The Nelson A. Rockefeller Center for Public Policy and the Social Sciences

Urban Institute Internship Opportunity: Unpaid

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This is an unpaid internship opportunity from outside the Rockefeller Center.

Position Type: Internship - unpaid

Location: Remote

Sector: Research

Start Date: April 5th

Wage or benefits: Unpaid

Time Commitment: At least 30 hours a week

Desired Class Year: Open to all class years

Desired Major or Interest: Open to all majors

Application Deadline: Rolling Applications

Organization website:

Brief Description of the organization:

The Urban Institute is a Washington D.C.-based think tank that carries out economic and social policy research to "open minds, shape decisions, and offer solutions".

Brief Description of the Intern’s role or key qualifications:

The Center on Nonprofits and Philanthropy will bring on an intern to help advance our research agenda focused on charitable giving, philanthropy, and data. The intern will engage in a variety of research projects looking at trends in giving and work with a team to update the core National Center for Charitable Statistics (NCCS) data files and code. Responsibilities include:

  • Provide research assistance to CNP researchers
  • Identify, read, and summarize findings from a wide array of field literature
  • Contribute to the development of research reports
  • Assist with event planning
  • Merge and update data files to create the latest version of the NCCS core files

How to apply:

This is an unpaid internship from outside the Rockefeller Center. Such opportunities are posted in an effort to help students find a leave-term internship experience in public policy or a social sciences related area. Such postings do not constitute an endorsement by the Center of the political objectives of any one person or organization.

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