Monday, October 27, 2014

CEPR Wants a Recent Graduate or Grad Student

The Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR) is currently looking for a full-time Spring 2015 Research and Outreach Intern. The internship will start in January and end in May.

The intern will assist with a variety of research, outreach, and communications activities related to the U.S. economy and domestic policy. This may include outreach to the press, advocacy organizations and Congress, along with some research on upcoming papers and economic opinion pieces. Other tasks include communications duties such as generating website content and tracking CEPR’s appearances in the media.

The responsibilities of interns vary based on their interests and experience, as well as the particular issues that CEPR is working on at the time. Interns will have the opportunity to attend relevant events around Washington, DC.

Qualifications: We are looking for a recent college graduate or graduate student for this full-time position. Applicants should have a general understanding of economics and domestic policy, and an interest in economic justice. Excellent writing and communications skills are required. Previous research, outreach, or media experience is helpful. The intern will need to be able to work in a fast-paced environment and should be a self-starter, independent learner, and will receive limited supervision.

Stipend: At least $1,588 per month, plus up to $250 for health insurance reimbursement per month.

Closing Date of Position:  November 14, 2014.

To Apply:  Send cover letter, resume, and your response to the following writing prompt via email to domesticintern@cepr.net.

“Clip one chart from a recent report or media story about some aspect of the economy and, in no more than 300 words, explain why you think the information displayed is important.”

No telephone calls or faxes please.