Announcing Summer Internship
at the Economic Research Service (ERS)
The application period for the 2019 Summer Internship Program at the USDA/ERS in Washington, DC is now open, March 22nd to April 5th. I We have several positions open for a Student Trainee (Economics). See the ERS website, www.ers.usda.gov for more details
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 $22/hour
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 2019 fall semester
Job Status: Full-Time
Summer interns may start as early as May 1 and end 89 days from the start date
For Applying To The Position:
Search for announcement number: ERS-PATH19EPO-10452414-CW, Student Trainee (Economics), GS-0199-07/09, https://www.usajobs.gov, search for Student Trainee (Economics)
APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED VIA USAJOBS.GOV BY 11:59 PM APRIL 5, 2019. There is a limit of 200 applicants;therefore, the posting could close before April 5th.