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CTJ is currently hiring for the position of:
Summer Research Internship at CTJ/ITEP
Citizens for Tax Justice (CTJ) and the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy (ITEP) are seeking an intern to provide research support during the summer of 2014. Applicants should be highly motivated, energetic graduate or undergraduate students seeking an opportunity to make a difference in a progressive environment. Basic requirements for the position include solid research and writing skills, as well as an interest in learning about tax and fiscal policy. Some coursework in economics, as well as previous research experience, is a plus.
About the Position:
The intern’s primary responsibility will be to conduct substantive policy research. More specifically, the intern’s responsibilities will include:
- Conducting research to be used in CTJ and ITEP reports, testimony, and other publications.
- Monitoring recent legislative proposals and current events in the areas of state and federal fiscal policy.
- Writing about major developments and trends in state and federal tax policy for CTJ’s Tax Justice Blog.
- Participating in staff meetings and activities.
The position is full-time (40-hours per week), and is paid. The internship lasts approximately three months, and can be designed to work around the applicant’s academic schedule and summer travel plans.
CTJ is a 501(c)(4) organization that advocates progressive tax policies with a focus on federal legislative issues. ITEP is the corresponding 501(c)(3) organization researching tax fairness issues. ITEP works primarily on state tax issues but also provides research on federal tax issues to CTJ. For more information about our work, visit CTJ at www.ctj.org or ITEP at www.itep.org
Applicants should e-mail a resume, cover letter, brief writing sample, and the names and contact information of at least two references to firstname.lastname@example.org. In the cover letter, please explain your interest in tax policy and, if applicable, any previous experience or coursework in that area.
Applications are due by March 24, 2014. We will let all applicants know of our decision by mid April.
CTJ and ITEP are equal opportunity employers.