Job Overview


About the Agency

This vacancy is for a Student Trainee (Economics) at the Bureau of Economic Analysis, located in Washington, D.C. 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 ZP (0110) Economist. 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


The individual selected for this position will work in the Office of Chief Statistican and perform the following duties:

Conduct economic analysis and estimation, data collection, research on new data sources and methodologies, improve estimation techniques, and create and improve work-related documentation.  Analyze findingd and prepare reports describing results.  Conduct statistical research.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No