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- Summer 2020 Health Policy Intern
The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP) is one of the nation’s leading nonprofits working on public policy issues affecting low-income families and individuals. It has a national reputation for conducting rigorous research and analysis, developing policy ideas and strategies, shaping a broad array of policy debates at the federal and state levels, and influencing policy outcomes. It works on budget and tax policy, health care, and a range of programs important to low-income people. The Center’s funding comes from private foundations and individuals.
The Health Policy division is involved actively in policy discussions related to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Medicaid, children’s health insurance, and other health care issues that affect low- and moderate- income families. The health policy intern assists in all aspects of this process including research, qualitative and quantitative analysis, data collection and management, and strategic problem solving with the ultimate objective being to develop an understanding of how various administrative policies and legislative proposals will affect families, and federal and state budgets.
- Education: Current undergraduate students, graduate/PhD students, or recent graduates
- Coursework in health care policy, social statistics, or research methods is desirable
- Candidates should have a demonstrated interest in health care policy, general familiarity with the ACA, Medicaid, and Children’s Health Insurance Programs
- Basic quantitative and analytic skills, and the ability to synthesize large amount of data
- Experience translating policy into public products through writing or graphics work preferred
- Understanding and appreciation for the Center’s mission, and interest in improving health care for low-income families
- Basic familiarity with U.S. health insurance infrastructure
Application deadline: February 1, 2020
Summer 2020 internship start dates: May 26, 2020 and June 1, 2020
- Doctoral students may receive between $16.00 - $19.00, depending on progress towards completion of degree requirements, relevant coursework, and research.
- Students with a master’s or law degree receive $17.00 per hour.
- Graduate students receive $16.00 per hour.
- Students with a bachelor's degree receive $15.00 per hour.
- Undergraduate students receive $14.00 per hour.
International students are welcome to apply. The Center does not provide financial sponsorship for visas or work permits. You must have documentation of work authorization for the U.S. AND a U.S. Social Security number to be employed by the Center. (Please indicate that you are an international student on the application form.)
Required application materials. Please submit the following:
- Cover letter (please include a discussion of what draws you to the mission of the Center)
- Contact information for two references
Only complete applications submitted electronically will be considered. Once you submit your application, you will receive an electronic confirmation. Applications submitted by mail or email will not be accepted. Due to the volume of applications received, only candidates who will be interviewed will be contacted. We are unable to respond to individual inquiries about the status of your application. Visit https://www.cbpp.org/careers/intern for more information about the Center's internship program. No phone calls, please.
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The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP) is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values and welcomes diversity in the workplace and strongly encourages all qualified persons to apply regardless of any protected status under federal or local law including Minorities/Women/Disabilities/Veterans.