Job Overview

Summary

About the Agency

The Economics and Statistics Administration is seeking bright, innovative, results-oriented individuals to join our Pathways Internship Program (IP).  The Pathways Internship Program (IP) targets students accepted for enrollment or currently enrolled in a degree-seeking program (diploma, certificate, etc.) in an accredited/qualifying educational institution, on a full or half-time basis. (Applicants who do not meet the definition of “student” will not be considered.) Internships can be seasonal (spring, summer, fall) or year round.  At the successful conclusion of this program, you may be eligible for non-competitive conversion to a GS (0110) Economist with a promotion potential to the GS-12.  Interns may work full-time or part-time schedules.

It is important to remember that eligibility for conversion does not guarantee that the agency will decide to opt for conversion.

Cumulative GPA of 3.0 - must maintain at least a 3.0 GPA throughout the entire internship appointment.

Duties

GS-05: Incumbent Pathways’ Student Trainee Economist interns at the Economics and Statistics Administration (ESA) take responsibility for small unified segments of larger economic projects, which require strong research, data analysis, and data presentation skills.  Incumbents have also partnered with senior economists to produce brief analyses published as blogs on the ESA website.  

Incumbent Pathways Student Trainee Economist interns also perform clerical, procedural, and administrative support duties for senior executives and other office staff. Examples of activities performed by incumbent interns include providing telephone and receptionist services, reserving rooms for meetings, filing material and maintaining office filing systems, making complete arrangements for large conferences, and composing complex, but non-technical correspondence.

GS-07: Incumbent Pathways’ Student Trainee Economist interns at the Economics and Statistics Administration (ESA) take responsibility for small unified segments of larger economic projects, which require strong research, data analysis, and data presentation skills. Incumbents have also partnered with senior economists to produce brief analyses published as blogs on the ESA website.  

Incumbent Pathways Student Trainee Economist interns also perform clerical, procedural, and administrative support duties for senior executives and other office staff. Examples of activities performed by incumbent interns include providing telephone and receptionist services, reserving rooms for meetings, filing material and maintaining office filing systems, making complete arrangements for large conferences, and composing complex, but non-technical correspondence. 

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No