Job Opportunity: Communications Intern

J-PAL North America is recruiting a Communications Intern to contribute to its mission of reducing poverty by ensuring that policy is informed by scientific evidence. The Communications Intern will support the efforts of the policy and administrative groups at J-PAL North America to ensure that important research reaches decision makers who can act on it. Responsibilities include: identifying policy windows for J-PAL to highlight research in our sectors; assisting with the maintenance of J-PAL North America’s primary social media platforms, including the website, newsletter, and social media; and supporting J-PAL North America events designed to bring policymakers, practitioners, and researchers together to spur new research collaborations.

We are looking for someone with strong organizational and communication skills and a demonstrated 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 2016-2017 academic year. Work schedule and start and end dates are flexible.

We will review 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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