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Student Trainee (Budget Analysis) (HCRM) (Fort Detrick, MD)

This position is part of the Student Intern Program and is a CIVILIAN position with the Department of the Army.

This position is being filled under the Direct Hire Authority for Post-Secondary Students and Recent Graduates.

The Student Intern Program offers post-secondary students 12 weeks of full-time employment, up to 480 hours, during the summer months. Employment dates will vary depending on when summer break begins for each college, however, the earliest start date is the end of May. 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.

MAY be non-competitively converted to a career/career-conditional appointment within 120 days of successful completion of academic program.

Pay will vary by grade level and geographic location.

In this role you will:

  • As a Student Trainee (Budget Analysis), the incumbent will work under closer supervision performing assignments and completing training. At the full-performance level, you will be expected to:
  • Assist in utilizing a wide range of budgeting practices and policies to provide budget advisory and technical services to management.
  • Perform developmental assignments in several personnel functions.
  • Coordinate with organizations to ensure the accuracy of budget related data.
  • Prepare source documents for managements review and preparation of the budget.
  • Extract and/or consolidate numerical and financial information from a variety of related budget forms and documents

Who May Apply: To be eligible for consideration you must meet the definition of post-secondary student as defined below:

Post-Secondary Student: a person who, (1) is currently enrolled in, and in good academic standing at, a full-time program at an institution of higher education; and (2) is making satisfactory progress towards receipt of a baccalaureate or graduate degree; and (3) has completed at least one year of the program.

In order to qualify, you must meet the education requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social).

You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant education and experience.

GS-03 Minimum Qualifications:
Education: To qualify at the GS-03 level, students must have completed (or will complete by December 2023) 1 academic year of post-high school study (one year of full-time academic study is defined as 30 semester hours, 45 quarter hours, or the equivalent in a college or university).

GS-04 Minimum Qualifications:
Education: To qualify at the GS-04 level, students must have completed (or will complete by December 2023) 2 academic years of post-high school study or associate's degree (one year of full-time academic study is defined as 30 semester hours, 45 quarter hours, or the equivalent in a college or university).

Transcript: You must submit a copy of your transcript to determine eligibility under this hiring authority. Further, if you claim qualifications based on education and do not submit a supporting transcript, your education will not be used in making a qualification determination and you may be found not qualified. Unofficial copies are acceptable; however, if selected, official transcripts are required. If you received Advanced Placement (AP) credits, you MUST also submit either your high school transcripts showing your AP grades or your AP Exam Score from the College Board. You MUST submit your unofficial college transcripts with your application to include transfer courses, credit hours and grades to calculate GPA. Applicants who fail to provide transcripts will be marked as insufficient and will not receive consideration for this position.