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Student Trainee (Contracting) (Norfolk, VA)

This position is part of the Student Intern Program and is a CIVILIAN position with the Department of the Army.
The Student Intern Program offers post-secondary students 12 weeks of full-time employment, up to 480 hours, during the summer months. Approximate employment dates are end of May through mid-August. Actual length of employment is contingent upon budget and workload. Employment is intended to continue each subsequent year during the summer months while the student is enrolled in a degree program.
Student Internship positions provide for development and training. Assignments become more responsible as the student increases knowledge and skills through work experience and academic training.

In this role you will, as a Student Trainee (Contracting), the student will work under closer supervision performing assignments and completing training. At the full-performance level, you will be expected to: assist Contracting and Procurement personnel in such tasks as maintaining contract files on a continuing basis. Review or edit a wide variety of procurement documents. Compile data and information needed by contract negotiators, contract administrators or other specialists. Assist in researching and collecting information to perform tasks to learn the basic methods, procedures and techniques of the contracting and procurement function.