Job Overview

Summary

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.

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.

This position does not have a Not-to-Exceed date and the qualified student may remain in the position for up to 8 years, as long as he/she meets the definition of a student. The appointment may be converted to a Term or Permanent appointment if all training, program, and educational requirements have been met.

Position may be part-time if selectee is enrolled in colledge.

Duties

Major Duties:

As a participant in the Pathways Intern Program, you will:

  • Initiate, coordinate, and carry out assigned statistical and survey methodology research studies to improve agricultural statistics.
  • Utilize statistical techniques to research new methodologies in the field of sampling, estimation, editing, imputation, data collection, processing, and data dissemination.
  • Participate in experimental comparisons of alternation statistical and data collection methodologies for establishment surveys and censuses.
  • Prepare reports and briefings on research activities for internal staff, external audiences, and peer-reviewed journal articles in addition to presenting results at scientific meetings.


Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No