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.)
Agency: Office of Personnel Management
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
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?
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.
U.S. Citizens, 16 years old at time of appointment.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372.
Application forms and instructions are available at individual Federal agency personnel offices.
Applicants apply directly to agencies. Deadlines vary by agency and job location.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
How are proposals selected?
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?
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
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.
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.
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
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