Job Posting: RA Opportunities for Grad Students at Census

Bureau of the Census

Job Title:  Research Economist Student Trainee GS-0199-9/11, Census-D-TH
Department:  Department Of Commerce
Agency:  Bureau of the Census
Job Announcement Number:  BOC-201


The Pathways Internship Program provides paid work experience to students who are in high school or pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in an accredited college or university.

At the successful conclusion of this program, they may be eligible for non-competitive conversion to a permanent or term position.

It is important to remember that eligibility for conversion does not guarantee that the agency will decide to opt for conversion.

This vacancy is for a Research Economist Student Trainee position located at the U.S. Census Bureau Headquarters in Suitland, Maryland.

This position is in the excepted service.

This is a non-bargaining unit.

This position is ELIGIBLE for telework; additional criteria will be required (e.g., supervisory approval).

Relocation expenses WILL NOT be paid.

**Multiple selections may be made from various directorates within the Census Bureau from this announcement for a position with the same title, series, grade(s), promotion potential, general job responsibilities and duty location **


  • You must be a U.S. citizen.
  • You must successfully complete a background investigation.
  • You may be required to complete a financial disclosure (OGE-450).
  • A one-year trial period may be required.
  • Maintain a 3.0 GPA or better.

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