Internships at The U.S. General Services Administration
Are you interested in an internship at GSA? Are you currently a junior graduating in May or June of 2023? Want to make an impact while enjoying meaningful work assignments, fantastic benefits, and enriching career development opportunities, all while getting paid? Join our team at the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) and find out why we’re one of the Best Places to Work in the federal government!
GSA is often described as the government’s Landlord & Business. Our core mission is to help federal agencies buy smarter, reduce their real estate footprint, provide efficient, cost-saving technology and create a better, faster federal government. Our jobs are as diverse as the services we provide, which makes us a great place to start, build, and expand your career!
We are currently recruiting for the following internship experience within our Federal Acquisition Service (a component of GSA that focuses on procuring goods & services for the federal government):
- General Business Trainee: The General Business Trainee (1199 Series) is part of the Pathways Internship Program.
If you become an intern, you will be expected to help with a range of tasks and will be afforded the opportunity to learn the scope and foundation of GSA/FAS acquisition responsibilities, assisting contract specialists and management with day-to-day operations. Assignments are made with the objective of challenging your abilities and initiative and providing opportunities to display self-motivation. The ultimate goal is to give you a good overview of the organization and set you up for success if you are offered a permanent position after graduation. As an intern, you will be considered for a permanent position with FAS’ Emerging Leaders Program, an entry-level rotational and training program, upon graduation.
GSA employs nearly 12,000 employees nationwide. Headquartered in Washington, DC, we have 11 regional offices located across the country; Atlanta, GA, Auburn, WA, Boston, MA, Chicago, IL, Fort Worth, TX, Kansas City, MO, Lakewood, CO, New York, NY, Philadelphia, PA, San Francisco, CA, and Washington, DC. Should you be interested in other locations, we will discuss all available opportunities during a future virtual information session.
What We Offer:
- Orientation Session, an engaging orientation designed to provide information on program components, requirements, roles and responsibilities, and other essential information
- Networking with and learning from each other and current employees
- Technical training
- Ongoing professional development opportunities
- Opportunity for full-time employment after graduation
- Career-ladder position that offers rapid advancement, including potential annual promotions for the first 3 years (full performance level at a GS-12)
In addition, you will receive a wide array of benefits, including:
- Flexible work schedules & telework opportunities
- Multiple health insurance plans & life insurance
- Vacation, sick leave & 10 paid holidays
- A monthly transit subsidy
- An outstanding retirement plans
Who We Are Looking For:
Talented, motivated students who are looking to build their career at GSA, and who:
- Are currently juniors who have one full academic year remaining after June 2022
- Have completed at least 2 full academic years (or associate’s degree) by June 30, 2022
- Will be completing a bachelor’s degree between May – July 2023
- Are able to work full-time from June through August 2022
- Will commit to working part-time during the school year, for a minimum of 168 hours, before graduating in May – July 2023
- Are U.S. Citizens (As a federal agency, all of our employees must be U.S. Citizens)
How to Apply
Submit a resume in response to this job posting by Wednesday, October 27th.
You will then be invited to a virtual information session where you will receive additional information on how you will formally apply to the position via USAJOBS.
The United States General Services Administration (GSA) is a Federal Government Agency.
Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factors.
Reasonable Accommodation Policy
Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application will be made on a case-by-case basis. You can request reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job.