PCCC Job Opening: Research Fellow (Summer 2019)

Description:


The Progressive Change Campaign Committee (BoldProgressives.org) is hiring a summer research fellow to work on a project related to public policy and government appointments, as well as other special projects as assigned. The ideal candidate for this position will have a background in public policy or related fields, as well as strong research and writing experience, and an interest in learning more about corruption and trust in government. Progressive ideology is a must!


Responsibilities:

 
Research and synthesis. You will need to be creative and relentless in your research, employing everything from search engines to the Library of Congress. You will also need to summarize your findings in clear, easy-to-understand formats.

Interviews with academics and policy makers. You may need to interview academics and policy makers. You’ll need to prepare in advance for these interviews, and write reports afterwards on these conversations.

Create, maintain, and update spreadsheets. The projects you work on will involve tracking a lot of data. You’ll need to be extremely organized and disciplined about keeping the data consistent and up-to-date. Familiarly with Google spreadsheets is strongly preferred.


This fellowship is a full-time, three-month position, and the pay is $3,000 a month. The Progressive Change Campaign Committee is a virtual work environment, and the right candidate can be based anywhere, but strong preference will be given for candidates located in Washington DC or State College, Pennsylvania.

The Progressive Change Campaign Committee is dedicated to the achievement of equality of opportunity for all its employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, age, national origin, or disability status.


About Us

The Progressive Change Campaign Committee (BoldProgressives.org) is a million member grassroots organization building power at the local, state and federal levels. It engages in electoral work and issue advocacy work -- fighting on democracy issues and for economic populist priorities like expanding Social Security, debt-free college, and Wall Street reform. Senator Elizabeth Warren said: "PCCC members were with me since the beginning -- even before there was a beginning! Now, we have lots of work to do together." The PCCC has raised over $29 million in grassroots donations for progressive candidates and committees. It has also trained thousands of state and local candidates and elected dozens of bold progressives to Congress.

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