US Census Bureau: Student Career Experience Program

February 5, 2009

Opportunities to Earn and Learn in the Student Career Experience Program:

  • Positions in related field of study
  • Salary based on education and experience
  • Duty location: Suitland, Maryland (a suburb of Washington, D.C.)
  • Applications currently accepted

Positions Available:

  • Geographer
  • Statistician
  • Mathematical Statistician
  • IT Specialist

Basic Qualifications:

  • U. S. Citizenship
  • Enrolled as a degree seeking student in an accredited school
  • Attending at least half-time

Work Schedules:

  • Full Time
  • Part time (must work at least 16 hours a week)
  • Flex time schedule (8 hours work within specific 11 hour period)
  • Alternate work schedule (allows one day off every pay period)


  • Retirement
  • Life and health insurance
  • Leave
  • Summer employment
  • Alternate work schedules
  • Free parking
  • Recreational activities such as: basketball, golf, softball, volleyball and bowling
  • Fitness, weight and training center

Conversion Eligibility - To be eligibleĀ for employment after graduating:

  • Students must complete 640 hours (16 weeks)
  • Students must be converted within 120 days of graduation
  • Students must have satisfactorily completed degree, certificate, or diploma