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Student Trainee (Mathematics and Statistics-Pathways Internship),Department of Energy,01-17-2020,USA Gov

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  • Open & closing dates

    01/17/2020 to 01/23/2020

    This job will close when we have received 75 applications which may be sooner than the closing date. Learn more
  • Service


  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 03 - 07

  • Salary

    $31,284 to $63,267 per year

  • Appointment type

    Internships - Not-To-Exceed (NTE) 30 September 2020, some appointments may be extended and/or may be converted to a term or permanent position; however, conversion is not mandatory or guaranteed.

  • Work schedule



few vacancies in the following location:

  • Washington, DC
Relocation expenses reimbursed


Telework eligible


This job is open to

  • Students

    Current students enrolled in accredited educational institutions from high school to graduate level. Includes internships, pathways and other student programs.

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Students Current students enrolled in accredited educational institutions from high school to graduate level. Includes internships, pathways and other student programs. This Pathways Internship will have a tentative start date in June 8, 2020. If you graduate before September 2020 you will not be eligible for this Pathways Internship Program

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  • Duties


    This position is being filled under the Pathways Internship Program within the Energy Information Administration (EIA). This Internship Program provides students who are enrolled in or accepted for enrollment in a wide variety of qualifying educational institutions with paid opportunities to work and explore career paths related to their academic fields of study or career interests.

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    For a Mathematics and Statistics Student Trainee duties may include:

    As a Mathematics and Statistics Student Trainee, you will perform a wide variety of mathematical/statistical computations to reduce experimental or other types of data to a form suitable for analysis by senior mathematicians/statisticians. You will assist in extracting data and measurements from a variety of prescribed sources; recognize and resolve errors that are readily apparent but require a limited knowledge of the subject matter; process data according to well-defined methods and established formulas using mathematics, elementary algebra, geometry, and standard formulas; prepare notes for descriptions and revisions to assist higher-graded mathematicians/statisticians.

    This position is NTE 30 September 2020 internship, with the possibility of extension or conversion to a term or permanent position; however, conversion or extension is not mandatory or guaranteed. Internships may be extended through the school year based on workload requirements and budget availability. This appointment does not confer permanent federal status. You may be eligible for conversion to a term or permanent position in the competitive service after successful completion, provided you satisfy the program requirements, and work and funding is available.

    GS 03

    • Participate in a variety of assignments involving analytical methods. 
    • Read and interpret values from tables as indicated in instruction.

    GS 04

    • Documents reports and charts for aspects of study proposals, methods, premises, and conclusions, and engages in behind the scenes roles in briefings to officials on progress and conclusions of studies. 
    • Compile, organize and document data while also identifying likely variables.

    GS 05

    • Employ statistical techniques to generate probability functions. 
    • Apply standard procedures in both mathematics and statistics to be used in data analysis and normalization. 
    • Select and prepare well-defined data in a given format and perform routine computations

    GS 07

    • Analyze likely significant variables and underlying relationships
    • Complete specific segments of analyses projects, selecting, using and applying standard techniques and theories of the profession
    • Arrange draft reports and charts to document specific facets ·of study proposals, methods, premises, and conclusions.
    • Collaborate in the planning, designing and conducting tests to obtain and validate data.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential

    09 - Promotion and conversion is not mandatory or guaranteed

  • Job family (Series)

    1599 Mathematics And Statistics Student Trainee

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/556778900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

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