Diverse group of business people
When you join ITA, you become part of a supportive, inclusive, and dynamic team. Most importantly, your work underpins fair trade opportunities in the global marketplace by strengthening the competitiveness of U.S. industries, promoting trade and investment, and ensuring compliance with trade laws and agreements.


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Your Career at ITA

Read how ITA’s Trade Specialists and Commercial Service helped a Small Biopharmaceuticals Company Expand Its Export Market!

Most Recent Openings

International Economist
This position is located in the Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration (ITA), Industry and Analysis (I&A), with Many vacancies in Washington, DC.
Business and Industry Specialist
This position is located in the Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration, Washington, District of Columbia.

Many ways to work with us

Working at ITA

Most of the ITA workforce is within the United States, working as Federal Civil Service positions. There is a broad range of opportunities, from aiding U.S. companies to analyzing vital industry statistics to assuring regulations and trade agreements are enforced. Find these positions and many more opportunities on USAJOBS. Please read the requirements carefully and follow all the instructions.

Join the Commercial Service

Becoming a Commercial Officer is an opportunity to use your personal and professional experience to impact American foreign relations through commerce. Support U.S. companies as part of a worldwide network of trade professionals located in more than 100 U.S. cities and in more than 70 countries. Promote U.S. exports, attract foreign investment, and defend U.S. commercial interests abroad.

Industry and Analysis (I&A)

I&A’s industry, trade, and economic analysts produce the world’s most innovative, high-quality, in-depth trade analysis; defining the future of international trade, investment, and export promotion.

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Student and Internship Opportunities

Our student (internship and co-operative education) programs offer unique and rewarding experiences as you help US companies grow. Work alongside experts in your field of study as you gain real-world experience within the Trade community.

Learn more about our current employees

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Julie LeBlanc
Julie LeBlanc helped facilitate the U.S. Department of Commerce’s first engagement with Africa under the Biden-Harris Administration
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Sean McAlister
ITA Employee Sean McAlister developed the ITA's first LGBTQ resource site for all Department of Commerce employees and contractors