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Federal Career Interns will be subject to a required basic training program and must successfully perform the job during the two-year internship.

Last Reviewed/Updated: 
03/18/2008

This non-competitive conversion to the competitive service will be effective on the date the two-year service requirement is met.

Last Reviewed/Updated: 
03/18/2008

No. The two years the employees spend on the excepted appointment will serve as the employee’s probationary (trial) period.

Last Reviewed/Updated: 
03/18/2008

The Federal Career Intern may be converted to a career-conditional appointment in the competitive service upon completing the program and meeting all qualifications, suitability and performance requirements.

Last Reviewed/Updated: 
03/18/2008

Yes. A Federal Career Intern may be converted to a career-conditional appointment in the competitive service upon completing the program and meeting all qualifications, suitability and performance requirements.

Last Reviewed/Updated: 
03/18/2008