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20 days ago

Senior Research Associate

Urban Institute Washington, DC

include managing research projects; fundraising; conducting major analyses involving both qualitative and quantitative methods; and supervising… Percipio Media


23 days ago

Research Associate I

Urban Institute Washington, DC

The nonprofit Urban Institute is dedicated to elevating the debate on social and economic policy. For nearly five decades, Urban scholars have… Urban Institute


30+ days ago

Senior Fellow

Urban Institute Washington, DC

include intellectual leadership in project development, identifying and securing funding sources for projects, mentoring and managing research staff… Urban Institute


16 hrs ago

Project Administrator – new

Urban Institute Washington, DC

The successful candidate will prepare budgets and financial information… Urban Institute


18 days ago

Research Associate II

Urban Institute Washington, DC

will consist of processing and analyzing data with SAS; producing tables, graphics… Urban Institute


2 days ago

UI Associate – new

Urban Institute Washington, DC

The successful candidate will be performing tasks related to organizing and summarizing information from case study interviews. He or she will also… Urban Institute


30+ days ago

Research Assistant

Urban Institute Washington, DC

The successful candidate will support the Director of Urban Policy Initiatives and other research staff in the Executive Office with background… Urban Institute


30+ days ago

Communications Associate

Urban Institute Washington, DC

The nonprofit Urban Institute is dedicated to elevating the debate on social and economic policy. For nearly five decades, Urban scholars have… Urban Institute


16 hrs ago

Project Associate – new

Urban Institute Washington, DC

The successful candidate will perform research activities to include conducting… Urban Institute


19 days ago

UI Associate- Emerging Scholar

Urban Institute Washington, DC

The nonprofit Urban Institute has been dedicated to elevating the debate on social and economic policy research since 1968. We offer independent… Urban Institute


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    A great first job out of college; surrounded by some of the most brilliant minds in the country, you get to learn a lot.

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    I have been working at Urban Institute full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Cutting edge research, phenomenal work/life balance opportunities, friendly and passionate coworkers, great office location in between Dupont and West End, and really great retirement and insurance benefits packages. A great think about UI is that it is non-partisan giving you the opportunity to be exposed to nonpolitically biased results and methodologies.

    Cons

    Not great professional development opportunities; super hierarchical. Also the base pay is better at other think tanks and government agencies in the area. As a first job out of college, if you're interested in the research world this is a good place to start, but that's really it. Despite being allocated development funds, professional development is never built into your schedule so little to none gets done. Also while it is possible to move up and get promoted after 3/4 years, one really needs to get a higher degree to move up.

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    Actually invest in your junior staff. If someone comes in with more quantitative experience, expose them to qualitative research and vice versa.

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