Information Technology Intern

Company Information

Company Name: Congressional Budget Office

Position: Co-op

Start Date: May 29, 2018


2nd & D Streets, SW
Washington, DC 20515
United States

Job Information

Job Description for Information Technology Intern

The Congressional Budget Office is a small nonpartisan agency that provides economic and budgetary analysis to the Congress. The Information Resource Management and Technology Services Unit in the Management, Business, and Information Services Division seeks a summer intern with a strong work ethic to be part of a 14-person IT group performing desktop computer support and related assignments. Duties include installing hardware and software, troubleshooting and resolving problems, and working on special projects.
Salary and Benefits:
The hourly rate ranges from $14 to $25 and will be commensurate with educational attainment and related experience. This is a temporary position that is expected to last approximately 14 weeks between May and August of 2018. The selected  candidate would be expected to work a 40-hour week, but an alternate schedule may be considered. Housing and relocation expenses are not provided, but CBO’s interns are eligible for a local transportation subsidy of up to $260 per month.

Job Requirements for Information Technology Intern

  • Candidates working toward a graduate degree in information technology, computer science, or a related field are preferred. Students beginning their junior or senior year in 2018 will also be considered.
  • Experience or training in troubleshooting MS Office and Windows 10 issues is required.
  • Experience installing and maintaining applications in various environments (Windows Server, VMWare, Apple OS, VPN, and Citrix) and experience working as part of an IT help desk are desirable.
  • Candidates should be able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and complete projects under tight deadlines.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills are a must.
  • The position also requires a person who can work independently and as part of a team.

CBO may consider noncitizens who are permanent residents of the United States seeking citizenship but cannot consider students on visas.
How to Apply:
Please submit a cover letter, resume, unofficial transcripts with coursework for spring 2018, and contact information for two references at
First-year graduate students must submit undergraduate transcripts.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.  Although there is no deadline by which to apply, this position maybe closed after February 28, 2018, if CBO has received a sufficient number of applications from qualified candidates.
This position is covered by the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998, as made applicable to CBO by the Congressional Accountability Act of 1998, as amended.

Resume Information

Majors Desired


Candidates should apply directly by sending:

Cover Letter
Contact Information for 2 References

Contact Information

Name: Nancy Fahey

Title: Deputy HR Director


Phone: 202-226-2628 (Voice)