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    The Assistant Analyst will support the division's research by working with project leaders on a range of tasks, including gathering data from many sources, analyzing data, conducting literature reviews, and collaborating with analysts on research and written reports. The analyst will also interact with others in legislative and executive branch agencies and at research institutions.

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    CBO's National Security Division is seeking an Assistant Analyst. The division analyzes policy issues related to the defense budget, veterans affairs, and homeland security. The division examines the long-term costs of the Defense Departments plans, alternative ways of achieving certain military capabilities, and the benefits and drawbacks of possible changes in military compensation and veterans benefits.
    The Assistant Analyst will support the division's research by working with project leaders on a range of tasks, including gathering data from many sources, analyzing data, conducting literature reviews, and collaborating with analysts on research and written reports. The analyst will also interact with others in legislative and executive branch agencies and at research institutions.
    The position is an opportunity to improve modeling, programming, and analytic skills in a research-intensive environment and to gain experience with the defense budget and national security policy. Assistant Analysts often pursue professional or graduate degrees in fields such as economics and finance following their two- to three-year appointments at CBO.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    0

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    0560 Budget Analysis

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