Student Job Opportunities

 

Our Student/Summer Programs may be of interest to you. The information provided below describes our opportunities for students.

Student Career Experience Program (SCEP)

Program Features:

 

Opportunity to work year round;
  Flexible scheduling of work assignments;
  Available to all students, including high school, undergraduate, graduate, and vocational/technical students;
  Health and life insurance options; and,
  Earn leave credit for vacations.

 

How Does It Work?

 

  Opportunities include formal periods of work and study while you attend school (requiring a commitment by you, your school, and the CPSC);
  Work experience is directly related to your academic field of study; and,
  You will be eligible for permanent employment after you successfully complete the educational and work requirements.

 

Who Is Eligible?

 

  Students under the Student Career Experience Program (SCEP) MUST be U.S. Citizens to be eligible for conversion to a permanent Federal position.

 

Student Temporary Employment Program (STEP)

EARN MONEY, GET REAL-WORLD EXPERIENCE, AND BUILD YOUR RESUME WITH A STUDENT POSITION!

 

Program Features:

 

  Opportunity to work full-time during summer break, performing administrative-type duties and participating in career building projects;
  Flexible scheduling of work assignments;
  Available to all students, including high school graduates, undergraduate, graduate, and vocation/technical students; and
  Earn leave credit for vacations.

 

How Does It Work?

 

  Work experience does not need to relate to the academic program being pursued.
  There is no eligibility for conversion to a permanent position.

 

Where Can I Work?

 

The Consumer Product Safety Commission has available positions in:
  Bethesda, Maryland;
  Gaithersburg, Maryland;

 

How Much Will I Earn?

 

  Students will be hired at the GS-2 through the GS-4 level ($24,865 - $39,590 per annum). Salary will be determined by the applicant’s education and experience.

 

Who Is Eligible?

 

  Students who are enrolled or accepted for enrollment as degree seeking students and are taking at least a half-time academic, vocational or technical course in an accredited high school, technical or vocational school, 2 or 4 year college or university, graduate or professional school.
  Participation must be determined by Federal, State, or local laws and standards governing the employment of minors.
  U.S. Citizenship is required. All selectees must successfully complete a Fingerprint Check.

 

How Can I Apply?

 

  Send your resume, a copy of your transcripts and proof of school registration for the summer or fall semester to: recruitapps@cpsc.gov – Subject line: Student Summer Employment.



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