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Summer Employment Initiative for High School and College Students Positions Available Nation-Wide

March 12th, 2010

On March 8th, the FAA will advertise vacancy announcements for students seeking summer employment.  The Summer Employment Initiative is designed to attract talented students to the workforce for summer employment opportunities into entry-level positions and provide positive work and developmental experience.
Position Openings:
Miscellaneous Clerk and Assistant, FV-303-C Management Assistant, FV-344-D Management and Program Analyst, FV-343-F Engineering Technician, FV-802-F

Duty locations: FAA Headquarters, all regions, and centers and some field locations.
Note: Specific FAA duty locations will be posted on vacancy announcement.  FAA regions and centers (field locations) will post separate vacancy announcements.

Eligibility: Applicant must be a student who meets all the following
United States Citizen
Enrolled or accepted in a half-time or full-time course schedule; Age 16 or older (by the closing date of the announcement); and Possess a grade point average of 2.0 or above on a scale of 4.0.

Appointment Type: Temporary appointment

Duration: Not to exceed 6 months (April through September)

Benefits: Students can earn sick and annual leave – depending on length of appointment

Work Schedules: Full-Time or Part-Time

Minimum Qualifications:  A “student” is defined as a student enrolled in a high school, vocational and technical school, undergraduate program (associate or baccalaureate degree) or graduate program. Students must be enrolled in or accepted for enrollment as a degree-seeking student (diploma, certificate, etc.). Must be at least the minimum age required by Federal, state, or local laws and standards governing the employment of minors. Students must be taking at least half-time course load, as defined by their academic institution; and must maintain a 2.0 grade point average on a scholastic average scale of 4.0.

How to Apply: FAA has an online employment application system called ASAP. All students must apply through the ASAP online system.  Go to Career Opportunities ( ) Type the following words “Summer”; in the Keyword Search Open an ASAP ( account and apply online.

If you have additional questions contact the local Human Resource Management office (

Filed under: Youth Job Opportunities

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