Job Opportunity: Health Policy Intern (Fall 2016)

J-PAL North America is looking for a fall 2016 Health Policy Intern to support our U.S. Health Care Delivery Initiative, which seeks to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of health care in the United States. The initiative builds partnerships with government health agencies and other health organizations to design randomized evaluations of innovative policies and programs; builds capacity among researchers, policymakers, and practitioners to rigorously evaluate health programs; and translates the results of completed evaluations into lessons for policymakers. The Health Policy Intern will support the U.S. Health Care Delivery Initiative by providing support for evaluation, communications, outreach, event planning, and other tasks as needed.

We’re looking for someone who has a strong public health knowledge base, as well as excellent research and writing skills. This is a paid, part-time (10-20 hours per week) position based at MIT in Cambridge, MA. Work schedule and start and end dates are flexible.

We will begin reviewing applications on a rolling basis as we receive them. For more information, see the job description and application information here.

Author: J-PAL North America

J-PAL North America seeks to reduce poverty by ensuring that policy is informed by scientific evidence. We do this through research, outreach, and training. We collaborate with decision-makers to generate clear, scientific evidence on which approaches work and why. We catalyze and support randomized evaluations, communicate evidence to help translate research into action, and build policymakers’ capacity to create and use evidence.

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