Research Assistant, Education Policy Studies

Washington, D.C
Jun 22, 2019
Jul 16, 2019
Full Time
The American Enterprise Institute seeks a full-time research assistant to support AEI's Education Policy Studies department, which works to promote policy solutions to K-12 and higher education problems.

The primary responsibility of this position is to provide research and administrative assistance to the education policy team, and to help manage the daily operations of the program. This includes duties such as scheduling, trip planning, record keeping, financial tracking, and copy editing. He/she will also help coordinate the program's popular event series, as well as high-level private meetings. Tasks also include research, writing, editing, and public relations.

The ideal candidate works well in a team and possesses excellent organizational and writing skills. The ability to multi-task and work well under pressure is also required, as well as a demonstrated interest in education policy.

Qualified candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and 500-word writing sample with their application.

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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