White House: Council on Economic Advisors (CEA) internships
CEA Internship Opportunities
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 Chair 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 analytical skills. If you are interested in applying, please send your resume, a transcript, and a cover letter via email to:
Archana Snyder, Director of Finance & Administration
President's Council of Economic Advisers
- October 31 for Spring session (Jan-May)
- March 31 for Summer (June-Aug)
- 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. The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability and genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factor.