Job Overview

Summary

About the Agency

BEA is consistently ranked as one of the Best Places to Work in the Federal government. We provide outstanding benefits, training, advancement opportunities, and a comfortable, healthy and efficient work environment. BEA is a moderately sized agency, with all staff housed together in one location and is largely comprised of economists, accountants, statisticians, and information technology professionals. To learn more about working at BEA or to see open positions, please visit our Web site. BEA is located within the Suitland Federal Center (SFC) in Suitland, MD, just outside of Washington, DC.

This vacancy is for a Student Trainee (Economist) at the Bureau of Economic Analysis. At the successful conclusion of this program, you may be eligible for non-competitive conversion to a ZP 0110 Economist, term or permanent position in the competitive service provided that all of the terms of the Internship Program are met and you meet the qualification for the position.

The Pathways Internship Program provides paid work experience to students who are in high school or pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in an accredited college or university.





Duties

The individual selected for this position will:

● Collect and analyze data from a wide variety of sources;

● Develop and use tables, charts, and graphs for analytic purposes;

● Prepare estimates and interpretive reports;

● Conduct economic research, develop and approve methodologies to enhance agency’s economic statistics;

● Perform economic analysis and estimation;

● Use and develop statistical computer applications

The full promotion potential of this position is: ZP-III

Supervisory Status

No

Promotion Potential

03

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Who May Apply

This job is open to…

Students who have recently been accepted in or are currently enrolled at least half-time in a high school, certificate or degree seeking program in an accredited college or university, graduate, or professional school. Half-time is typically 6 semester hours for undergraduate, and 3 semester hours for Masters and above (but may be determined by the school).

Questions? This job is open to 1 group.