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USDA Summer 2017 Intern Positions

Posted: February 17, 2017

The Economic Research Service (ERS) is an economic research agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Multiple intern positions available.

Student Trainee (Economics): GS-0199-07/09 (multiple positions)

An excellent opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students to gain valuable research experience by assisting highly-skilled economists and/or social scientists and to work with ERS models and data sets. These positions require individuals with a solid foundation in economic theory and strong quantitative skills; experience with data collection, econometric analysis, data base management and/or mathematical programming and models; and good communications skills. Interns participate in a wide variety of research projects involving agriculture and environment, domestic and international markets, agricultural and trade policy, food safety, diet and nutrition, consumer economics, rural development, and agricultural finance.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Economics majors or related fields
  • Graduate student in economics or related fields

LOCATION:

  • 355 E Street, SW • Washington, DC 20024-3221

SALARY:

  • Based on education, approximately starting at $21/hr

YOU MUST BE:

  • U.S. citizen
  • Currently have been accepted for enrollment or is enrolled in a college or university and will be continuing in the fall semester

POSITION INFORMATION:

  • Appointment: Temporary
  • Job Status: Full-Time
  • Summer interns may work from May 1 to September 30, 2017

FOR APPLYING TO THE POSITION VISIT:

APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED VIA USAJOBS.GOV BY MARCH 3, 2017.  For more information, visit ERS website: ers.usda.gov or contact Loretta T. Miller, or (202) 694-5379.