JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2020 - January 31, 2021

U.S. Census Bureau

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Economic Measurement and Research Intern

JOE ID Number: 2020-02_111465143
Date Posted: 08/18/2020
Date Inactive: 01/31/2021
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Economic Measurement and Research Intern
Section: Other Nonacademic (Temporary, Part-Time, Non-Salaried, Consulting, Etc.)
Location: Suitland, Maryland, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- 00 - Default: Any Field
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Census Bureau’s Economic Measurement and Research Internship program seeks to hire interns in economics to support the nation’s growing demand for information. These are excepted appointments not to exceed two years, but may be extended up to four years upon supervisory approval. Census conducts statistical programs, supported by research, and is continuously improving existing or developing new data products.

Candidate Profile
We seek interns who have successfully completed a full 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor's or higher degree to provide research assistance to Ph.D. economists with research projects using confidential microdata. Relocation expenses may be paid.

The internship is an excellent opportunity, for those who might be interested in returning to school to earn their Ph.D., to gain experience in conducting original economic research and in developing advanced programming and data analysis skills. The ideal candidate will have previous programming experience in a statistical analysis software package (e.g., SAS, Stata, R, Python). Job duties include: data management and analysis, building data linking capabilities, summarizing results in tables and graphs and research.

Application Requirements
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Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 01/31/2021