Federal Summer Employment
OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT
Civil Service Reform Act of 1978, Public Law 95- 454.
To provide summer employment primarily for college students and high school students.
Types of Assistance
Uses and Use Restrictions
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.
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.
Application and Award Process
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.
Range of Approval/Disapproval Time
Formula and Matching Requirements
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Post Assistance Requirements
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
Data are not yet available for fiscal years 2001 and 2002.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Information about open examinations and/or Job Vacancy Announcements are available from sources listed below under "Headquarters Office."
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: http://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.
Web Site Address
27.001, Federal Civil Service Employment
27.003, Federal Student Temporary Employment Program
Examples of Funded Projects
Criteria for Selecting Proposals