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What does the opportunity status mean?

Each status tells you where the opportunity is in the process. The status may be different based on whether you’re a creator or applicant, and also depends on if it’s a federal employee opportunity or a student internship opportunity.

Federal opportunity status


Draft

The opportunity has been saved as a draft and has not been submitted for approval.

Submitted

The opportunity has been submitted for approval.

Open

The opportunity is approved and accepting applicants.

Not Open

The opportunity is no longer accepting applicants, but the work has not yet started.

In progress

Participants have been assigned and are working on the opportunity. The opportunity is not accepting new applicants.

Completed

All work for the opportunity is done.

Canceled

The opportunity is no longer available—work was not started or completed.

Internship opportunity status


Draft

The internship opportunity has been saved as a draft. It hasn’t been submitted to the community manager for approval.

Submitted

The internship opportunity has been submitted to the community manager for approval.

Open

The internship is accepting applicants or is in progress.

In review

The creator is currently reviewing all applicants.

In progress

Participants have been assigned and are working on the internship. The internship is not accepting new applicants.

Completed

The internship has closed and the internship is completed.

Canceled

The internship is no longer available—work was not started or completed.