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www.urban.org
Washington, DC
201 to 500 employees
1968
Nonprofit Organization
Non-Profit
$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

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    I have been working at Urban Institute full-time

    Pros

    Everyone is very supportive and cooperative at Urban

    Cons

    The technology and softwares they use is pretty outdated compared to the industry

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Urban Institute Interviews

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    Research Assistant Interview

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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Urban Institute (Washington, DC).

    Interview

    I applied for a research assistant position at Urban, the process took about two months total. I was first asked to do a phone screening interview, which lasted about an hour and went quite well. Then I had an in-person interview about three weeks later, which was more mixed. I didn't recieve an offer, but overall the experience was fine. They really only seem to care about data-type credentials so my advice is to emphasize your data background to whatever extent is possible!

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Urban Institute Awards & Accolades

  • Top Entry Level Employers, CollegeGrad, 2009

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