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Vacancy Details

Grade: 09

The following questions will determine if you possess the basic requirements to qualify for this position.
1 Choose the one answer that best describes your experience, education or combination of education and experience as related to the basic qualification requirements for this position: Answer to this question is required
  • I have a bachelor's or graduate degree from an accredited college or university in international law, international relations, political science, economics, history, sociology, geography, social or cultural anthropology, law, statistics, or in the humanities.
  • I have a bachelor's or graduate degree from an accredited college or university that included a combination of courses, with at least 24 semester hours in international law and international relations, political science, economics, history, sociology, geography, social or cultural anthropology, law, statistics, or in the humanities; OR 12 semester hours in one of the above disciplines AND 12 semester hours in statistics / quantitative methods.
  • I have a combination of education and experience where my coursework was equivalent to a major, or a combination of related courses totaling at least 24 semester hours, (as shown above), PLUS appropriate relevant experience or additional education.
  • I have completed at least 4 years of appropriate experience in one or more of the fields listed above in work associated with international organizations, problems, or other aspects of foreign affairs. (NOTE: qualifying work experience may have been gained through residence, study, teaching, business or commercial activities, military service, newspaper work, military or civil government activities, missionary or international relief work, or other experience in foreign countries.)
  • My education and/or experience does not match any of the above choices.
2 GS-9 Choose the one answer that best describes your experience, education or combination of education and experience as related to the basic qualification requirements for this position: Answer to this question is required
  • In addition to meeting one of the basic entry qualifications requirements listed above, I have 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to master's degree or master's or equivalent graduate degree from an accredited college or university. This education demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities to do the work of the position to be filled.
  • In addition to meeting one of the basic entry qualifications requirements listed above, I have at least 1 one full year of specialized experience that has equipped me with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position as described in the vacancy announcement. This experience is related to the work of the position and equivalent to at least the GS-7 level in the Federal service.
  • In addition to meeting one of the basic entry qualifications requirements listed above, I have a combination of graduate level education and specialized experience as described on the vacancy announcement, which is equivalent to the work of the position and is equivalent to the GS-7 level in the Federal service. This education and experience meets 100% of the qualification requirements for this position.
  • I do not meet any of the requirements described above.
Note: If you are qualifying based on education, you WILL BE required to submit transcripts as verification of educational requirement by the closing date of this announcement. If you fail to provide requested information, or the information you submit is insufficient to verify your eligibility, you WILL lose consideration for this position.
3 I understand that the responses provided in this questionnaire must be fully supported by my resume. I further understand that my resume must be detailed and highlight my most relevant and significant work experience (to include starting and ending dates of employment for each position held) and education (if applicable) as it relates to this job opportunity. My failure to do so will result in me being rated "Ineligible" or "Not Qualified" for this position. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
Please note that ALL applicants must submit a resume online and complete the entire application process to be considered for this position. Ensure that your resume, which is the basis for determining if you qualify for this position, thoroughly supports your responses to the below job specific assessment questions and that it contains the names, titles, beginning and ending dates of employment (month/year), and names and phone numbers of your current and/or previous supervisor(s). Your resume must contain the information outlined in the Applying for a Federal Job pamphlet (OF-510) http://careers.state.gov/forms/of0510.pdf
4 I understand that to qualify for this position based on education, I must submit a copy of my transcripts to receive consideration. However, if selected for this position, I will be required to provide official documentation prior to being appointed. (Please follow the instructions in the vacancy announcement). Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No

Grade: All Grades

1 I currently hold a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale. Answer to this question is required
  • True
  • False
2 What year will you be graduating from your academic program? Answer to this question is required
  • Spring 2015
  • Fall 2015
  • Spring 2016
  • Fall 2016
  • Spring 2017
  • Fall 2017
  • Spring 2018
  • Fall 2018
  • Spring 2019
  • Fall 2019
  • Spring 2020
  • Fall 2020
3 Are you able to type 40 or more words per minute? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes, I certify that I am able to type 40 or more words per minute.
  • No, I am not able to type 40 or more words per minute.
4 Do you have working knowledge of computer applications such as Microsoft Word or Microsoft Excel? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
5 I am proficient in my ability to use the following computer-based software program or applications: Answer to this question is required
  • Word processing programs
  • Spreadsheets
  • Presentation / graphics
  • Database management
  • Internet browsers
  • E-mail programs
  • Statistical / quantitative analysis tools
  • Web-based programs
  • Program management tools
  • None of the above
6 Based on the available openings listed on the vacancy announcement, please list the bureau(s) and office(s) you are interested in applying to OR if you would like to be considered for all offices, please state "I want to be considered for all offices." Maximum length of 500 characters. Answer to this question is required