Job Overview


The Economic Research Service is seeking qualified students to participate in the 2014 Summer Pathways Internship Program.  These temporary, excepted service appointments are expected to begin in May and end in September.  Internships are open to individuals who have been accepted for enrollment or who are enrolled and seeking a degree (diploma, certificate, etc.) from a qualifying educational institution on a full or half-time basis.

Travel and relocation expenses will not be paid.

This announcement will be used to fill a full-time internship position. This Job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.


Interns who are assigned to a GS-0399, Student Trainee (Clerical and Office Support) position assist professional and technical staff by performing miscellaneous clerical duties in support of the work of the office. Typical, but not all-inclusive duties are illustrated by performance of any combination of the following:

  • Opening and distributing mail; preparing, receiving, reviewing, and verifying documents
  • Maintaining office records; filing material; locating and compiling data or information from files
  • Answering and referring telephone calls
  • Typing a variety of material including draft reports, memoranda and correspondence using a personal computer and related word processing software

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No