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The Council of Economic Advisers (CEA) offers paid full-time and part-time internship programs on the White House campus.
Interns will have the opportunity to work on exciting, challenging projects with real world implications. Interns support the research and analysis-based mission of the CEA by assisting the staff in researching a wide range of macroeconomic, microeconomic, and international issues and conducting statistical analysis and data collection, among other responsibilities. Interns also earn valuable experience applying their quantitative and qualitative research skills on a daily basis and learn new ways to approach questions from CEA economists. Administrative duties to support the work of the Council are also involved.
Program participants must be U.S. citizens, at least 18 years or older before the first day of the program, and meet the following criteria:
- Currently enrolled in an accredited undergraduate or graduate degree program at a college, community college, or university (two- to four-year institution)
- Have demonstrated interest in economics, statistics, mathematics, public policy, or finance with a strong academic record and passion for public service
- Have excellent writing and analytical skills
- Have experience using Microsoft Office and conducting research and analysis
- Preferred candidates will have experience with Stata (or a similar statistical software)
- Required to obtain and maintain a favorable security determination and undergo pre-employment drug testing
- Required to attest to their vaccination status and must adhere to any White House-determined COVID-19 testing, masking, and/or social distancing guidance.
We are no longer accepting applications for the upcoming Summer 2023 session.