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Job Opportunities and Internships

Thank you for your interest in working at the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies.  We periodically have vacant positions in our innovative, cutting-edge policy work environment. Please check back on this page to view our newest openings.  Due to the volume of responses we receive for positions at the Joint Center, we will only accept applications for posted openings.  To apply for available positions, please send your letter of interest and resume to:

Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies
805 Fifteenth Street NW, Second Floor
Washington, D.C. 20005
Fax: (202) 789-6370

No phone calls please.

The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, particularly people of color, women, and people with disabilities.

Job Opportunities

The Joint Center is not seeking applications for employment at this time. Please check back again.

Employment application


Prospective interns must be currently enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student and hold at least a 3.0 GPA.  Applicants must have excellent communication skills and computer proficiency, and exhibit both professionalism and dependability. Additionally, they must be highly motivated and willing to contribute where needed.

Interested students must complete this internship application and include the following documents:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • University transcript (an unofficial transcript is acceptable)

The deadlines for submitting all internship application materials are:

  • Spring:          December 15
  • Summer:      March 1
  • Fall:               July 1

These internships are largely unpaid.  Check our Job Opportuntiies section above for available paid internship positions.

Please email your completed application and accompanying materials to