Commander, Navy Installations Student Trainee (Intern) in Millington, Tennessee

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This position is located at Commander, Navy Installations Command (CNIC) Headquarters (HQ) in Millington, TN. The primary function of this position is to assist in a variety of short term assignments at the guidance of the assigned Financial Management Branch. Student Trainee may be assigned specific projects to complete and may rotate between various working areas. Based on established policies, carries out assignments specific to the program area assigned. The specific duties assigned to this position will vary.

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In order to qualify for this position, resumes must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and ability to perform the duties of the position. Applicant resumes are the key means for evaluating skills, knowledge, and abilities as they relate to this position therefore, applicants are encouraged to be clear and specific when describing experience.

This position assists with performing duties in the Financial Management Branch. Generally the student trainee (intern) performs duties, in addition to classroom training, designed to provide an orientation in the application of theories and basic principles and practices in support of the specific assigned area.

The student trainee (intern) coordinates, in conjunction with supervisor, a special project within Financial Management Branch which may include the planning, research, development, and establishment of a Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M;) for its implementation, receives formal and on-the-job instructions designed to familiarize student trainee with the functions and operations of the program area and work responsibility, gains practical experience in the application of related knowledge, and applies professional and/or management theory, principles, and practices to the work assigned.

The student trainee (intern) also receives practical day-to-day experience by being assigned to complete specific tasks, dependent on the department workload demands and requirements. This may include being assigned to a specific work area within the department for an extended period.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status


Who May Apply
This job is open to…

US Citizens and Non-Citizens

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Conditions of Employment

Must be currently enrolled as a junior, senior, and/or graduate student in an accredited college or university pursuing a Bachelor’s degree or Graduate degree with a GPA of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale with a major in Finance, Accounting or a related field.


Knowledge of the basic principles, concepts, and methodology of the profession or administrative occupation (Finance or Accounting), and skill in applying this knowledge in carrying out elementary assignments, operations, or procedures

Knowledge of professional and/or management theories, concepts and principles gained in acquiring a bachelors’ degree in Finance, Accounting or related field or equivalent knowledge obtained through work experience to allow the incumbent to perform in a trainee capacity.

Knowledge of and ability to apply standard procedures and operations in assigned area.

Knowledge of computer software and hardware.

Ability to communicate orally and in writing with assigned program participants.


TRAVEL REQUIRED No travel required.

RELOCATION Relocation expenses will NOT be paid.

Additional information

Some positions have special requirements. Selectee may be required to complete a one (1) year probationary period. Participation in Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer within the first 30 days of employment is required. We utilize E-Verify to confirm selectee’s eligibility to work in the United States. Salary is dependent on experience and/or education.

This announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies within 60 days of issuance of selection certificate. For positions requiring travel more than twice per year, selectee may be required to obtain and maintain in good standing a Government-issued Travel Card for official government travel purposes.

DON is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, mental or physical disability, genetic information, reprisal, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or any other non-merit factor. The DON provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants with disabilities who believe they may require reasonable accommodation(s) should email their request to to ensure proper consideration is given.

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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.

All resumes will be reviewed to determine if they meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement, and will be rated based on the information provided in the resume to determine the level of KSAs related to the job requirements. Using the qualifications of the position, a predetermined rating criterion of KSAs will be used for each resume. Best qualified applicants will be referred to the hiring manager. The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews.

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Required Documents
  • Resume.
  • Proof of education (transcripts).
  • If claiming Military Spouse Preference, a complete copy of sponsor’s orders.
  • If claiming Veteran’s Preference, a legible copy of DD-214 (page 4).
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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Flexible employees are not eligible to participate in the CNIC benefit programs, nor are they entitled to earn or use leave including military leave, court leave, sick or annual leave. A flexible employee is one who serves in either a continuing or temporary (time limited) position, on a scheduled or unscheduled (as needed or intermittent) basis, up to 40 hours per week.

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Agency contact information
Commander, Navy Installations Command





Commander, Navy Installations Command 5720 Intergrity Drive Millington, TN 38055 US

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Next steps

All applicants will be notified regarding their status by email. Applicants will either be contacted for an interview or sent an email of non-selection 3-6 weeks after the announcement closing date. Please notify us if your contact information changes after the closing date of the announcement.

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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.

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This job originated on For the full announcement and to apply, visit Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at will be considered.

Open & closing dates: 07/16/2018 to 09/03/2018

Salary: $10 to $12 per hour 1st cutoff date: July 30th

Pay scale & grade: NF 02

Work schedule: Intermittent

Appointment type: Internships