2010-TAX-06 Student Summer Employment Program

Job Summary

The Tax Division is seeking 10-12 students to work 40 hours a week for the summer.The students will assist our sections with a variety of administrative and clerical tasks, in preparation for a move to a new building.  The work may include reviewing case files to ensure that all required case documents are included in the file and that all necessary data entries have been made. The position requires close attention to detail and data-entry skills.  Students will be hired under the government’s Student Temporary Employment Program. 

We encourage you to join one of the best places to work in government. The Department of Justice ranked #7 of cabinet-level agencies and the Tax Division ranked #9 of the 231 sub-agencies surveyed by the Partnership for Public Services 2009 Best Places to Work.

The Office is located in downtown Washington, not far from the National Mall, and local restaurants and eateries. The Office is accessible by public transportation, including the subway (metro).

Duty Location

Department of Justice - Tax Division

12 vacancies - Washington, DC

$24,865.00 – $30,456.00 USD /year

Other Information

Non-U.S. citizens may apply for employment but should be advised that appointments of non-U.S. citizens are extremely rare; such appointments would be possible only if necessary to accomplish the Department's mission and would be subject to strict security requirements. Applicants who hold dual citizenship in the U.S. and another country will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

If you use public transportation, part of your transportation costs may be subsidized.

You must submit to a drug test and receive a negative drug test before you can be appointed into this position. You will need to successfully complete a background security investigation before you can be appointed into this position.

All Federal employees are required by PL 104-134 to have federal payments made by Direct Deposit.

How to Apply

Please apply by submitting your resume, copy of your college transcript and proof of current enrollment to the following email address: Students.Tax-Apps@usdoj.gov .

Resumes must include the following information:

JOB INFORMATION--Announcement number, title and grades(s) of the job for which you are applying;

PERSONAL INFORMATION--Full name, mailing address (with ZIP Code), day and evening phone numbers (with area code), social security number, country of citizenship (most Federal jobs require United States citizenship.), veterans' preference, reinstatement eligibility (SF-50 as proof of your career or career-conditional status), highest Federal civilian grade held (also give job series and dates held.);

EDUCATION --High school, name, city, and state (ZIP Code), date of diploma or GED, colleges and universities, name, city and state (ZIP Code), majors. Type and year of any degrees received (if no degree, show total credits earned and indicate whether semester or quarter hours).

WORK EXPERIENCE--Give the following information for your paid and nonpaid work experience related to the job for which you are applying (do not send job descriptions): job title (include series and grade if Federal job), duties and accomplishments, employer's name and address, supervisor's name and phone number, starting and ending dates (month and year), hours per week, salary. Indicate if we may contact your current supervisor.

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS--Job-related training courses (title and year). Job-related skills, for example, other languages, computer software/hardware, tools, machinery, typing speed. Job-related certificates and licenses (current only). Job-related honors, awards, and special accomplishments, for example, publications, memberships in professional or honor societies, leadership activities, public speaking and performance awards (Give dates but do not send documents unless requested.).

Materials submitted as a part of your application will not be returned.


You must submit your application so that it will be received by the closing date of the announcement.This vacancy will be open Friday, March 05, 2010 to Friday, March 26, 2010.

For additional information about this position or vacancy, please contact Glenda C Martin at 202-616-2552.

Updated April 6, 2015

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