Job Overview


The National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) is the data collection and dissemination arm of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. NASS gathers and publishes a vast array of information on every facet of U.S. agriculture, including production, economics, demographics, and the environment.

NASS is seeking qualified students to perform statistical clerical assignments in support of their statistical mission.

This announcement will be used to fill full-time and part-time internship positions.

Employees who successfully complete the Pathways Intern program may be non-competitively converted to a professional statistician position (if qualified) in the GS-1530 series with FPL 12.

Telework is available for this position.


As a student trainee, you will:

  • Assist in preparing questionnaires, reports, and publications under the direction of statisticians.
  • Assist in preparing moderately difficult worksheets for summarization of survey data using a calculator or computerized spreadsheets and databases.
  • Assist in preparing and maintaining computerized charts and graphs for use by statisticians.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No