This fall internship, beginning in September 2018, is a paid opportunity for undergraduate students in their junior year or senior year, recent college graduates or graduate students with an interest in gaining experience and contributing to the work at the world’s leading think tank.
This internship pays an hourly rate of $13.25, and applicants must be willing to commit to a minimum number of hours per week (no less than 24 hours per week, during regular business hours), with some flexibility around an academic course schedule. The internship will last approximately 10 weeks.
The intern will assist with research related tasks on various metropolitan initiatives in the areas of community development, advanced industries, workforce, infrastructure and housing development.
Interns will have the opportunity to attend internal meetings, local think tank events, professional development workshops, and public Brookings events as well as participate on Brookings sports teams and network with other interns throughout the Institution.
Graduate or undergraduate student (who has completed their sophomore year) working towards a degree in public policy, urban policy, economics statistics/mathematics, other social sciences, or related fields. Recent college graduates are also eligible to apply.
Knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint, ArcGIS, SAS, STATA, R, Python and/or SQL are strongly recommended, but not required. Experience conducting qualitative and quantitative research is preferred.
Successful completion of a background investigation is required for interning at Brookings.
Brookings requires that all applicants submit a cover letter, resume and writing sample (2-3 pages). Please submit your resume as instructed and add your cover letter and writing sample as an attachment when you apply. Your cover letter should highlight your educational experience and skills, along with an explanation of how this internship will contribute to your professional goals.
Apply here: https://interns-brookings.icims.com/jobs/1799/fall-2018%2c-research-internship%2c-metropolitan-policy-program/job