Friday, March 23, 2012

Job Opportunity: Analyst in Asian Affairs at the Congressional Research Service

The Congressional Research Service (CRS) is recruiting for its 2012 Graduate Recruit Program. The program is open to students enrolled in, or graduating with an appropriate advanced degree from, an accredited graduate institution between September 2011 and August 2012. A variety of paid positions is available, including an Analyst in Asian Affairs position that will be responsible for researching and tracking a range of issues related to current political, economic, and regional conditions along with U.S. and international programs in East Asia, with a focus on Japan and the Korean Peninsula, for Members and committees of the U.S. Congress.

The full list of paid positions includes:

-- Analyst in Asian Affairs

-- Analyst in Government Organization and Management

-- Analyst in Public Finance

-- Financial Management Specialist

-- Human Capital Management Specialist

-- Information Research Specialist (Domestic Social Policy)

-- Information Research Specialist (Environmental Policy/Natural Resources)

-- Information Research Specialist (Executive, Judicial, and Legislative Branches)

-- Information Research Specialist (National Defense and Military Affairs)

-- Law Librarian

Initial appointments will be made for a period up to 120 days beginning in the spring/summer of 2012. Some initial appointments may be eligible for subsequent conversion to permanent appointments, contingent upon participants’ performance and completion of all degree requirements, and availability of funding. For more information about the Graduate Recruit Program and how to apply, please go to the CRS Careers website:


The Graduate Recruit Program seeks to attract a diverse pool of highly qualified candidates. Women, men, minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. I hope you will consider this unique employment opportunity and/or pass along this information to others whom you think are great candidates for this program. A complete applicant package must be received by April 13, 2012.

If you have any questions or would like any additional information about the program, please contact Nancy Warrick at or (202) 707-6960.

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