- Communications Intern
- Data Intern
- Family Income Support Intern
- Federal Fiscal Policy Intern
- Food Assistance Intern
- Food Assistance and Family Income Support (FIS) Coordinator
- Fundraising and Development Department Intern
- Government Affairs Intern
- Graphics and Web Posting Associate
- Health and Housing Integration Project Intern
- Housing Policy Intern
- Human Resources Director
- Human Resources Intern - Spring 2020
- IT Help Desk Intern-Spring 2020
- JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: Director of Operations, International Budget Partnership
- Outreach Intern
- Research Assistant or Research Associate - Federal Fiscal Policy
- State Communications Specialist
- State Fiscal Policy Research Intern
- State Fiscal Project Development Intern
- State Fiscal Project Outreach Intern
- State Strategies Manager
Julia Buschmann is an intern with the Health team. While an undergraduate student at Whitman College Julia volunteered with and worked for organizations focused on homeless youth, behavioral health, juvenile justice, and opioid addiction before graduating with a B.A. in sociology with concentrations in economics and political science. She then worked as a resource development coordinator at a homeless shelter in Washington state. Julia has since co-managed a state legislative campaign in Alaska, worked in the Alaska state legislature, and developed electoral reform policy for the state of Alaska.
Claire Carey is an intern with the Communications team. She previously interned for David Lammy, Member of Parliament, and for the Communications team at Public Knowledge, where she focused on the intersection of social justice and telecommunications. Carey is a recent graduate of Villanova University, where she studied Political Science, Sociology, and Spanish.
State Fiscal Policy Outreach
Yi-Chen Tsai is an outreach intern on the State Fiscal Policy team. Prior to CBPP, she interned at New York State Assembly member Pamela Hunter's office, and with Vital Voices Global Partnership as a communications and development intern. She recently graduated from Syracuse University with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science.
State Fiscal Policy
Libby Chamberlin is an intern with the State Fiscal Policy team. After graduating from Hamilton College with a bachelor’s degree in Anthropology, French, and Mandarin, Libby worked for Senator Bernie Sanders in her home state of Vermont and then for the Senator’s health policy team in Washington. She is currently pursuing her Master’s in Public Policy at George Washington University, focusing on public health.
Family Income Support
Ritzy Chirinos is an intern with the Family Income Support team. She was born in Venezuela and raised in North Carolina. She graduated from Meredith College in May 2018 with a B.A. in criminology and sociology. Previously, she interned at The Indivisible Project and canvassed with Democrats for Education Reform. She also worked at the Black-owned consulting firm Frontline Solutions. She is a DACA recipient and hopes to continue to do research on undocumented youth in the United States.
Jazmin Jimenez Estrada
Jazmin Jimenez Estrada is an intern with the Government Affairs team. Previously, she worked as an intake specialist for Colorado Legal Services, where she helped underprivileged communities with government assistance programs. Throughout her undergraduate years, she gained experience in advocacy work while translating for a grassroots nonprofit organization in Nicaragua and leading economic development projects in Kenya and Ethiopia. She holds a bachelor’s degree in International Development from Colorado State University in Fort Collins.
State Fiscal Policy Outreach
Jay Patel is an outreach intern with the State Fiscal Policy team. Previously, he worked as a trade analyst ensuring client compliance with U.S., European Union, and Canadian customs, World Trade Organization trade agreements, and international trade law. Jay recently completed his Master’s in Public Administration from the University of Nottingham, where he completed his dissertation on the topic of economic development incentives. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Michigan State University.
Eleanor Bragg is an intern with the Development team. Previously, she interned at Community Housing of Maine, a permanent supportive housing developer and advocacy group, and she worked as a research assistant on a biological history book project through the Radcliffe Institute. Bragg has a bachelor’s degree in History & Literature from Harvard College.
Health and Housing
Ali Safawi is an intern for Connecting the Dots, a joint project between the Health and Housing teams. Before coming to the Center, he was legislative intern at the Michigan House of Representatives where he worked for a Democratic member of the Health Policy committee and has also previously interned with Workit Health, a digital substance abuse treatment startup. A proud Michigander, he worked both with the College Democrats and with congressional and gubernatorial campaigns. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Community and Global Public Health from the University of Michigan in May 2019 and is currently pursuing a Master’s in Public Health in Health Policy at the George Washington University.
Rebecca Poutasse is an intern with the Communications team. Previously, she worked as a Communications Assistant for Virginia Tech’s Global Education Office, and she completed a communications internship with KIPP DC, a network of schools in the District committed to education equity. This winter, she will graduate from Virginia Tech with a bachelor’s degree in Multimedia Journalism with minors in Professional and Technical Writing, Leadership and Social Change, and Global Engagement.
Juan is an intern with the IT team. Previously, Juan interned at Interactive Health. He earned his Associate’s Degree at Montgomery College, and received his bachelor’s degree in Information Technology from Towson University in May 2019. He is preparing for his CompTIA A+ certification, CompTIA Network+, and Cisco Certified Network Associate exams with the goal of becoming a network administrator. He was a volunteer firefighter/EMT at Sandy Springs Volunteer Department.
Madeline Youngren is an intern with the Housing Team. Madeline was previously a Policy and Impact Intern at a Community Development Financial Institution that directly deployed capital to sustain affordable housing, a Research Intern for the Housing and Community Development Department at the Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority, a Legal Assistant at a public interest energy law firm, and a Legal Intern at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. She graduated in May 2017 from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University’s College of Architecture and Urban Studies (Virginia Tech CAUS) with a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Policy and Planning and a minor in Science, Engineering, and Law. She is pursuing a Master’s of Urban and Regional Planning with a specialization in Housing and Economic Development from Virginia Tech CAUS in the Northern Capital Region.
Kyle Ross is an intern with the Government Affairs team. He previously interned at North Carolina's Chatham County Democratic Party and at Bloomberg Government. He holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, where he helped construct multiple research projects, including such an examination of racial disparities in the North Carolina criminal justice system and a public opinion survey on political and racial attitudes towards the NFL national anthem protests.
EITC Campaign Outreach
Audrey McQuietor is the Outreach Intern for the EITC Campaign. She is a junior at the University of Pennsylvania, where she studies Sociology with a minor in Legal Studies and History. At Penn she serves as the Director of Media Relations for the campus NAACP chapter and she is the Co-director of Professional Development for the Penn Black Pre-Law Association.
Federal Fiscal Policy
Katie Windham is an intern with the Center’s Federal Fiscal Policy team. Previously, she interned in Congresswoman Katherine Clark’s district office, Prosperity Now, and the Voter Participation Center. Windham has a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and History from Tufts University.
State Fiscal Policy Communications
Mark Maier is an intern with the SFP communications team. A Wisconsin native, he graduated with distinction in political science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in summer 2019. Prior to coming to CBPP, he interned for the Global Language Network, a nonprofit organization, as well as for his local Democratic Party, Wisconsin State Representative David Crowley, and UK Labour Party Leader Jeremy Corbyn.
Family Income Support
Nick McFaden is an intern with the Family Income Support team. Previously, he helped conduct experimental economics research at the Center for the Study of Neuroeconomics. He completed a bachelor’s degree in Economics at George Mason University in May 2019 and is now pursuing a master’s degree in Economics at the same university.
Nubia Roach is a Human Resources intern. She graduated from Morgan State University in 2017 with a Bachelor of Science in Management, with a concentration in Human Resources. She looks forward to gaining Human Resources experience and knowledge through her time at CBPP.
Maya Sandalow is an intern with the Food Assistance team. A Washington, D.C. native, she spent several years working at a health clinic in San Francisco leading nutrition programs as well as a year of research at a Georgetown University medical-legal partnership. She just completed her Master’s in Public Health at Johns Hopkins University and looks forward to bringing her direct service background to engage more directly with food policy issues.