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Job Listing: Personnel Research Psychologist, Student Intern

04/21/2015 1:52 PM | Anonymous

U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Location: Washington, DC


Pathways Intern Student Trainee (Personnel Research Psychologist).  The Personnel Research and Assessment Division (PRAD) of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has one Student Intern opening (GS-199-05/07, salary range: $34,415 - $55,421 per year) in its Washington, DC office.  Applications will be accepted from Tuesday, April 21 to Friday, May 8, 2015.

PRAD specializes in personnel selection and supports the assessments used to hire and promote CBP employees.  Students should have strong analytical skills and a desire to learn. At the end of the internship, students may be converted to a permanent position in PRAD.

Job Duties:

  • Assist with the preparation of documentation on tests in the area of personnel research psychology.
  • Assist in the development, validation, and implementation of test instruments for selection and promotion; coordinate with the training academies in collecting training data for use as criterion measures; design and participate in research validation studies; and establish validation and other research databases.
  • Assist in conducting psychometric analyses on tests and conduct research on a variety of human resources issues.
  • Assist in proofreading, performing statistical computations and assembling tests and surveys.

Students must be enrolled in a course of study with academic career goals related to Industrial/Organizational Psychology. 

For more information about this position and to apply, please visit the announcement on USA Jobs: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/401158700

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