Fall student internship opportunity with OK Policy

OK Policy is looking for one or two students for a paid part-time internship during the fall 2011 semester. Students would be expected to work between 8 and 15 hours over one to three days per week, depending on their schedules and availability. Work will be primarily in our Tulsa office, with occasional opportunities to work from home or school.

The work will primarily involve collecting data, conducting research, and offering analysis on state policy issues, including poverty, economic development, health care, immigration, and other subjects. We are looking for highly-motivated students with strong writing and quantitative skills, research experience, and a demonstrated interest in public policy. Students should be in at least their junior year.  The job will primarily be office-based but could include occasional attendance at meetings in Tulsa or Oklahoma City. We are happy to cooperate with an institution’s requirements for academic credit.

Interested candidates should e-mail a resume and cover letter to David Blatt –  dblatt@okpolicy.org –  by August 19th.

OK Policy provides timely and credible information, analysis and ideas on policy issues affecting Oklahoma. Our core commitments are to the adequate, fair and fiscally responsible funding of public services, and to an economy that provides shared prosperity through increased economic opportunity and financial security for all. OK Policy is an equal opportunity employer and encourages a respectful, diverse, and collegial workplace. For more about us, visit okpolicy.org

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Former Executive Director David Blatt joined OK Policy in 2008 and served as its Executive Director from 2010 to 2019. He previously served as Director of Public Policy for Community Action Project of Tulsa County and as a budget analyst for the Oklahoma State Senate. He has a Ph.D. in political science from Cornell University and a B.A. from the University of Alberta. David has been selected as Political Scientist of the Year by the Oklahoma Political Science Association, Local Social Justice Champion by the Dan Allen Center for Social Justice, and Public Citizen of the Year by the National Association of Social Workers.

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