CBO summer internships provide an excellent opportunity for graduate students to participate in CBO's analysis and to observe budget and economic policymaking at close hand. The internships are located in Washington, D.C. and normally last 10 weeks. Unfortunately, CBO does not have sufficient funding to pay interns, so we currently offer a volunteer internship program.
What CBO’s 2013 Interns said about their internship
You can register for internship job alerts to be notified by e-mail when CBO starts taking applications, typically in mid-December for the following summer.
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In addition to contributing to CBO's analysis in one of CBO's divisions, interns participate in an educational program that includes briefings on the work that we do and the way we do it. CBO's interns also attend seminars, including the Congressional Summer Intern Lecture Series, which has featured former Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, former Secretary of State Colin Powell, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and journalist Cokie Roberts.
Recent CBO interns have contributed to the following cost estimates and publications:
Previous interns describe the following experiences and skills as valuable in preparing for their CBO internships:
Only occasionally does CBO offer internships during the academic year. You can register to receive internship job alerts in the event that a fall or spring semester opportunity becomes available.
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