Student Trainee (Social Science) (Internship – Pathways),National Telecommunications and Information Administration,02-26-2019,USA Gov


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  • Open & closing dates

    02/26/2019 to 03/12/2019

  • Service


  • Pay scale & grade

    ZP 01

  • Salary

    $23,570 to $53,811 per year

  • Appointment type

    Temporary – Temporary NTE 1 year – Full-Time

  • Work schedule

    Full-Time – Internship


1 vacancy in the following location:


    Boulder, CO

    1 vacancy

Relocation expenses reimbursed


Telework eligible


This job is open to



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

Clarification from the agency

Applications will only be accepted from students CURRENTLY enrolled in a degree or certificate-seeking (Diploma, Bachelors, Masters, etc.) academic program recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Full-time during school breaks and Part-time 10 to 20 hours while attending school for students in the commuting area.



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  • Duties


    This position is located at the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet). FirstNet is an independent authority within the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) that is responsible for building deploying, operating and maintaining a nationwide, interoperable public safety broadband network.  FirstNet is governed by a 15 member Board that has significant experience in Wireless Telecommunications, Business, Technology and Public Safety.

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    As a Pathways Intern supporting the Products Team from the Public Safety Advocacy Division, the incumbent will support activities related to obtaining, analyzing, and applying operational use case and case study data from public safety entitles regarding their use of mobile broadband technologies.

    The selectee will serve as a Student Trainee assisting product management and engineering professionals.  Duties will include, but are not limited to:

    • Collaborating with FirstNet Authority team members and public safety to design physical and/or virtual/extension broadband experiences for the Experience FirstNet Program and the FirstNet Experience Center.
    • Supporting Product and Partnership Development team members by compiling market research, public safety case study data, and other input sources (e.g., survey data, etc.) and developing that data into strategic and/or product roadmap considerations, in alignment with FirstNet Authority strategic goals and objectives.
    • Consider public safety operational use cases and help to research, evaluate, and potentially integrate existing solutions from the broader technology ecosystem into viable solution considerations for interested agencies.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0199 Social Science Student Trainee

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