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Pathways Intern Student Trainee (Security)

Air Force Civilian Service Wright-patterson Afb, OH

Job Description


·        Performs selected tasks and phases of routine studies and projects that require application of basic occupational field theory and principles in the technical area of security

·        Participates with senior personnel in conducting non-routine projects

·        Provides assistance in planning, monitoring, and conducting special studies, projects, and initiatives


For GS-05 grade level: Completion of 120 semester hours or more of post-high school study leading towards a qualifying degree (i.e., bachelor's, master's, etc.).

This position has an education requirement. You MUST provide UPDATED transcripts and proof of current enrollment/registration to support your educational claims.  Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.


FOREIGN EDUCATION SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof of 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. For more information click here

You must be a student currently enrolled or accepted for enrollment in an accredited college or university:

  • Enrollment must be at least half-time course load as defined by the education institution (typically six hours or equivalent for undergraduate and three hours or equivalent for graduate)
  • Maintain good academic standing, minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA on a 4.0 grading scale
  • Meet the qualification standards of the position
  • Must be at least 16 years of age
  • Must sign a Pathways Internship Program Participant Agreement; furnish course registration information at the start of each school term; and provide verification of academic status (transcript) at the end of each academic term
  • A U.S. citizen or a U.S. national (i.e. resident of American Samoa or Swains Island). Non-citizens may be eligible for employment if permitted by the DoD Appropriation Act and eligible to work under U.S. immigration laws


NOTE:  U.S. citizenship is required for a noncompetitive conversion to a permanent or term appointment with the Department of the Air Force.


Applicants must meet requirements by the closing date of this announcement.


Department of the Air Force offers excellent benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays and a 401K-type retirement plan. For more information click here.

At the option of the Agency, students who successfully complete all educational, work and other eligibility requirements of the program may be considered for conversion to a permanent or term position upon completion of degree requirements. Please note: conversion potential is at management's discretion and based on factors such as budget, organizational need, student performance, education, etc. Conversion is not guaranteed.

Interns may beconsidered for noncompetitive conversion to a term or permanent appointment within 120 days of completion of degree requirements, if they meet the following:

·        A U.S. citizen

·        Successfully complete academic course of study with a GPA of at least 2.0 on a 4.0 grading scale

·        Complete a minimum of 640 hours of work experience under the Internship Program

·        Meet the OPM Qualification requirements for the position the intern may be converted to

·        Maintain acceptable performance


Other Information

Any applicant tentatively selected for this position may be required to undergo a pre-employment background investigation. 


Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, who are 18 but not yet 26 years old, must be registered with the selective service system (or have an exemption) to be eligible for federal employment. For additional information or to register, click here .


The entire period served under the Internship Program counts as the participants trial period.


Interns may work part-time or full-time schedules.


Direct Deposit:  All Federal employees are required to have federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choosing.


Current Federal Civilian employees may apply for temporary and term positions and if selected, a break in service of more than three (3) calendar days may be required prior to appointment to the position.


EEO Statement: THE DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Selection will be made without regard to non-merit factors such as race, color, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, age, politics, disability, or sexual orientation, which do not relate to successful performance of the duties of the position except where specifically authorized by law. This agency provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the agency. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.


90-Day Register: This announcement may result in a 90-day register that may be used to fill like vacancies for 90 days after the closing date. Applicants may be referred for consideration as vacancies occur.

It is the policy of the Government not to deny employment simply because an individual has been unemployed or has had financial difficulties that have arisen through no fault of the individual. Information about an individuals employment experience will be used only to determine the persons qualifications and to assess his or her relative level of knowledge, skills, and abilities. Although an individuals personal conduct may be relevant in any employment decision, including conduct during periods of unemployment or evidence of dishonesty in handling financial matters, financial difficulty that has arisen through no fault of the individual will generally not itself be the basis of an unfavorable suitability or fitness determination.

Job Details

Date Posted June 10, 2018
Date Closes July 10, 2018
Requisition 466864700
Located In Wright-patterson afb, OH
SOC Category 00-0000.00