Current Job Openings

Number Title CBO Division
VS Visiting Scholar

CBO is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity. CBO encourages women, minorities, people with disabilities, and veterans to apply. Appointment to covered positions is governed by the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA) as made applicable by the Congressional Accountability Act of 1995, as amended.

This site allows you to apply online for jobs at CBO. The following documents are required for all applications:

  • Cover letter that showcases your written communication skills and provides details about the most important aspects of your résumé
  • Résumé

The following additional documents may be required for some applications (refer to the "How to Apply" section of the job listing):

  • Writing sample
  • Unofficial transcripts

We encourage you to review Preparing Documents For My Application to understand CBO's expectations for each of these documents. It is in applicants' best interest to submit all materials requested as they will assist us in thoroughly evaluating your qualifications.

CBO is limited in its ability to employ individuals who are not U.S. citizens. Before applying, noncitizens should refer to the agency's information on citizenship requirements.

If you are a person with a disability who would like to request an accommodation or if you have any questions or concerns, please contact

Employment Requirements: Individuals who accept an offer of employment with CBO will be required to successfully complete a background investigation. Individuals whose salaries exceed a certain amount will also be required to complete a financial disclosure statement annually. In addition, CBO employees are subject to the Ethics Rules of the House of Representatives as well as CBO's own rules.

CBO participates in E-Verify, which is a program under the U.S. Department of Homeland Security that enables employers to verify employment eligibility of all their newly hired employees, regardless of citizenship.