USSTRATCOM Administration and Office Support Student Trainee – Offutt, NE

*Applications due by September 18, 2018


  • 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 Strategic Planning and Analysis.
  • Participates with senior personnel in conducting non-routine projects.
  • Provides assistance in planning, monitoring, and conducting special studies, projects, and initiatives

Conditions of Employment

  • Must meet suitability requirements for Federal employment
  • Must be at least 16 years of age
  • Must be enrolled at least half-time at a qualiflying accredited institution
  • Must sign a Participant Agreement
  • U.S. citizen or national (resident of American Samoa or Swains Island)
  • Must be eligible to work under U.S. immigration laws
  • Must be registered for Selective Service, see Legal and Regulatory Guidance
  • You must be a student currently enrolled in an accredited college or university
  • Accepted for enrollment or enrolled in an approved program
  • Pursuing a Baccalaureate Degree (Junior/Senior only), Graduate or Professional Degree
  • 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)
  • 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
  • Non-citizens may be eligible for employment if Permitted by the DoD Appropriation Act
  • May be required to travel by military and/or civilian aircraft in the performance of official duties.
  • The employee is required to obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance.
  • This position is established under the provisions of the Pathways Intern Program.
  • This is a drug testing designated position. Incumbent is subject to random testing for drug use.


PLEASE NOTE: This is not a developmental opportunity, this position may be filled at the GS-04, grade level. The individual selected for this position may be considered for promotion to a higher grade without further competition upon meeting all legal and regulatory/program requirements.

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.

This is a GS-0399-04 series and requires successful completion of 2 academic years of post-high school study or an associate’s degree. The required education must lead to a bachelor’s degree with specialization in or directly related to the field in which the student trainees will receive training on the job. The degree of specialization in this field must satisfy on graduation the specific educational requirements in the qualification standard for the corresponding two-grade interval positions. An academic year of undergraduate education is defined as 30 semester hours, 45 quarter hours, or the equivalent in an accredited college or university. NOTE: You must submit a copy of official transcripts.

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