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ERS FED Geographer Student Intern (Virtual - Washington, DC) Summer 2024

USDA Agricultural Research Service is currently recruiting for an Geographer Student Intern at USDA ERS - Food Economics Division (FED) in Washington, DC for Summer 2024. The intern would work with staff to organize, analyze, and create graphics of the estimated food insecurity rates at the substate level. For these data, the geographic identifier is a Public Use Micro Data area or PUMA for which there are over 2,000. For each PUMA there will be predicted food insecurity by race and ethnicity, household composition as well as whether a household member has a disability. The intern would be tasked with creating tables, maps and other graphics that succinctly illustrate the estimated food insecurity data. 


The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) and USDA provide high-quality internship experiences for college students. If interested, apply online at All Available Positions - Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities ( or email to learn more about the position. Current college students and recent graduates are eligible to apply and do not have to be enrolled in a Hispanic-serving Institution (HSI) to apply for a position.


For more information on USDA ARS, visit our website at ARS Home: USDA ARS.