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Policy Research Internship

The Center for an Urban Future (CUF) is hiring Policy Research Assistants to learn about the research and editorial processes of a think tank! Apply by May 5.
23 Apr 2024

The Center for an Urban Future (CUF) is a public policy research think tank that is focused on creating a stronger and more equitable economy in NYC. Our research methods combine journalism with traditional policy analysis to publish accessible, fact-based reports. We elevate critical and often overlooked issues onto the radar of public officials and spur policy changes to expand economic opportunity for all New Yorkers.

The Center seeks Policy Research Assistants with experience or degrees in public policy, journalism, urban planning, economics, government, social science, or related fields. During this internship, interns will contribute to and learn about the research and editorial processes of a think tank and how research can help guide, inspire, and spark policy change. 


  • Must be able to commit to working at least 20 hours a week, within the operating hours of 9:30am to 5:30pm.
  • Must be able to come into the office at least twice a week during open office hours on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.
  • Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

This is an hourly paid internship. In order to apply, please send a resume and cover letter to [email protected] with "Policy Research Internship (cohort)" in the subject line. We are currently hiring for our Summer (May to August) cohort. Applications will close on May 5—early applications are encouraged. Learn more here!

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