STUDENT TRAINEE (MUSEUM CURATOR) - INTERNSHIP


Vacancy ID: 721736   Announcement Number: NW21099-09-721736K1405846-P   USAJOBS Control Number: 323534800

Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. Have you been accepted for enrollment or are enrolled and seeking a degree (diploma, certificate, etc.) in museum work, an applicable subject-matter field, or other related fields of study from a qualifying educational institution (a public high school whose curriculum has been approved by a State or local governing body; a private school that provides secondary education as determined under State law, a homeschool that is allowed to operate in a State; any of the following educational institutions or curricula that have been accredited by an accrediting body recognized by the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education: a technical or vocational school; a 2-year or 4-year college or university; a graduate or professional school (e.g. law school, medical school); or a post-secondary homeschool curriculum, on a full or half-time basis? (Note: Please document your enrollment information in your application package to support your claim).

A. Yes
B. No

2. Please select one response that best describes how you meet the basic education requirement for the GS-1099, STUDENT TRAINEE (MUSEUM CURATOR) occupational series. (PLEASE NOTE: You must submit a copy of your transcripts or other appropriate documents to verify your claim).

A. I have a Bachelor's degree in museum work or in an applicable subject-matter field.
B. I have a combination of education and experience - courses equivalent to a major, as shown in A above, plus appropriate experience or additional education.
C. I have four years of experience that provided knowledge comparable to that normally acquired through the successful completion of the 4-year course of study as shown in A above.
D. I do not have education and/or experience, as described above.

3. For GS-05: Please select one response that best describes how you meet the minimum qualifications for a GS-1099-05, STUDENT TRAINEE (MUSEUM CURATOR). (PLEASE NOTE: If you are substituting education for experience, you must submit a copy of your transcripts to verify your claim).

A. I have successfully completed a Bachelor's degree or equivalent graduate degree in museum work or in an applicable subject-matter field.
B. I have a combination of education and experience - courses equivalent to a major, as shown in A above, plus appropriate experience or additional education.
C. I have four years of experience that provided knowledge comparable to that normally acquired through the successful completion of the 4-year course of study as shown in A above.
D. I do not have any of the experience or education as described above.

4. For GS-07: Please select one response that best describes how you meet the minimum qualifications for a GS-1099-07, STUDENT TRAINEE (MUSEUM CURATOR). (PLEASE NOTE: If you are substituting education for experience, you must submit a copy of your transcripts to verify your claim).

A. I have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade (GS-05) in the Federal service performing support tasks in the management of a museum collection. Experience may include such duties as: accessioning, labeling, recording and storing, packing or otherwise handling collection material; performing simple housekeeping duties in maintenance of established exhibits; and performing routine filing and record keeping in libraries of pamphlets, films, slides and other material maintained for the information of the public.
B. I have successfully completed one year of graduate-level education in museum studies.
C. I have completed a bachelor’s degree in museum studies with superior academic achievement.
D. I have a combination of experience and graduate education as described above that equates to one year of experience.
E. I do not have any of the experience or education as described above.

5. For GS-09: Please select one response that best describes how you meet the minimum qualifications for a GS-1099-09, STUDENT TRAINEE (MUSEUM CURATOR). (PLEASE NOTE: If you are substituting education for experience, you must submit a copy of your transcripts to verify your claim).

A. I have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade (GS-07) in the Federal service handling museum collection items, following established policies and procedures, to ensure the care and maintenance of historical artifacts. Experience may include such duties as: storing or packing collection materials, housekeeping duties in the display and maintenance of established exhibits, or recording and cataloging artifacts.
B. I have successfully completed a master's or equivalent graduate degree in museum studies.
C. I have successfully completed two full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a master's degree in museum studies.
D. I have a combination of experience and graduate education as described above that equates to one year of experience.
E. I do not have any of the experience or education as described above.

6. Your ratings in this Occupational Questionnaire are subject to evaluation and verification based on the documents and references you submit.  Deliberate attempts to falsify or inflate your responses may be grounds for not referring you.

Please take this opportunity to review your rating to ensure the accuracy of your answers and that they are supported by your resume.  Failure to agree to the statement below will disqualify you from further consideration for the position.

A. Yes, I verify that all of my responses to this questionnaire are true and accurate. I accept that if my supporting documentation does not support one or more of my responses to the questionnaire that my application may be rated lower and/or I may be removed from further consideration.

B. No. I do not accept this agreement and/or I no longer wish to be considered for this position.