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Changes made May 13, 2022

Sitewide enhancements  

  • Created an automated demographic report.

Internships

  • Added internship details to the right rail of the student application pages.
  • Removed the Co-owner section of an internship when viewed as a co-owner.
  • Created a modal that displays when an internship creator or sitewide administrator cancels an internship.

Communities 

  • Added new toggles to manage the display of community logos on the community banners.
  • Updated the community profile banner on all pages to display a full banner image.
  • Moved the community search banner drawer to make the drawer more visible on the community settings page.
  • Added the ability for a student community administrator to display, create and edit internship cycles within a student community.

Bug fixes 

  • Fixed the Share link for internships to open the “mail to client”, even if there is a large amount of text in the introduction section of an internship.
  • Fixed an issue where the primary owner of an internship would show as both the primary and co-owner when making the co-owner of internship the primary.

Changes made April 29, 2022

Sitewide enhancements  

  • Created an automated demographic report.

Internships

  • Added an Email settings section on the student profile page.
  • Created a success banner that displays when a student makes an update to their email settings.
  • Added Required languages to the internship detail page.
  • Added two emails:
    • An email sent to a primary owner of an internship when they have been made co-owner.
    • An email sent to an internship co-owner when they have been made a primary owner.
  • Added the ability for internship creators and co-owners to cancel an internship.
  • Added internship metrics to the sitewide administrator’s dashboard.

Communities 

  • Created a Manage internships tab for student community administrators.

Bug fixes 

  • Fixed a paging issue on the Networking page.
  • Fixed a display issue so submitted internships will display on the sitewide administrator’s dashboard.
  • Fixed several 508 issues across the site.

Changes made April 15, 2022

Sitewide enhancements

  • Launched a new Student Internship feature. Federal employees can create internship opportunities and “students” can apply to the internships. The internship feature includes:
    • A selection process so internship creators can review application details and select or reject student applicants.
    • New statuses for student internships; Open, Reviewing applications, In progress and Complete. A dedicated page for administrators to manage internships and add co-owners to student internships.
    • A dedicated search page and filters for internship opportunities.
    • A custom survey to send to internship creators when an internship is completed.
    • The ability to award badges when a student internship is completed.
  • The student internship feature will let students:
    • Upload a resume or transcript.
    • Indicate language proficiency.
    • Select skills during the application process.

Communities

  • Redesigned the community cards.
  • Updated the community filters to include:
    • All communities
    • Student communities
    • Federal communities
  • Created a new community type for student internships.
  • Removed the Applicant management and Opportunity page and apply process sections for student communities.
  • Added a toggle to enable Language and GPA requirements for student communities.
  • Added the ability to create an internship within a student community.
  • Added discussion boards to student communities.

Bug fixes

  • Fixed an issue so toggling off community stories and events will remove them from the community profile page.
  • Fixed an issue so the Back to results link goes to the correct page.
  • Fixed an issue so the banner goes away after withdrawing an application.
  • Fixed an issue so past events no longer continue to display on the search page.
  • Fixed an issue so a link will display the correct color when revisiting a page.

Changes made April 1, 2022   

Sitewide enhancements

  • Updated the formatting of the certificates we issue when a user completes an opportunity or internship.

Other

  • Made several changes to support the future internship opportunity feature. These changes are not live yet.

Bug fixes

  • Fixed an issue where some federal employees were not able to create an account.
  • Fixed an issue where creators were re-directed to the home page instead of the profile page when selecting an applicant.

Changes made March 18, 2022

Sitewide enhancements  

  • Added the ability for users to edit their demographic data on the profile page.

Other

  • Made several changes to support the future internship opportunity feature. These changes are not live yet.

Bug fixes

  • Fixed an issue so a blank page no longer displays when updating an application.
  • Fixed an issue so the user count on the networking page shows the correct number of users.
  • Fixed an issue so validation text no longer displays after uploading a required document.
  • Fixed an issue so internships will show on the dashboard of a new owner.

Changes made March 4, 2022

Sitewide enhancements

  • Added the ability for users to enter demographic data.
  • Updated the monthly endorsement report used for data analysis purposes.
  • Updated the monthly mentor report used for data analysis purposes.

Other 

  • Made several changes to support the future internship opportunity feature. These changes are not live yet.

Bug fixes

  • Fixed a display issue with usajobs.gov URL’s on the community search pages.

Changes made February 18th, 2022

Other

  • Made several changes to support the future internship opportunity feature. These changes are not live yet.

Bug fixes

  • Fixed an issue where community banners and discussion boards would not change color when customized.
  • Fixed an issue where “inactive” would not display in the community dropdown list.

Changes made February 4, 2022

Other

  • Made several changes to support the future Internship opportunity feature. These changes are not live yet.

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