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Semester or Academic-Year Research Assistant (Intern)
The Conference Board | New York, New York
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Semester or Academic-Year Research Assistant (Intern)

Position Summary:

The Committee for Economic Development (CED) of The Conference Board seeks a part-time (approx. 15-20 hours/week) research assistant for the fall and/or spring semesters, to work in our office in Arlington/Rosslyn. This is a paid position, ideal for an upper-level undergrad or graduate student currently studying at a DC-area university.

Job Summary:

* The research assistant would work with senior research staff at CED to produce content for policy statements, reports, and various initiatives (foundation-funded projects).
* The research assistant/intern's primary tasks will include economic analysis, data retrieval and presentation, conducting literature reviews, writing and editing policy analysis, regularly scanning/tracking online research resources and news, and attending events/meetings/hearings in DC relevant to CED issue areas (at request/invitation of senior staff).
* The research assistant/intern will sometimes assist with outreach and communications work (including social media) and administrative tasks in support of the senior research staff's responsibilities and output.
* Occasionally, he/she will be asked to help the entire CED staff in any "team efforts," especially around CED events and conferences.

Desired Qualifications

* The research assistant/intern should have completed some college coursework in economics and/or other social sciences.
* He/she should have strong writing and analytical skills and be well versed in Microsoft Office Suite software (Word, Excel, Powerpoint).
* Additionally, some familiarity with federal tax and budget policy-and with website design-would be helpful for a particular project we are starting in October.


To inquire and apply, please send cover letter and resume to Diane Lim, CED's Vice President of Economic Research, at dlim@ced.org.

TCB doesn't discriminate / we are an equal opportunity employer in all solicitations or advertisements for employees.

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