2019 - Summer Dept of Veterans Affairs Internship

Business Staffing of America, Inc.

2019 - Summer Dept of Veterans Affairs Internship

National
Part Time
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    WHO WE ARE:

    Business Staffing of America, Inc. in conjunction with The Zion Group, Inc has been contracted to identify, recruit and hire interns for an 10-week program for the Department of Veterans Affairs. The job positions are in various states: AR, AZ, CA, DC, FL, IN, LA, MN, MO, NY, OH.

    WHEN: Starts June 3, 2019, for a minimum of 10 weeks of continuous full-time (40 hours per week)

    APPLICATION DUE: Immediately

    COMPENSATION TO YOU:

    • Intern awardees will be paid a $500.00 weekly stipend ($5,500.00 total internship).
    • Round-trip airfare to/from internship location is provided for non-local students.
    • Assistance to locate and secure housing during the internship for non-local students.
    • Housing provided

    THE BENEFIT TO YOU:

    • Paid job opportunity
    • Federal Holidays are observed
    • Gain critical work experience
    • Potential future employment with the Government
    • Career networking opportunity
    • Accumulate evidence of your abilities
    • Improve your confidence

    WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

    The ideal candidate shall be:

    1. A student that is not currently a Federal employee.
    2. Students currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program at an accredited college or university. Undergraduate is defined as an Associate's or Bachelor's degree program.
    3. Recent student graduates from an undergraduate or graduate degree program at an accredited Minority Serving Institure (MSI) college or university. To qualify as a recent graduate the student's official graduation date cannot exceed six (6) months prior to the start date of the internship period.
    4. Each candidate shall possess at least a 2.5 cumulative grade point average on a 4.0 scale.
    5. The candidate shall also be able to pass a background investigation.
    6. Must be eligible to work in the United States (a lawful permanent resident or otherwise legally eligible to work in the US per for FAR part 22.18)

    Major Desired:

    • Business,
    • Management,
    • Human Resources,
    • Marketing, Law,
    • Geospatial Information Systems.

    Student interns who possess the following characteristics are highly successful:

    • Demonstrated leadership skills and strategic thinking abilities
    • Presentation and oral data collection skills
    • Self-starter/can work independently
    • Flexible/resourceful
    • Ability to adapt new skills and ideas to the public sector

    There are several career fields necessary for the effective management of public lands and resources. Position titles include but is not limited to:

    HOW TO APPLY:

    If you are interested, please click on "APPLY TO POSITION" below and follow the instructions by filling in the required information.

    NOTE1: Please make sure you have all the required documentation prior to starting the application process because the system will not allow you to save an uncompleted application. The application has to be completed once it is started.

    NOTE2: If the application has errors or is incomplete, the system will not forward your application. Please review your application for errors or omissions which will be identified by red text. If your application is completed successfully, you'll immediately see an "Application Submitted" message on your monitor.

    REQUIREMENTS FOR COMPLETING THE APPLICATION:

    1. UPLOAD A COPY OF YOUR RESUME PER OUR RESUME INSTRUCTION AND SAMPLE RESUME. ONE PAGE FOR Undergrad AND UP TO TWO PAGES FOR GRADUATE.
    2. UPLOAD A COPY OF YOUR TRANSCRIPTS - UNOFFICIAL COPIES ACCEPTED BUT SHOULD CLEARLY DISPLAY THE APPLICANT'S FIRST AND LAST NAME, AND SCHOOL LOGO.
    3. PROVIDE (1) ELECTRONIC REFERENCE OF EITHER A PROFESSOR, A FACULTY ADVISOR OR DEPARTMENT HEAD. LACK OF RESPONSE FROM THIS INDIVIDUAL ON YOUR BEHALF MAY DISQUALIFY YOUR APPLICATION.
    4. AT A LATER POINT VIA AN EMAIL REQUEST, YOU WILL COMPLETE A VIDEO ESSAY OF AT LEAST 200 WORDS ABOUT YOURSELF.

    For the 2019 Summer Intern program, please complete this application as soon as possible. First come, First Interviewed.

    If you have any questions or concerns with the application, please call Keith Pomocnik at 312-559-9222 Ext 7.

    Special Note Regarding College Credit:

    Colleges/Universities with students selected for an internship are encouraged to grant three (3) academic college credits to the interns upon the completion of the program. However, the college or university officials at each institution are the authority of final decisions. Students should discuss arrangements with their institutions, prior to starting the internship.