The Executive Office of the President, Office of Administration, is currently seeking enthusiastic and dedicated undergraduate and graduate student interns to assist in providing support services for the President of the United States.
The Office of Administration views student interns as the future of the Federal workforce; therefore, interns will be exposed to the Federal work environment in order to gain professional experience and build leadership skills. Participants will also learn the mission of the Office of Administration, and its responsibility to the Executive Office of the President.
Fall 2014 intern positions are available within the Office of Administration with an anticipated start date of Tuesday, September 2, 2014 and an end date of Friday, December 12, 2014. Applications, containing all supporting documents, must be submitted by the deadline (please refer to designated link below.) Participants are expected to work at least 15-20 hours per week. While the internship is unpaid, transportation subsidy benefits will be allocated to interns relying on public transportation.
To qualify you must:
- Be a U.S. Citizen
- Be at least 18 years of age at the time of application
- Be enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a degree-seeking student in an accredited college or university on at least a half-time basis for the semester
- Be in good academic standings
In order to apply for this position, students are required to submit a résumé, assessment questionnaire, and unofficial college transcript. To begin the process, please visit the USAJOBS website and create an account: www.usajobs.gov
Applications will be received and reviewed by the Intern Coordinator. If the office expresses interest, applicants may be contacted directly for an interview. After a tentative job offer, other suitability checks will be administered.
The following internships are available within the Office of Administration. Please indicate your area of interest within your resume.
Interns will impact the Executive Office of the President tremendously by providing expert software development and business process engineering services that will increase productivity and save many task hours in the future. Interns will also work with the SoftWare Automation and Technology (SWAT) Team in order to revolutionize computer usage and business processes within the Executive Office of the President, including the White House.
Office of the General Counsel
Interns will have an opportunity to work closely with senior attorneys in order to gain practical legal experience, and network with other future members of the legal profession. Other duties include researching appropriation and fiscal law, government ethics, employment law, procurement law, litigation, and information and records management law.
Office of the Director
Interns will perform tasks that involve front office management, project ownership and development. Interns will also complete special projects as assigned by the Chief of Staff and Management Analyst.
Office of Chief of Operation Services
: Interns will serve as a liaison between COOS and other senior management within the OCOOS organization. Interns will also complete projects including Physical Security, Facilities, and Construction.
: Interns will assist with various projects, such as site inspections, filing of drawings and technical documents and report compilation.
: Interns will support the operational aspects of ongoing projects and serve as a liaison between project management, project team, and supervisory management.
: Interns will provide daily verification, load, dispatch, and deliver various mail for the Executive Office of the President operations. Interns will also participate in critical customer service projects.
Continuity of Operations Planning
Continuity of Operations Planning Interns will work with COOP manager to plan and track upcoming exercises within the EOP, assist with research in COOP areas, participate in quarterly meeting with EOP components, and develop strategies for current COOP system.
Office of the Chief Administrative Officer
Human Resources Management Division
: Interns will assist in maintaining personnel files, providing recruitment, and placement. Interns will also arrange drug screenings for selected applicants, prepare staffing reports, and respond to inquiries concerning the status of recruitment announcements under the direction of a senior Human Resources Specialist.
Learning and Development Division
: Interns will assist in maintaining training databases, run training reports, process training requests, conduct research projects, and market assets within the division. Interns will also assist the Office of Administration with other special projects.
Special Programs and Systems Division
: Interns will assist in the functional support of human resource technology for personnel, payroll, time and attendance, human resource automation projects, transit subsidy tracking, and related system issue resolution.
Personnel Security Division
: Interns will assist in the Personnel Security Division with miscellaneous administrative and operational duties. Interns will also assist in ensuring the safety, security, and protection of the White House complex. A previous and current clearance is recommended, but not a requirement.
: Interns will assist the Physical and Emergency Preparedness office with miscellaneous administrative and operational duties. Other duties include assisting in ensuring the safety, security, and protection of the White House complex.
Office of the Chief Financial Officer
: Interns will assist in developing component budget tables, review narrative description, drafting and editing bulletins, researching and providing information on various financial laws and regulations. Interns will also perform basic accounting and financial analysis work, and provide supporting services for traveling EOP staff.
: Interns will assist in processing various procurement contracts, maintaining proper acquisition procedures, and utilizing electronic procurement systems.
Special Projects Office
: Interns will assist with Financial and Process improvement processes for the Director's Office and OFCO.
Office of the Chief Information Officer
: Interns will work with appropriate personnel in order to maintain inventory records, which include scheduling, conducting interviews, and gathering information.
Customer Service Branch
: Interns will perform various duties, including taking meeting notes and project tracking.
Operations and Engineering
: Interns will perform special projects as assigned, attend meetings, provide written statements, and operate computer systems related to architecture, and design. Applicants must be able to proficiently operate Microsoft Office Suite, including Project, Excel, and Visio.
Acquisition Integrity Contract Oversight
: Graduate Student Interns will perform special projects dealing with contracts and procurement.
New Media Technologies
: Interns will interact with vendors to resolve invoicing concerns. Other duties include, filing, invoice review, expense updates, letter preparation, and data extrapolation.
: Interns will organize the office on-boarding information book, manage Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Deputy CIOs' business contact records and conduct research on federal information.
Deputy Chief Information Officer
: Interns will attend meetings, gather actions, follow up with personnel, and raise obstacles to the appropriate level.
Project Management Office
: Interns will perform several duties, including compiling market research data, assisting with acquisition/procurement planning, executing and assisting with planning and conducting testing.
Library Research Service
Interns will work with professional Library Research Staff on a variety of projects, such as collection analysis, digitizing print collections and providing metadata for access.