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State Policy Fellow through the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities Bachelor's Degree Job

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State Policy Fellows will:

Develop expertise in issues such as state budget and tax policies, health care, housing, education finance, tribal policy, family economic security, economic development, and criminal justice.

Produce reports and other materials for use by policymakers, journalists, advocacy groups, and civic organizations.

Track and analyze legislative proposals and state budgets.

Advance effective policy recommendations.

Engage with media, policymakers and their staffs, and a broad array of state and community organizations.

Collaborate with community-based advocates to engage the public on the impacts of public policies on their communities.

Core Requirements

A college degree plus two years of relevant research or advocacy experience; OR a graduate degree in a related field acquired within the past two years, or an expected graduate degree before August 1, 2021.

Strong quantitative and writing skills.

A commitment to improving the well-being of low- and moderate-income households and building and/or deepening commitment to racial justice work.

Demonstrated interest in working on public policies affecting low-income communities, communities of color, and LGBTQ communities, and policies with implications for racial equity.

The ability to work on multiple tasks both independently and as part of a highly collaborative team, often on a time-sensitive basis.

Familiarity with state tax policy issues and concepts is an advantage, but not required.

A two-year commitment is expected – candidates must be eligible to work full time in the United States for the two-year duration of the program.

Additional requirements based on type of fellowship:

In addition to requirements described above, some fellows in the 2021 cohort will be focusing specifically on state tribal policy and population health. Additional requirements for each are listed on the CBPP website (link below).

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Remote Possible

Full Time Schedule

2-Year Degree Required

Entry level


Health benefits are included.

Fellows participate in a career development program that includes a program orientation, and additional professional development…

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Seattle, WA

How to Applyhttps://www.cbpp.org/careers/state-policy-fellowship-program?utm_medium=referral&utm_source=idealist

Company Description
We are currently hiring for a State Policy Fellow through the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. To expand the diversity of voices that speak with authority in state policy debates, the State Policy Fellowship program identifies highly motivated candidates – with particular attention to candidates having experience with communities underrepresented in state policy debates – with a demonstrated interest in working on public policies that affect low-income and diverse communities and have implications for racial equity.