The Nelson A. Rockefeller Center for Public Policy and the Social Sciences

Internship Opportunity: White House Council of Economic Advisors

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PLEASE NOTE: This opportunity is listed for reference only. The deadline to apply has passed.

Position Type: Unpaid

Location: Washington D.C.

Sector: Government - Executive

Start and End Date: September to December

Wage or benefits: Unpaid Internship

Time Commitment: Offers full and part-time

Desired Class Year: Open to all class years including graduate students

Desired Major or Interest: Open to all majors (however, some economic coursework to their credit is required)

Application Deadline: 7/1/18

Organization website:

Brief Description of the organization:

The Council of Economic Advisers (CEA) 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 CEA in Washington, D.C. offers full- and part-time internships during the spring and fall semesters, and full-time internships during the summer. 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.

Brief Description of the Intern’s role or key qualifications:

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.  All applicants must be:

  • A U.S. citizen 
  • At least 18 years of age 
  • A full time student, enrolled in a degree-seeking program at an accredited academic institution or a recent graduate

How to apply:

More information:

Please send your resume, a transcript, and a cover letter via email to: Tomeka Jordan, Director of Finance and Administration President's Council of Economic Advisers Email:

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