PAID Student Trainee (Librarian) position (For current FDIC Interns Only) – Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Washington, DC


This position is located in the Division of Administration’s Corporate Services Branch in the Library and Public Information Branch of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and provides support in the areas of research, data collection, database management, assisting with coordination of FDIC Library activities and services for FDIC employees.
Additional selections may be made from this vacancy announcement to fill identical vacancies that occur subsequent to this announcement.

Major duties include:

  • Create recorded demonstrations to serve as on-demand training for the Library’s information and on-demand orientation for new FDIC Employees products working closing with the Reference staff including the implementation and testing effectiveness of the presentation and content.
  • Assist in the marketing of the Library services, by attending in-house promotion opportunities and through preparation and distribution of FDIC Library information packets.
  • Communicate and interact with internal and external organizations.
  • Provide customer research services in the areas of business and financial information.
  • Respond to inquiries regarding library services and programs during office visits, service reviews, and briefings.

Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a current FDIC Intern.
  • U.S. Citizenship is required.
  • Employment Conditions.
  • Registration with the Selective Service.
  • Low Risk Position – National Agency Check Investigation (NACI) required.
  • Completion of Confidential Financial Disclosure may be required.


Education requirements are established by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and must be met by close of the announcement.

Qualification determinations will be based on education only.

  • For the CG-7: 1 full year of graduate education or law school or superior academic achievement (S.A.A.) based of completed bachelors degree.
  • Degrees in Library and Information Science and other related fields are preferred but not required.

Note: One full academic year of graduate/vocational/trade/technical/high school is the number of credit hours determined by the college/university/school.

S.A.A. is based on (1) class standing (2) grade-point average, or (3) honor society membership

1. Class standing- applicants must be in the upper third of the graduating class in the college, university, or major subdivision, such as the school of Liberal Arts or the School of Business Administration, based on completed courses.

2. Grade-point average (G.P.A.)- Applicants must have a GPA average of:

a) 3.0 or higher out of a possible 4.0 (“B” or better) as recorded on their official transcript, or as computed based on 4 years of education, or as computed based on courses completed during the final 2 years of the curriculum; or

b) 3.5 or higher out of a possible 4.0 (“B+” or better) based on the average of the required courses completed in the major field or the required courses in the major field completed during the final 2 years of the curriculum.

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