- Comp & Benefits
- Work/Life Balance
- Senior Management
- Culture & Values
- Career Opportunities
I worked at US Bureau of Economic Analysis as an intern for more than 3 yearsPros
I worked directly with the Chief Economist on a Health Care project over the Summer. I got a large degree of independence and was able to learn a lot from her and the other economists I worked with.Cons
It's government work, so it can be a bit boring, but overall nothing to really complain about.RecommendsNeutral OutlookApproves of CEO
Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
- Application Details
I applied online. The process took 2 days - interviewed at US Bureau of Economic Analysis in December 2009.Interview Details
The Federal hiring process is SLLLOOOOOOW. I applied in May and received a phonecall in September. But then they weren't cleared to interview people until December.
The people there are really top notch. They kind of ooze intelligence, which probably makes it an exciting place for nerds to be around. I was interviewed by several people....we discussed my research and analysis background plus my proficiency with different softwares. Topics really didn't deviate much from the extensive list of supplemental questions I answered just to submit my application.Interview Questions
Reasons for Declining
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The people were excellent...but...they seemed a bit on the introverted side.
I had two other job offers pending at the time; it was nothing personal, and I might look into other positions there in the future.Declined OfferPositive ExperienceEasy Interview
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This must be a number cruncher's dream job. The Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) produces statistics used by government, business, and the public to track the nation's economic performance. It collects data, conducts research and analysis, and develops and implements estimation formulas on economic growth, inter-industry connections, regional economic development, and the US economy's position in the world. The BEA publishes its findings, which include the National Income and Product Accounts and the Gross Domestic Product. BEA is part of the Department of Commerce's...