Federal Trade Commission Job Opening: Economic Research Analyst

The Bureau of Economics of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has openings for full-time economic research analysts to assist our Ph.D. economists in antitrust and consumer protection investigations. The FTC is looking for detail-oriented, highly motivated individuals interested in economics, math, or statistics. Applicants should have recently graduated or expect to graduate soon, and have demonstrated superior academic achievement (for example, a GPA of 3.0 or higher).  More information about the research analyst program, as well as instructions for applying can be found by clicking here.


The positions are located in Washington, DC.  U.S. citizenship is required.


Applications will only be considered if submitted though the US Office of Personnel Management’s job website,USAJobs.gov. It is very important to note that, in order to be considered, applicants must submit ALL transcripts (unofficial transcripts are fine): 1) transcripts from all undergraduate institutions showing grades for all credits applied towards your degree (e.g. community colleges and other institutions from which you transferred credits) and 2) if you are in or have completed a graduate program, graduate school transcripts. Click here to view the full vacancy announcement and apply. Applications must be submitted no later than 11:59pm Eastern on Thursday August 11, 2011 to be considered.