Research Assistant, Domestic Policy

Washington D.C.
Nov 13, 2018
Dec 20, 2018
Analyst, Research
Full Time

AEI is seeking a full-time research assistant to work with the director of Domestic Policy Studies as well as other Domestic Policy scholars.


Responsibilities for this position include assisting with research, writing, and editing for studies, papers, articles, op-eds, and media appearances. This position is also responsible for helping plan and execute conferences and events. Duties include long-term projects and administrative support.


Desired skills for this position include excellent organizational and writing skills along with a demonstrated interest in demographic trends, education policy, American institutions, and social mobility. Knowledge of current events, politics, and economic news is also important.


Qualified applicants should submit their resume, cover letter, transcripts, and 500-word writing sample on any topic with their online application at


About AEI


The American Enterprise Institute (AEI) is a public policy think tank dedicated to defending human dignity, expanding human potential, and building a freer and safer world. The work of its scholars and staff advances ideas rooted in a belief in democracy, free enterprise, American strength and global leadership, solidarity with those at the periphery of our society, and a pluralistic, entrepreneurial culture.


AEI is committed to making the intellectual, moral, and practical case for expanding freedom, increasing individual opportunity, and strengthening the free enterprise system in America and around the world.  Its work explores ideas that further these goals, and AEI scholars take part in this pursuit with academic freedom. AEI operates independently of any political party and has no institutional positions. Its scholars’ conclusions are fueled by rigorous, data-driven research and broad-ranging evidence.

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