Taub Center for Social Policy Studies in Israel seeking Research Intern

Job Description: Research Intern

Overview:

The Taub Center for Social Policy Studies in Israel, one of Israel’s leading policy research institutes, is looking for a research intern to conduct quantitative research on Israel’s major social and economic policy questions related to the fields of education, health, labor, welfare or macroeconomic policy. The intern will work with junior and senior researchers at the Taub Center, and be mentored by leading scholars in these fields.

The position is funded by an external grant. Applicants must have graduated from college in 2012, 2013 or 2014 with a GPA of at least 3.2. Candidates should be able to commit to a full year, or at the very least, the full 2014-2015 academic year. Applicants must be able to work full-time, and will receive airfare to/from Israel (if not already in Israel) and a $2,000/month living stipend.

Qualifications:

  • Recent college graduate (2012, 2013, or 2014) with B.A. in economics or a related discipline and GPA of at least 3.2
  • Excellent written communication skills, in English or Hebrew (or both)
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to work quickly and efficiently to meet deadlines
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Ability to quickly learn and apply new skills

Please send resume and cover letter to: info@taubcenter.org.il

The Taub Center for Social Policy Studies in Israel is an independent, non-partisan institution for socioeconomic research based in Jerusalem. The Center provides decision makers, as well as the public in general, with a big picture perspective on economic and social areas. The Center’s interdisciplinary Policy Programs – comprising leading academic and policy making experts – as well as the Center’s professional staff conduct research and provide policy recommendations in the key socioeconomic issues confronting the State.

For More information, visit the Center’s website: http://www.taubcenter.org.il/

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