FCC Seeks Recent Engineering School Grads for EIT

The FCC is seeking applications from engineering school graduates with superior academic credentials and an interest in communications engineering for its 2008 Engineer-in-Training Program.

The program helps the commission recruit new and recent engineering school graduates to the FCC and the field of communications.

Recent engineering grads and candidates for graduation this spring are invited to apply for openings in the program’s 2008 class. EIT Program participants will be located at FCC headquarters in Washington or select field offices.

Applications must be received by April 10 and must include a cover letter, résumé, writing sample, official school transcript and list of references.

Selection criteria includes academic achievement as demonstrated by class standing; demonstrated technical competence; writing skills; and demonstrated interest in government service and/or the communications industry.

Interested applicants must respond to FCC Vacancy Announcement Number DEU-EIT-2008-0001, available on the FCC Web site.

Registration through the commission’s online recruitment tool, FCCJobs, which allows candidates to apply online.

Additional information is available on the FCC’s EIT Program page at www.fcc.gov/EITprogram, or by contacting a human resources office rep at (202) 418-0130 or e-mail at recruit@fcc.gov.

(Radio World)