Student Trainee (Economist)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Apr 10, 2017
Closes
Apr 25, 2017
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY:

About the Agency

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) is an independent regulatory agency that regulates and oversees various aspects of the energy markets within the United States. We value independence, analytic ability, communication skills, integrity and objectivity.

If you are seeking a bachelor's degree or a master's degree, possess outstanding communication skills and are looking for an opportunity to challenge your leadership and team building skills, then this opportunity is for you. In general, the Commission hires students with majors in the following fields: electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, civil engineering, computer engineering, finance, business, economics, human resources, and biological and environment sciences.

**At time of appointment (Summer 2017) applicant must show proof of fall 2017 enrollment.**

These positions are temporary, they may be converted to a full time, career-conditional position. Any conversions to full time or career-conditional status is neither implied nor guaranteed.


TRAVEL REQUIRED:
  • Occasional Travel
  • Some travel may be required.

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS:
  • Successfully complete a background investigation.
  • Applicants must submit transcripts at time of application.
  • Must be enrolled in fall 2017 semester.
  • We will review your resume to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. Your resume must address the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed in the Qualifications Section. Your resume should clearly show possession of these competencies. The ideal candidate will possess the following:

    • Knowledge of coding and programming in SAS or one of several other statistical programs.
    • Ability to analyze and develop conclusions based on large volumes of data.
    • Ability to prepare analytical reports, presentations, and documents and present findings and recommendations both orally and in writing.

    Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited college or university for fall semester 2017.

    List of Department of Education accredited institutions: http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/Search.aspx

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