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Council of Economic Advisers Internships

The President's Council of Economic Advisers (CEA) in Washington, D.C. offers full-time internships during spring and fall semesters, and during the summer. Part-time applicants who can commit to at least 30 hours a week will be considered during the spring and fall semester. Interns at the CEA are responsible for assisting the staff in researching a wide range of macroeconomic, microeconomic, and international issues, providing assistance in making charts and analyzing data. Administrative duties to support the work of the Council are also involved.

The President's Council of Economic Advisers provides the President with objective economic analysis and advice on the development and implementation of a wide range of domestic and international economic policy issues. The Council has a Chairman and two Members, who are Senate-confirmed Presidential Appointees. The staff of the Council consists of Senior and Junior Economists, Analysts, Research Assistants, and a statistical and administrative staff.

Applicants for the Intern positions should be graduate students or full-time undergraduates with some economic coursework to their credit and have good writing and computer skills. If you are interested in applying, please send your resume, a transcript, and a cover letter via fax or e-mail to:

Rosemary Rogers, Intern Coordinator, President's Council of Economic Advisers, The White House, Washington, DC 20502, Fax: (202) 395-5013, E-mail:

Deadlines: October 31 for Spring session (Jan-May); March 31 for Summer (June-Aug); and May 31 for the Fall session (Aug-Dec).

All applicants must be a U.S. citizen (no dual citizenships); at least 18 years of age; a full time student, enrolled in a degree-seeking program at an accredited academic institution.

All internship positions at the Council of Economic Advisers are unpaid.