Job Title:Student Volunteer
Department:Department Of The Treasury
Job Announcement Number:2012-DO-VS-001(IA)
$0.00 / Per Year|
|Friday, June 29, 2012 to Monday, October 15, 2012|
SERIES & GRADE:
|15-Week - Fall Student Volunteer|
|few vacancy(s) in the following locations: |
Washington DC Metro Area, DC, US
WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED:
|U.S. Citizen; No Prior Federal Experience Required|
The 2012 Fall Student Volunteer Internship Program is designed to give undergraduate and graduate students a unique opportunity to witness and contribute to the crucial role that the Department of Treasury plays in promoting economic growth, stability, reconstruction, and reform abroad.
The Treasury Department’s Office of International Affairs is seeking current undergraduate and graduate school students for internships in Washington D.C. From September through December 2012, students will be exposed to the Federal work environment and will learn about the mission and the roles and responsibilities of the Office of International Affairs.
- Must be a U.S. Citizen
- Must be at least 16 years of age
- Enrolled at least part-time in an accredited institution
- Must be in good academic standing (2.5 GPA or higher)
- Provide transcript (unofficial acceptable)
- RELOCATION AND HOUSING EXPENSES ARE PAID BY STUDENT
DUTIES:Back to top
Internships are available for full- and part-time work (from 15 to 40 hours per week) for the fall semester). Internships are available in the following offices: (Applicants' resume should include a statement of interest or cover letter with the office they are interested in.)
- Office of the Middle East and North Africa
- Office of African Nations
- Office of Europe and Eurasia
- Office of South and South East Asia
- East Asia Office
- Western Hemisphere Office
- Environment and Energy Office
- Debt and Development Policy Office
- Office of Multilateral Development Banks
- Office of Trade Finance and Investment Negotiations
- Committee for Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) Office
- Office of International Banking and Securities Markets
- Office of Global Economics
- Office of the Chief Economist, International Affairs
The Office of International Affairs is comprised of regional and functional offices. The regional offices monitor financial market and economic conditions abroad, develop U.S. policies for promoting growth and stability, and provide technical assistance to central bank governors, finance ministers, and other senior foreign officials. Functional offices develop policies pertaining to cross-cutting issues (multilateral and bilateral aid policies, debt sustainability, financial services negotiations, banking sector reforms, climate negotiations), lead USG participation in multilateral groups (G20), provide technical assistance to foreign government agencies, and manage USG national security reviews of foreign acquisitions of U.S. businesses. For more information and detail descriptions, visit Treasury’s website http://www.treasury.gov/about/organizational-structure/Pages/default.aspx .
Interns will help the offices in assisting senior-level Treasury officials in the development of U.S. international economic policy by:
- Supporting the desk economists on day-to-day activities
- Preparing regular updates of regional financial market activity
- Conducting background research on relevant regional economic issues
- Assisting Treasury desk economists in policy analysis of regional economies
- Assisting Treasury desk economists in analyzing funding proposals for environmentally beneficial projects
- Attending and reporting on official meetings in and outside of government
- Interacting with other Treasury offices on matters relevant to the offices
- Drafting policy papers and/or memos on key issues affecting the region.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
To be considered for the Fall Student Volunteer Internship, you must apply via the on-line application. Student must maintain student eligibility and enrollment throughout the duration of the internship. (Be actively enrolled or accepted at an accredited institution). Graduated students may not volunteer beyond his/her graduation date without proof of future enrollment in an accredited university.
To be eligible for this internship all of the following requirements must be met:
Student must maintain student eligibility and enrollment throughout the duration of the internship. (Be actively enrolled or accepted at an accredited institution). Graduated students may not volunteer beyond his/her graduation date without proof of future enrollment in an accredited university.
1. Be a U.S. Citizen
2. Be at least 16 years of age
3. Enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a part-time degree-seeking student at an accredited educational institution
4. If enrolled, be in good academic standing (2.5 GPA or higher)
5. Provide transcript (unofficial is acceptable)
Your application must show that all requirements, including education and/or experience required for this position are met. You may be found "INELIGIBLE" if you do not possess the minimum requirements described above required for the position. If your application is incomplete, you will be deemed ineligible.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your application includes your: 1. Resume and a statement of interest (or cover letter) that identifies which office you are interested in. 2. Responses to the online questions; and 3. Transcripts. (Unofficial is acceptable) 4. Writing Sample. (May be requested during interview phase) Students must submit all required documentation during the application process to be considered. Incomplete applications will not be considered. We recommend that you preview the online questions for this announcement before you start the application process.
To preview questions please click here.
BENEFITS:Back to top
Transportation subsidy benefits.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
• Student must maintain student eligibility and enrollment throughout the duration of the internship. (Be actively enrolled or accepted at an accredited institution) Graduated students may not volunteer beyond his/her graduation date without proof of future enrollment in an accredited university.
• Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment, and if you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, to certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so.
• Successfully complete a background investigation, if applicable.
HOW TO APPLY:Back to top
Please read all instructions before you begin. You are solely responsible for the delivery of your materials. We cannot be responsible for incompatible software, illegible fax transmissions, delays in mail service, etc. Your materials will not be returned; therefore, do not submit original documents that you may need in the future (upload these documents from your files or submit copies instead). The following instructions outline our application process. You must complete this application process and submit any required documents by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) on the closing date of this announcement. We are available to assist you during business hours (normally 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Monday - Friday). If applying online poses a hardship, please contact us by noon ET on the announcement's closing date. Treasury provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis. Please contact us if you require this for any part of the application and hiring process. Step 1 - Create a Resume with USAJOBS (www.usajobs.gov) Although you must enter your Social Security Number (SSN) for USAJOBS, we will only see the last four digits for identification purposes. Step 2 - Review the Job Announcement We suggest you go to the end of the Qualifications & Evaluation section of the job announcement to preview the online questions that you will answer in Step 4. Step 3 - Apply Online Click the "Apply Online" link at the bottom of the page and then select your USAJOBS resume to submit with your application. You will be redirected to the Department of the Treasury's CareerConnector website to complete the application process. Step 4 - Answer the Online Questions and Submit Your Online Application If this is your first time on Treasury's CareerConnector website, you will be prompted to register by answering questions related to your eligibility for Federal employment. The system will save these responses and take you back to the main screen so that you can answer the job-specific questions. Select "Take me to the assessment" and click on the "Continue" button to answer the job-specific questions. You must answer all the questions and click the "Finished" button. Step 5 - Review and Confirm Your Submission You will now have the option to print fax cover sheets for your required documents (see step 6 for details). Once you click "Done," you will see a summary of your application for your review. You may also print a copy for your records. When you click "Finished" at the bottom of the page, you will then be directed back to USAJOBS where you can confirm that your application has been submitted and track your application status. Step 6 - Submit Required Documents You can submit any required documents (discussed below) by upload or fax only. Whichever method you choose, please include the job announcement number with your documents. To protect your privacy, we encourage you to remove your SSN from any documents that you submit. Document Upload: you may upload supporting documents in one or two ways: 1. Once you finish answering the questions in the job announcement, you will be prompted to upload your document(s) to your application. You will be given the choice to either upload the document as apart of the application process or you can select a document that you have already loaded on USAjobs or 2. You can upload a document to an existing application by logging into your USAjobs account profile. Click on "My Applications" and search for the vacancy. Once you have located the vacancy, click on the vacancy and select "Apply Online". Move through your existing application to the Documents page and select Upload in order to add a document to your application. Be certain to review your complete application for confirmation that the document uploaded properly. In the Application Review section, you may verify acceptance of your documents in CareerConnector if you see them listed on the "Vacancy Document" screen. Then, click on "Finished" to be returned to USAjobs. FAX: Create a fax cover-sheet in Career Connector by following the "Faxing Supporting Documentation" instructions. The fax number will be on the cover-sheet.
Please note that if you do not provide all required documentation, as specified in this announcement, you may not be considered for this position. All applications must include: 1. Resume and a statement of interest (or cover letter) that identifies which office you are interested in. 2. Responses to Online Questions 3. Current Transcript (Unofficial is Acceptable) or Proof of acceptance at an accredited Institution 4. Writing Sample (May be requested during interview phase)
WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:
You may check the status of your application for this position at any time by logging onto the USAJOBS "My USAJOBS" tab and clicking on "My Applications". Please notify us if your contact information changes after the closing date of the announcement. In addition, if you provide an email address that is inaccurate, or if your mailbox is full or blocked (e.g., spam blocker), you may not receive important communication that could affect your consideration for this position. Due to the high level of interest, we will not be able to respond to individual requests for information. All selected candidates will be notified on a rolling basis until the close of this vacancy on October 15, 2012. After all application packages are received, we will evaluate each applicant who meets the basic qualifications based on the information provided and may interview the best qualified applicant(s). After a tentative job offer, we will conduct a security background investigation. A final job offer for this position is typically made within 45 days after the deadline for applications.