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Policy Associate, J-PAL Global
Massachusetts Institute of Technology | Boston, Massachusetts
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REQUIRED: bachelor's degree that includes significant training in international education and economics, including intermediate-level economics, econometrics, and calculus; two years' experience involving research, social policy, or data analysis (which may include relevant experience gained through internships, part-time work, research, or teaching assistantships); comfort learning computer applications, including Salesforce; attention to detail and accuracy; advanced-level writing skills; understanding of how to communicate policy lessons from technical academic research in ways that policymakers and practitioners understand; strategic thinking skills; self-motivation; and ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously, meet deadlines, and effectively manage time. The position is ideal for someone who enjoys working as part of a team and is passionate about international development policy and the rigorous research that informs it. Knowledge of Spanish, French, or other languages a plus. Job #16803

11/19/18

POLICY ASSOCIATE, Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL)-Policy Group, to contribute to J-PAL's mission of promoting evidence-informed policy. The Policy Group plays a key role in translating research by J-PAL affiliates into actionable poverty alleviation policies around the world. Staff connect the dots between economics and policy and are passionate about working with organizations to inform development policy. Will write publications that translate J-PAL's economic research into lessons for policymakers; create policy outreach materials; help organize events; present at conferences and participate in meetings with policymakers and partner organizations; conduct research and analysis for policy memos, grant proposals, and sector-specific work; develop in-depth knowledge of one or more of J-PAL's research sectors; serve as a liaison between J-PAL Global and one of its regional offices; and provide support to broader J-PAL projects.

A full job description and additional application instructions are available at https://www.povertyactionlab.org/careers/policy-associate-j-pal-global-102777.

About Massachusetts Institute of Technology

The College Board is a mission-driven not-for-profit organization that connects students to college success and opportunity.

Founded in 1900, the College Board was created to expand access to higher education. Today, the membership association is made up of over 6,000 of the world’s leading educational institutions and is dedicated to promoting excellence and equity in education.

Each year, the College Board helps more than seven million students prepare for a successful transition to college through programs and services in college readiness and college success — including the SAT and the Advanced Placement Program. The organization also serves the education community through research and advocacy on behalf of students, educators and schools.

The College Board is committed to diversity in the workplace and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College Board participates in E-Verify, a service of DHS and SSA, where required.  Please understand that only qualified applicants will be contacted.

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