5 CFR 308.102 - Eligibility and status.
(a) Minimum Age. The selection of students to participate under the program should be in conformance with either Federal, State, or local laws and standards governing the employment of minors.
(b) Status. A student participating under an agency volunteer program is not considered to be a Federal employee for any purposes other than injury compensation or laws related to the Tort Claims Act. Service is not creditable for leave accrual or any other employee benefits.