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Policy Analyst

Washington DC

Located in a historic neighborhood in the nation's capital, Georgetown offers rigorous academic programs, a global perspective, exciting ways to take advantage of Washington, D.C., and a commitment to social justice. Our community is a tight knit group of remarkable individuals interested in intellectual inquiry and making a difference in the world.


Under the supervision of Senior Policy Analysts, the Policy Analyst will:

  • Collaborate with Fellows, other Policy Analysts, and center leadership to develop research proposals;
  • Support policy and research tasks such as literature reviews, research interviews, identifying and analyzing additional data, etc.;
  • Contribute to written publications under the supervision of Senior Policy Analysts and center leadership;
  • Assist in the development and implementation of project-specific strategies and priorities;
  • Attend relevant events and provide summaries to staff;
  • Develop and help deliver presentations and briefs for policy-making audiences on topics related to economic security and opportunity issues;
  • Monitor trends and developments in economic security and opportunity issues; and
  • Support the center’s work in coalitions alongside academics, advocates, and policy experts.

This position reports to a Senior Policy Analyst, who in turn reports to the Co-Executive Director of the Georgetown Center on Poverty and Inequality. This position does not have a supervisory role over any staff. The incumbent is expected to interact with students and other faculty and staff on a nonsupervisory basis.


  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field;
  • 2 years of demonstrated experience in qualitative and quantitative research and policy analysis, including facility with Excel and statistical software;
  • Ability to carry on assigned tasks under supervision;
  • Proficiency with office productivity tools like Google Docs, Microsoft Office, etc.;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and critical thinking skills;
  • Demonstrated commitment to GCPI’s mission;
  • Background in issues related to poverty, economic justice, social inclusion, racial equity, gender equity, and/or disability rights (including lived experience);
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy;
  • Ability to organize and manage competing priorities, tasks and deadlines; and
  • Flexibility and enthusiasm for learning.

Posted January 7, 2021

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