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Think Tanks and Policy Research


Think tanks and NGOs in all areas of advocacy are today better funded and more influential than ever, with generally high demand for PhDs.  Based on our recently analysis there exists an array of available opportunities from policy research to development, fundraising, data analysis and management.  We have reviewed this area in the past and introduce new opportunities today.

Check out this week’s representative jobs and dive deeper into listings by visiting our SmartJobs page.


Early Childhood Data and Policy Analyst, The Education Trust

Director of Development, Committee of 100

Director of Criminal Justice, Correction Reform, Arnold Ventures

Research and Editorial Associate, TDS Public Affairs

Managing Director, Climate and Economic Transformation, Roosevelt Institute

Head of Policy Research, Door Dash


Director of Scientific Programs, Society for Women’s Health Research

Senior Director, Public Policy in Data Science, IQVIA

Data Analyst, Education Policy Studies, American Enterprise Institute

Research Fellow, Potomac Institute for Policy Studies

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For access to more jobs as well as archived and searchable opportunities, visit our SmartJobs page. Note: SmartJobs access requires a university affiliation. User-generated jobs are open to all members and can be accessed here.

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