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Washington, DC
201 to 500 employees
1968
Nonprofit Organization
Grantmaking Foundations
$50 to $100 million (USD) per year
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The Urban Institute is a not-for-profit economic and social policy research organization that oversees research projects in such areas as education, health policy, employment, income and benefits, housing and communities, population studies, poverty, and judicial issues. Its ... Read more

Urban Institute Reviews

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    Current Employee - Research Analyst in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Research Analyst in Washington, DC
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    I have been working at Urban Institute full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Nice and friendly working environment,

    Cons

    Limited promotion opportunities after certain higher level positions (require PhD for more senior positions)

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Urban Institute Interviews

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    Multimedia Specialist Interview

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    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at Urban Institute.

    Interview

    Quick preliminary call (phone screen) with HR, about 20 minutes or so. Two weeks later in person meeting with staff. Two on one and a three on one. Overall meeting time was about 1 hr and 30 mintues.

    Interview Questions

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Urban Institute Awards & Accolades

  • Top Entry Level Employers, CollegeGrad, 2009

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