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The Air Force Civilian Service is pleased to announce the Air Force Premier College Summer Intern Program. Graduate students who have completed at least one year of a full-time graduate program will be able to apply for a full-time paid summer internship lasting 10-12 weeks during the summer session prior to their second year of their graduate program.The Air Force Civilian Service is pleased to announce the Air Force Premier College Summer Intern Program. Graduate students who have completed at least one year of a full-time graduate program will be able to apply for a full-time paid summer internship lasting 10-12 weeks during the summer session prior to their second year of their graduate program.
Any individual who meets the following may apply for the DHA Post-Secondary Student Program:
(1) Currently enrolled, and in good academic standing in a full-time program, at a public or other non-profit institution of higher education; AND
(2) Making satisfactory progress toward receipt of a graduate level degree AND
(3) Completed at least one year of the degree program
You may be non-competitively converted to a permanent appointment within the PALACE Acquire (PAQ)/Copper Cap (COP) or a similar Program. The target grade of the conversion could be above GS-11. However, it is important to remember that eligibility for conversion does not guarantee you will be offered a permanent position.
General Schedule Salary Table for "Rest of US" (RUS) was used, salaries may vary dependent upon location selected. Please refer to the Salary Tables link for more information: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/pay-leave/salaries-wages/salary-tables/pdf/2019/RUS.pdf
The Premier College Intern Program targets individuals who are seeking a dynamic career with the Air Force Civilian Service in a variety of career fields by gaining real-world experience. You will be given the opportunity to gain the knowledge, skills and abilities needed to pursue a successful career with the Air Force Civilian Service.
Please note: This is not a developmental opportunity, this position will be filled at the GS-07 grade level.
To qualify for a GS-07: Completion of one full year of graduate level education OR superior academic achievement and currently enrolled in a graduate level program. Must have completed one year of the program. https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#GS-TECH=&url=GS-ADMINhttps://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#GS-TECH=&url=GS-PROF
You must be a student currently enrolled in an accredited public or other non-profit college or university:
· Enrolled in an approved program
· Pursing a Graduate Degree
· Enrollment must be in a full-time program
· Have a good academic standing (no less than 2.95 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 grading scale)
· Meet the qualification standards of the position
· Must be at least 16 years of age
· A U.S. citizen
· Must sign a Participant Agreement
Applicants must meet requirements by the date they enter on duty.
Other Significant Facts:
1.) Some positions may be deemed drug testing designated positions and require participation in random drug testing.
2.) Incumbent may be subject to pre-employment drug testing as a condition of employment, and participation in random drug testing.
3.) Appointment may be contingent upon passing a physical examination.
4.) Incumbent may be required to obtain and maintain appropriate background investigation or security clearance.
5.) Employment under this announcement will be full-time during the student's summer session, approximately 10-12 weeks.
There may be additional conditions and/or requirements as determined by the position being filled.
DHA Post-Secondary Students may work full-time schedules during the student's summer session/break.
DHA Post-Secondary Students may be considered for noncompetitive conversion to a permanent appointment within 120 days of completion of degree requirements, if they meet the following:
1. Successfully complete academic requirements for a graduate degree
2. Meet the OPM Qualification requirements for the target position to which the DHA Post-Secondary Student may be converted.
3. Maintain acceptable performance
It is important to remember that eligibility for conversion to permanent employment is neither automatic nor guaranteed.
You must upload/submit all required documents in order to be considered, i.e., Resume, All transcripts (we will accept unofficial), DD 214, Veterans Award Letter and SF 15 (if applicable).
PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.
VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.