Job Opportunity: Policy and Research Intern (Fall 2016)

J-PAL North America is recruiting a Policy and Research Intern for fall 2016 to contribute to its mission of building the capacity of policymakers to use and generate rigorous evidence of what works in the fight against poverty. The Policy and Research Intern will support J-PAL North America’s mission through a range of responsibilities including: supporting the development and coordination of capacity-building activities; supporting stakeholder and partnership engagements, and; assisting in organizing customized courses and trainings for partner organizations.

We are looking for someone with strong organizational and communication skills, knowledge of econometrics or statistics, and an interest in poverty alleviation. This position is based in Cambridge, MA. It is a paid, part-time position (10-20 hours per week) during the 2016 fall semester. 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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