Securities and Exchange Commission Summer 2019 Student Honors Business Program in Los Angeles, California

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Summary

Do you want to perform volunteer business/operations work in a challenging yet professional environment? Begin by investing in your career and future at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)!

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Responsibilities

Business students will be assigned to work with SEC staff members on projects and assignments that cover a broad range of the Commissions' work. That work depends upon the division or office where the student works. Business intern assignments range from supporting securities regulations to assisting in professional administrative duties such as human resources, contracting, auditing, etc.

Volunteer internship opportunities in the Summer are full-time only (40 hours per week) to ensure we are providing an enriching and rewarding experience while meeting the needs of the Commission. Academic and/or work-study credit is available to all summer volunteers. We will work with your academic institution to ensure all applicable forms are completed, when and where applicable.

For information about the opportunities and the work that interns do in specific divisions and offices, please read the SEC's website.

The SEC is looking for the following majors at the undergraduate and graduate levels:

Accounting/Economics/Finance Business Administration (Contracting/Procurement, Management, Project Management) Human Resources/Human Resources Development (Washington, DC ONLY) Information Technology/Computer Science/Information Systems Graphic Design Data Sciences Mathematics/Statistics Cybersecurity Public Administration/Government Criminal Justice Library Sciences (Washington, DC ONLY) Communications/Marketing Journalism/English/Literature Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

The Summer 2019 Student Honors Business Program for undergraduate and graduate students will officially begin May 20, 2019 and conclude August 2, 2019.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

None

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Requirements
Conditions of Employment
  • You must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • Enrolled and/or accepted as an undergraduate or graduate student during 2019-2020 school year.
  • 18 years or older at the time of appointment.
  • You must be registered for Selective Service if applicable (www.sss.gov).
  • You must be suitable for federal employment.
Qualifications

All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.

Undergraduate and graduate students must be enrolled and/or accepted at an accredited university or college AND enrolled at least half-time (6 credits per semester or the equivalent) in an accredited college or university to participate in the Student Honors Business Program.

  • Must be an undergraduate sophomore, junior, or senior student as of June 30, 2019. OR

  • Must be accepted and/or enrolled into a graduate degree program for fall 2019. AND

  • Must be taking at least half-time academic course load

  • A GPA of 3.0 or higher is preferred

  • Relatives of current SEC employees are ineligible

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Additional information

Reasonable Accommodation: If you are an applicant who needs a reasonable accommodation for disability to participate in the application process at the SEC, submit the form for Reasonable Accommodation for Participation in Job Application Process here. Please be sure to submit your request at least 5 business days in advance of the date you need the requested accommodation.

TTY/ASCII: Video Relay Service users are welcome to contact the appropriate SEC office or employee via the contact information listed above. If you do not otherwise have access to a Video Phone or Video Relay service, you may send us an email or use the Federal Video Relay Service via the internet. For more information about using the Federal Relay Service and to create a new account, please see: http://fedvrs.us/

Under 5.U.S.C. 3111, a student volunteer is not a Federal employee for any purposes other than injury compensation and law related to the Tort Claims Act. Service is not creditable for leave or any other employee benefits however, transportation subsidy to and from your assigned duty station may be available.

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How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are basically qualified for this job, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the Occupational Questionnaire. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application materials, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this job. If you are found to be among the top candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for volunteer internship opportunities.

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Background checks and security clearance
Security clearance

Other

Drug test required

No

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Required Documents

You must provide a complete Application Package, which includes:

Required: Your responses to the Occupational Questionnaire. Required: Your complete and comprehensive resume that includes a complete history of your work experience and the applicable employment dates with months and years. To determine if you qualify for this position, OHR will review your work, volunteer, and/or education history that is specific position to our volunteer internship opportunities. Note: Your resume must NOT contain pictures. Required, if you meet qualifications based on education: An unofficial college transcript or enrollment verification from your college or university displaying current enrollment and future enrollment (if applicable)

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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Benefits

A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits.

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Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

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How to Apply

To apply for this position, you must complete the online application and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below.

A complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date of the announcement to receive consideration.

To begin, click Apply to access the online application. You will need to be logged into your USAJOBS account to apply. If you do not have a USAJOBS account, you will need to create one before beginning the application. Follow the prompts to select your résumé and/or other supporting documents to be included with your application package. You will have the opportunity to upload additional documents to include in your application before it is submitted. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process. After acknowledging you have reviewed your application package, complete the Include Personal Information section as you deem appropriate and click to continue with the application process. You will be taken to the online application which you must complete in order to apply for the position. Complete the online application, verify the required documentation is included with your application package, and submit the application. To verify the status of your application, log into your USAJOBS account, all of your applications will appear on the Welcome screen. The Application Status will appear along with the date your application was last updated. For information on what each Application Status means, visit: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/how-to/application/status/.

If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.

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Agency contact information
Lindsey Nedd
Phone

(202) 551-4167

Email

neddl@sec.gov

Address

SEC 100 F Street NE Washington, DC 20602 US

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Next steps

You will be notified of your application status through USAJOBS at four points during the hiring process, as applicable. You can check the status of your application by accessing the USAJOBS website at USAJOBS and clicking on "Track Your Online Application."

By submitting your application, you are certifying the accuracy of the information contained in your application. If you make a false statement in any part of your application, you may not be hired, you may be terminated after you begin work, or you may be fined or jailed. After making a tentative job offer, we will conduct a suitability/security background investigation. You will be required to submit official documentation before appointment. The agency will then verify the information provided on your application (i.e., degree, experience, etc.).

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Fair & Transparent

The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

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Reasonable Accommodation Policy

Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.

Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:

  • An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.

You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodations or how to contact an agency.

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Legal and regulatory guidance
  • Financial suitability
  • Social security number request
  • Privacy Act
  • Signature and false statements
  • Selective Service
  • New employee probationary period

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/518756000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

Open & closing dates: 12/06/2018 to 02/20/2019

Service: Competitive

Pay scale & grade: SK 00

Salary: $0 to $0 without compensation

Appointment type: Internships

Work schedule: Full-Time