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 an intern to participate in the organization’s analysis of state tax and budget policies, and state and county spending on criminal justice in particular. The position is available on a full-time basis during the summer of 2017 and possibly on a part-time basis during the fall of 2017.
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 (ideally criminal justice reform).
- Have documented proficiency in using PC-based software, including Excel and Word. Experience with statistical software such as Stata is a strong plus, but not mandatory.
- 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 by email to: Chris Hoene, Executive Director
Or, send your application materials to: California Budget & Policy Center, 1107 9th Street, Suite 310, Sacramento, CA 95814
The California Budget & Policy Center is an equal opportunity employer.