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Research Assistant for BYU's Wheatley Institute
BYU’s Wheatley Institute is seeking exceptional students for an in-depth experiential learning opportunity as a Research Assistant for its Constitutional Government initiative. The anticipated start is January 8, 2024 and the research projects will likely take at least 4 to 6 months to complete. More projects are expected to follow.
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Learning & Development Intern
Cox Enterprises is seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Learning and Development Intern to join their team. This internship offers a unique opportunity for hands-on experience while working side-by-side with our experienced L&D professionals, gaining insights into the latest industry trends and best practices.
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Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy communications internship opening Winter (Spring) 2024 in DC!
The Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy, the country’s premier progressive tax policy research organization, seeks a three-day-per-week paid Communications Intern for the Spring 2024 semester. This internship is open to undergraduates, recent graduates, and graduate students.
ITEP believes in moving America towards worker justice, economic justice, and racial justice by promoting progressive tax policy at a federal, state, and local levels. Our influential staff works with policymakers, reporters, and partners to research, support and develop tax policies that address inequity. Our unique ability to break down tax distribution by income, race, and geography and our tracking of corporate tax avoidance steers the debate about tax justice. Join us to make a difference.
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Blueprint Public Affairs is seeking a talented individual who is passionate about winning campaigns for independent, moderate, and progressive nonprofits and political candidates. Applicants should have a passion for candidates working to address homelessness, curb climate change, promote the arts, defend pro-democracy values, promote race equity, and elect independent, moderate and progressive political candidates.
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Research Associate in Quantitative
Social Science at Darmouth

Professor Brendan Nyhan, a political scientist in the Department of Government at Dartmouth College, invites applications for a research associate who will work with him on (1) projects related to misperceptions and online information exposure and (2) Bright Line Watch, an organization that researches the state of democracy in the United States. Bright Line Watch is co-directed by Nyhan and Professor John Carey, another political scientist in the Department of Government. Carey would co-supervise the associate’s work on Bright Line Watch.
Full-Time Research Project Manager at Washington University in St. Louis
Washington University in St. Louis is seeking a research project manager for a Carnegie Corporation funded project supervised by Drs. Jacob Montgomery, Christopher Lucas, Jacob
Montgomery, and Margit Tavits, the Transdisciplinary Institute in Applied
Data Sciences (TRIADS), and the Department of Political Science at
Washington University in St. Louis.

The project examines politicians’ use of populist rhetoric across the
world’s democracies in order to understand its origins, mode of spread, and
consequences to the democratic process and stability. The project draws on
a massive new dataset of social media posts by politicians and political
parties around the world and will also include original surveys in four
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Remote Part-time Data/Quantitative
Research Position

Cornell is looking to hire someone to work on their 2024 US Presidential Electoral College forecast. Their 2020 forecast, conducted more than 100 days prior to the election, correctly predicted the 2020 vote outcome in every state but one. The person hired will be invited to co-author on published work from the project. The position can be remote.

Key responsibilities include downloading and cleaning relevant public opinion and economic data, merging data, estimating Multilevel Regression with Poststratification (MRP) models, generating tables and figures, and (if desired), helping write up results.

The position will begin in January or early February and extend through August. We expect it will require approximately 10 to 20 hours/week, though there can be some flexibility from week-to-week if desired.

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Policy Research Intern Needed
  • Starts January 2024
  • Applications will be considered through 12/31/23
  • Remote/In-office opportunities
  • Opportunity for fulltime employment post-internship
  • Center-right organization
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