The D.C. Policy Center is looking for a self-motivated and well-organized research assistant to work in a fast-paced think tank focused on the District of Columbia. Our research areas include the economy, education, housing, transportation, business conditions, public safety and criminal justice, demographic change, poverty and economic mobility, and workforce development.

This is an entry-level position primarily focused on research and data analysis, with additional communication and administrative support duties. The ideal candidate will have strong quantitative and writing skills, excellent attention to detail, and a deep interest in the economies of D.C. and the metropolitan region.

Experience: Entry level
Salary: $45,000 – $50,000
Priority deadline: April 8, 2019. See application instructions below for details.

 

Responsibilities

Research and data support (80%)

Administrative and general support (20%)

Experience and qualifications

Required

Preferred 

Application Instructions

To apply send a resume, cover letter, and two relevant writing samples as PDFs to jobs@dcpolicycenter.org.

Priority deadline is April 8, 2019. After that, applications will be considered on a rolling basis. The start date for this position is flexible, ideally in mid-May.

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