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FERC Summer Internship 2019 - Economics


If you are ready to begin your new career or are looking for a place to make an impact, what better place than a top ranked agency in the federal government? We are looking for the best and brightest to join our team of dedicated professionals here at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), where we are ranked in the top 5 in the Best Places to Work in the federal government rankings.

This is a SUMMER 2019 internship position.
This position is located in the Division of Analytics and Surveillance in the Office of Enforcement, which serves the public interest by ensuring effective regulations and protecting customers through understanding markets and their regulation, timely identifying and remedying market problems, assuring compliance with Commission rules and regulations, and detecting and crafting remedies to address market manipulation and other non-compliance issues.
At time of application, applicant must submit proof of current enrollment in a degree-seeking program. If selected, applicant must provide proof of continuing education through either the Summer or Fall 2019 semesters. To meet the definition of a student, applicants must be enrolled at least half-time in a degree-seeking program. 

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.
Major duties of the position:
- Analyze large volumes of data using SAS.
- Assist in the analysis of electric and gas markets, assessing complex issues of market structure, conduct and performance.
- Work independently to summarize findings and visually present data.
Duties and responsibilities at the GS-5/7 may be of less complexity.