The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Foreign Affairs, Defense and Trade Division is accepting applications under its 2021 Graduate Recruit Program for an Analyst in Foreign Policy.
About the Graduate Recruit Program:
Initial appointments under the Graduate Recruit Program will be made for a period up to 120 days. Initial appointments are expected to convert to permanent, contingent upon the participant’s successful performance, completion of all degree requirements, and availability of funding. Those students who return to school to complete their advanced degree program may be eligible for a permanent position once they obtain their degree
DUTIES FOR THIS POSITION INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:
The analyst will provide objective, authoritative public policy analysis and consultation to congressional committees, Members, and staff. Work will include preparing objective, non-partisan, analytical studies and descriptive and background reports on public policy issues of national significance; providing briefings and consultations to congressional clients on public policy issues throughout the legislative process; and participating in multi-disciplinary CRS team research projects and seminars. Work will include opportunities for interaction with executive branch agencies, and other public policy and non-governmental institutions. The analyst is also expected to develop over time the skills necessary to provide legislative analysis and consultation to congressional committees, Members, and staff at increasingly sophisticated levels and on an increasingly broad set of public policy issues.
The analyst position carries promotion potential to the GS-15 level.
Qualified selected candidates will be supervised by a Foreign Affairs, Defense and Trade Section Research Manager and will be required to work 40hrs per week.
For more information about the Graduate Recruit Program please send your emails to CRSGraduateRecruit@crs.loc.gov