Federal Summer Employment


To provide summer employment primarily for college students and high school students.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Deleted 04/02/2020 (Archived.)
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Agency: Office of Personnel Management
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Federal Employment.
Program Accomplishments
Data are not yet available for fiscal years 2001 and 2002.
Civil Service Reform Act of 1978, Public Law 95- 454.
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
Any U.S. citizen may apply. The minimum age requirement is 16 years at time of appointment. Summer jobs are filled through agency staffing plans.
Beneficiary Eligibility
U.S. Citizens, 16 years old at time of appointment.
Not applicable.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372.
Application Procedure
Application forms and instructions are available at individual Federal agency personnel offices.
Award Procedure
Applicants apply directly to agencies. Deadlines vary by agency and job location.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
Not applicable.
Not applicable.
Not applicable.
How are proposals selected?
Not applicable.
How may assistance be used?
Most Federal agencies employ individuals during summer vacation periods. The jobs may be clerical, crafts and trades, administrative or subprofessional related to career interests. Employees are paid at the regular Federal pay rate for the position.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Not applicable.
Not applicable.
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Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Not applicable.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Not applicable.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
Information may be obtained from Federal agency personnel offices or through the National Job Information sources listed in paragraph #152 below.
Headquarters Office
Federal employment information is available nationwide from the following sources: USAJOBS - OPM's Web site: www.usajobs.opm.gov; Federal Job Opportunities Board (FJOB): Telephone: (912) 757-3100; Touch Screen Computer Kiosks: Located in OPM offices and Federal buildings throughout the country. USAJOBS by Telephone Listing System: Atlanta, GA, (404) 331-4315; Chicago, IL, (312) 353- 6192; Dayton, OH, (937) 225-2720; Denver, CO, (303) 969-7050; Detroit, MI, (313) 226-6950; Honolulu, HI, (808) 541-2791; Huntsville, AL, (205) 837-0894; Kansas City, MO, (816) 426-5702; Norfolk, VA, (757) 441-3355; Philadelphia, PA, (215) 597-7440; Raleigh, NC, (919) 790-2822; San Antonio, TX, (210) 805-2402; San Francisco, CA, (415) 744-5627; Seattle, WA, (206) 553-0888; Twin Cities, MN, (612) 725-3430; Washington, DC, (202) 606-2700; Nationwide, (912) 757-3000; and TDD Service, (912) 744- 2299.
Website Address
Financial Information
Account Identification
Funded by accounts of numerous
participating Federal agencies.
Program is coordinated by OPM, but is carried out by numerous Federal agencies. Obligations devoted to administration are not separately identifiable.
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Not applicable.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Information about open examinations and/or Job Vacancy Announcements are available from sources listed below under "Headquarters Office."
Examples of Funded Projects
Not applicable.


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