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2017 Congressional Budget Office Internship

Modified: February 6, 2017

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) provides the Congress with the objective, timely, and nonpartisan analyses needed for economic and budgetary decisions. Through February 27, CBO is accepting applications from graduate students for the 2017 Summer Internship Program. Interns contribute to CBO’s work in areas such as budget and tax policy, health care, national defense, the environment, education, retirement assistance, other income assistance, regulation, and public investment. 

CBO internships offer: 

  • Ten weeks of experience in the federal budget process and policymaking, 
  • Responsibility for specific projects, 
  • The opportunity to work with experts in economic analysis, 
  • Flexible start and end dates, 
  • The opportunity to participate in educational events on Capitol Hill, 
  • The dynamic environment of one of the world’s premier cities, 
  • Competitive compensation based on academic level and related experience, and 
  • A local transportation subsidy of up to $255 per month. 

The position requires academic or professional experience in statistical analysis or in quantitative analysis using spreadsheets, as well as the ability to handle several analytic issues simultaneously. Candidates can can view this PDF or view it online and apply on the website.

Current Opportunity, Professional Development