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Department of Defense - Dept. of the Navy
Individuals currently accepted for enrollment or are enrolled and seeking a degree (diploma, certificate, etc.) in a qualifying educational institution (high school; 4-year college/university; community college; junior college; professional, technical, vocational, or trade school). Internships Full Time The Navy and Marine Corps team offers innovative, exciting and meaningful work linking military and civilian talents to achieve our mission and safeguard our freedoms. Department of the Navy provides competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, and extensive professional development and training. From pipefitters to accountants, scientists to engineers, doctors to nurses-the careers and opportunities to make a difference are endless. Civilian careers-where purpose and patriotism unite!
This is a RE-ADVERTISEMENT of Announcement Number:SW40899-02-1151804PB868185P. Applicants that have previously appliedNEED to re-apply to this announcement.
This is a Department of the Navy Pathways Internship Program Opportunity and is located atSpace and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific (SSCPAC), Pearl City, Hawaii. As a Student Trainee (Engineer) you will perform science and technology and engineering tasks supporting a broad spectrum of projects.
Suitable for Federal employment as determined by background investigation. You must obtain and maintain a security clearance. Must sign an Internship Program Participant Agreement. Must be accepted for enrollment or enrolled in school at least half-time. Must be at least 16 years of age. The entire period served under the Pathways program is a trial period.
Assist in the development, design, and installation and integration of information technology systems.
Perform research tasks in electronics, computer networks and information technology, and software development areas.
Model, analyze, design and test autonomous underwater vehicle payload components.
Support Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) education outreach program.
In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient education to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered. Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities, as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your education.
To qualify for this position you must have successfully completed four academic years of post-high school study leading to a bachelor's degree or completed four academic years of pre-professional study.
This position has a Selective Placement Factor (screen-out) which will also be used to determine minimum qualifications for this position. Applicants not possessing this Selective Placement Factor will be found ineligible for this position. The Selective Placement Factor is either accepted for enrollment or currently enrolled and seeking a degree or have completed a degree in professional engineering (e.g. electronics or electrical engineering or related engineering program).
This position has a Quality Ranking Factor (QRF). This is a quality ranking factor that could be expected to enhance significantly the performance of the applicant in the position.
The QRF is a cumulative grade point average of 2.95 or better prior to entrance on duty.
You do not have to possess the QRF in order to be rated eligible; however, applicants possessing the factor may be referred ahead of other highly qualified applicants. In order to verify possession of factor, transcripts or an itemized list of courses that includes transcript-equivalent information (i.e., course title, semester/quarter hours, grades, degree earned, and cumulative grade point average) must be submitted with one's application to receive credit.
ELIGIBILITY:
You are eligible if you are currently accepted for enrollment or enrolled in an accredited high school; college (including 4-year colleges/universities, community colleges, and junior colleges); professional, technical, vocational, or trade school; advanced degree programs; or other qualifying educational institution pursuing a qualifying degree or certificate.
As part of the application process, you must complete and submit an occupational questionnaire. To preview this questionnaire and determine if your experience matches the skills required for this position, click the following link: TAG:View Assessment Questions.
PROGRAM COMPLETION AND CONVERSION:
Interns may be converted to a permanent position (or, in some limited circumstances, to a term position lasting 1-4 years) within 120 days of successful completion of the program.
To be eligible for conversion, Interns must:
Be a United States Citizen
Complete at least 640 hours of work experience acquired through the Internship Program
Complete their degree or certificate requirements
Meet the 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.
Agencies may waive up to 320 of the required 640 hours of work for Interns who demonstrate high potential as evidenced by outstanding academic achievement and exceptional job performance.
In addition, students working in agencies through third-party intern providers may count up to 320 of the hours they work toward the 640 hour requirement.
Time spent under previous Internship Program appointments may count towards required work experience hours.
QUALIFYING EDUCATION:
Any of the following educational institutions or curricula that have been accredited by an accrediting body recognized by the secretary of the U.S. Department of Education:
(i) A technical or vocational school;
(ii) A 2-year or 4-year college or university;
(iii) A graduate or professional school (e.g., law school, medical school); or
(iv) A home-school curriculum
Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the qualification requirements, if the applicant can provide documentation indicating that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. It is the responsibility of the applicant to provide such evidence when applying. For further information, please visit:
REQUIREMENTS:
Selectee is required to participate in the Department of Defense direct deposit of pay program.
Individuals must be currently accepted or enrolled in a qualifying educational institution in Honolulu Countyor be a student in a qualifying educational institution residing in Honolulu County. This requirement does not apply to preference eligible veterans. If veterans living outside of the designated area are selected for this position, they must continue to meet Pathways eligibility requirements of enrollment in an educational institution.
A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report any of the scheduled appointment.
A security clearance is a requirement of this position. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a position offer or removal. If you possess a security clearance, please indicate the level and termination date in your resume.
You will be rated on the extent and quality of your experience, education, and training relevant to the duties of the position based on the information provided in your resume, responses to the _Occupational Questionnaire_ and your supporting documentation.
NOTE: If it is determined that you have rated yourself higher than is supported in your description of experience and/or education as described in your resume/application package, or that your resume or application package is incomplete, you may be rated ineligible, not qualified, or your score may be lowered.
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 apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
Complete Resume
Complete Assessment Questionnaire. View Occupational Questionnaire
Transcripts/Proof of Enrollment
Veterans' Preference Documents
Other supporting documentation as required. Please see the "_REQUIRED DOCUMENTS"_ section and print out the applicant checklist. The applicant checklist will assist you in determining what documents you need submit.
Your complete application (resume, assessment questionnaire, and all supporting documents) must be submitted by 11:59 pm Eastern Standard Time (EST) on Wednesday, September 17, 2014. Please follow all instructions carefully as missing application information will not be requested.
If more than one resume is received, only the last resume submitted will be reviewed.
If you upload your documents, _do not fax_ the same documents.
Note: To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account: select Application Status, and click on the more information link under the application status for this position.
If you are unable to apply online or unable to upload your supporting documents follow the directions located at:
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This Vacancy ID is 1206688.
It is the applicant's responsibility to verify that all information in their resume and documents, whether uploaded or faxed, are received, legible, and accurate. HR will not modify answers/documents submitted by an applicant.
The documents you are required to submit vary for each individual. We recommend that you print a copy of this application checklist for reference while completing your application package. The link to the applicant checklist below will assist you in determining which documents you need to submit for this vacancy:
Please read and follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment. Missing application information will not be requested.
Failure to submit a complete application package (Current resume, assessment questionnaire and applicable required documents, as noted in applicant checklist)may result in an ineligible rating and loss of consideration.
When the application process is complete, your application will be reviewed to determine if you meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement. You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume and responses to the occupational questionnaire, along with your supporting documentation to determine your level of knowledge, skill, and ability, related to the job requirements.
Best qualified applicants will be referred to the hiring manager. Best qualified applicants with veterans' preference are entitled to initial selection consideration. If there are a sufficient number of best qualified applicants with veterans' preference, only those veterans will be referred to the hiring manager. The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews, and once the selection is made, you will receive a notification of the decision.
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Department of the Navy offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays and a 401K-type retirement plan. More information can be found at:
This position is in the Science & Technology Reinvention Laboratory (STRL) Human Resource Management System pay band for Department of Defense laboratories.
The pay schedule and pay band for all General Support Positions will be ND-1/2/3/4/5.
May be noncompetitively converted to a term or permanent competitive service position.
This announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.
Relocation expenses are NOT authorized.
Relocation expenses may or may not be authorized.
Recruitment incentives may or may not be authorized.
A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments.
The Department of the Navy uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, .
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_Federal Annuitant Information: _
The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants. Policy information may be found at:
_Veteran's Preference Information:_

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