The California Budget & Policy Center is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that conducts research and analysis on a range of state tax and budget issues, with a particular focus on issues affecting low- and middle-income Californians. The Budget Center produces written reports aimed at policymakers, advocates, community leaders, and the media.
The Budget Center seeks to hire interns to participate in the organization’s analysis of state tax and budget policies and in public education efforts. The Budget Center will also consider sponsoring student-initiated research proposals. Positions are available on a part-time basis during the school year and on a full-time basis during the summer.
Potential candidates should:
- Be a graduate student in public policy, economics, planning, social welfare, or a related field.
- Have experience in policy analysis or research, including a familiarity with state and federal data sources.
- Have knowledge of a policy area (e.g., health, welfare, education, tax policy).
- Have documented proficiency in using PC-based software, including Excel and Word. Experience with statistical software such as Stata is a strong plus.
- Have strong writing skills.
- Be self-motivated, able to work independently and prioritize tasks.
- Be willing to work as part of a team.
- Be committed to the goals of the Budget Center.
To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and short writing sample to:
California Budget & Policy Center
1107 9th Street, Suite 310
Sacramento, CA 95814
Or, send your application materials as a PDF attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org. Attachments sent in other formats will not be accepted.