Location: Washington, DC
Type: Full TimeMin. Experience: Entry Level

The Role

All team members play an active role on multiple projects across several domains at once. All positions provide a pathway to more senior roles within ideas42 and are excellent preparation for a wide range of roles in both the private and public sectors. Specific responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Diagnosing behavioral problems and designing behaviorally informed interventions and products
  • Leading project research, such as literature reviews, surveys, and interviews
  • Drafting grant proposals, policy papers, and other external communication materials
  • Assisting with management of field projects, including drafting and revising high-quality deliverables and ongoing communication with funders and partners
  • Analyzing quantitative data from randomized controlled trials (RCTs)

Who Are We Looking For?

Much of our work hinges on our ability to ask the right questions. As a result, we seek inquisitive, resourceful, analytical individuals with an entrepreneurial spirit. A passion for understanding human behavior, pursuing innovation, and promoting the social good is critical, but prior expertise or training in behavioral economics or psychology is not required. Specific qualifications include:

•    Mission-aligned, self-starter, and able to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment

•     Strong analytical skills and working knowledge of statistics. Experience with Stata is a plus

•     Excellent written and verbal communication skills with a commitment to high-quality output

•     Record of academic excellence; Smart, logical and structured thinkers, who are also creative

•     Bachelor’s or Master’s degree and 0-4 years work experience

Job Specs:

Location: Washington, DC (strongly preferred) or New York City
Compensation: Competitive within the non-profit industry;
Qualifies for loan forgiveness or Federal Work-Study based on 501(c)3 status
Work Authorization: Candidates must already be authorized to work in the U.S.

  • ideas42 Coffee Chats for Undergraduates

Come talk with a member of our ideas42 team on Thursday, October 6th from 2-4pm at Book Trader Cafe to learn about full-time Associate opportunities for undergraduates.  All majors are welcome. Sign up for a 30-minute time slot here.

  • ideas42 Information Session for Graduate Students

Please join the ideas42 team on Thursday, October 6th from 11:45am-12:45pm in SOM 4430 to learn about our full-time Associate and Senior Associate opportunities for graduates students.

Job Location: 
Washington DC
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