This position is being filled utilizing the Direct Hire Authority for students pursuing IT Certifications, Bachelors and/or Masters Degrees within Information Technology Management. The student trainee series in each Occupational Group includes all trainee positions that involve periods of pertinent formal education and periods of employment in a Federal agency. The education and employment must be part of a formal student employment program. The level of education and experience completed by the student is a major consideration in establishing the level of on-the-job training and work assignments during periods of employment. The employee provides basic technical support to Information Technology (IT) Specialist as a student trainee. He or she serves as an IT technician performing a variety of duties requiring a working knowledge of detailed procedures of the work being characterized by some readily acquired skill and/or knowledge in an IT field.Major Duties and Responsibilities:Serves as Student Trainee (Information Technology Management) in cooperation with an accredited college or university. Receives on-the-job training with pertinent education leading to a degree at a college or university. Performs a variety of entry level duties in IT, Information Systems, or Information Assurance (IA)/Cybersecurity.1. Receives on-the-job training in carefully selected assignments to develop knowledge and skills of an IT Specialist. Training assignments embrace the principles, concepts, regulations, and work processes fundamental to performing elementary phases of research, analysis, and development as well as maintenance, testing, and implementation of software, IT, and IA applications. Work involves development and maintenance of IA and IT applications, requiring a working knowledge of Internet technology and Hypertext Markup Language (HTML).(60%)2. Performs tasks to apply classroom experience and gain on-the-job experience in the basic application of principles, procedures, and work techniques in actual operating situations.(40%)Performs other duties as assigned.