regarding the Pathways Program, please refer to: Students & Recent Graduates on USAJOBS. WHERE CAN I FIND OUT MORE ABOUT OTHER IRS CAREERS? Visit us on the web at www.jobs.irs.gov


In order to qualify, you must first meet IRS Internship Program eligibility: You must be enrolled on at least a half-time basis, or accepted for enrollment, and seeking a degree (diploma, certificate, etc.) in a qualifying educational institution; have at least a cumulative (overall) 2.0 grade point average or higher on a 4.0 scale; remain in good academic standing. Secondly, you must meet any basic requirements of the position and the experience requirements described in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions, Pathways Internship Positions. The IRS Internship Program offers IRS employees who are current students with an opportunity to work and explore new careers. You must meet the definition of a student during the duration of your internship as follows: An individual accepted for enrollment or enrolled and seeking a qualifying degree or certificate from one of the following:



Federal experience is not required. The experience may have been gained in the public sector, private sector or Volunteer Service. One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-timework is considered on a prorated basis. To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week, on your resume. PATHWAYS INTERNSHIP PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS: The IRS Pathways Internship Program provides Federal employment opportunities to students who are enrolled, or accepted for enrollment, as degree seeking students taking at least a half-time academic, technical, or vocational course load in an accredited, technical, vocational, 2- or 4-year college or university, graduate or professional school, the opportunity to work and explore new careers while in school. This program provides experience that is directly related to your educational program and career goals. If selected, employees are required to maintain a schedule that includes attendance at an accredited school combined with career related work in the agency. The work experience with the agency MUST be related to your academic/career goals. If selected, you will be placed in a student trainee position, and upon successfully completing the program requirements you may be non-competitively converted to a term, career or career-conditional appointment. The targeted position has been indicated in the vacancy announcement. Selectees must remain enrolled in school and maintain a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0 or higher to remain in the program. Applicants are acknowledging that they understand these requirements with the submission of their application. All conversion requirements will be identified in the Participant Agreement. After meeting the requirements of the Pathways Internship Program, you may qualify based solely on education, experience, or a combination of both. There are no Individual Occupational Requirements for this series. You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement: BASIC REQUIREMENT : In addition to meeting the basic requirement above, to qualify for this position you must also meet the qualification requirements listed below: GS-05 LEVEL:Completion of 4 academic years of post-high school leading to a bachelor's degree or equivalent degree from any field of study. GS-07 LEVEL: Completion of 1 full academic year of graduate level education from any field of study; or Eligibility under the Superior Academic Achievement Provision and completion of a bachelor's degree. GS-09 LEVEL: Completion of 2 academic years of graduate level education, or a master's degree or equivalent graduate degree from any field of study. In addition to the above, you must meet the definition of a student for the duration of your appointment as follows: An individual accepted for enrollment or enrolled and seeking a degree (high school, college (4-year colleges/universities, community colleges, and junior colleges); professional, technical, vocational, and trade school; advanced degree programs; or other qualifying educational institution pursuing a qualifying degree or certificate) in a qualifying and accredited educational institution, on a full or half-time basis (as defined by the institution in which the student is enrolled), including awardees of the Harry S. Truman Foundation Scholarship Program under Public Law 93-842. Students need not be in actual physical attendance, so long as all other requirements are met. An individual who needs to complete less than the equivalent of half an academic/vocational or technical course-load immediately prior to graduating is still considered a student for purposes of this Program. For more information on the education requirements go to Treasury's Pathways Program. For more information on qualifications please refer to OPM's Qualifications Standards.


For positions with an education requirement, or if you are qualifying for this position by substituting education or training for experience, submit a copy of your transcripts or equivalent. An official transcript will be required if you are selected.

A college or university degree generally must be from an accredited (or pre-accredited) college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools which meet these criteria, please refer to Department of Education Accreditation page.

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. Click here for Foreign Education Credentialing instructions.


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