We’re hiring! Apply to be an Operations & Development Associate or Summer Intern.

OK Policy is seeking an experienced and effective Operations & Development Associate to provide support for our day-to-day operations, donor and grant management, and event coordination. This is a full-time position based in Tulsa. To learn more about the job duties and qualifications, compensation, and how to apply, see our job announcement here.

We’re also accepting student applicants for paid part-time or full-time internships during the summer of 2018! Interns have the opportunity to work as full members of the OK Policy team and participate in nearly all aspects of what we do. Intern tasks may include collecting data, conducting research, assisting with advocacy efforts, writing blog posts on state policy issues,  and helping to coordinate events including the 2018 Summer Policy Institute.

Interns will be based in our Tulsa office, with occasional opportunities to work from home or school. They will be expected to work between 15 and 40 hours per week, depending on their schedules and availability, and are paid $11 per hour.

Eligible students should have completed at least four semesters of college coursework or be pursuing a graduate degree. We are happy to cooperate with an institution’s requirements for academic credit.

To apply for the internship, fill out an online application and send an updated resume to jobs@okpolicy.org no later than Sunday, April 15. Please include “Summer internship” in the subject line. All applicants will be contacted regarding interviews by April 17.

We are also now accepting applications for the 2018 Summer Policy Institute, an intensive, four-day program for undergraduate and graduate students, which will be held July 29 – August 1, 2018 in Tulsa.


Ryan Gentzler worked at OK Policy from January 2016 until November 2022. He last served as the organization's Reserach Director and oversaw Open Justice Oklahoma. He began at OK Policy as an analyst focusing on criminal justice issues, including sentencing, incarceration, court fines and fees, and pretrial detention. Open Justice Oklahoma grew out of Ryan’s groundbreaking analysis of court records, which was used to inform critical policy debates. A native Nebraskan, he holds a Master of Public Administration degree from the University of Oklahoma and a BA in Institutions and Policy from William Jewell College. He served as an OK Policy Research Fellow in 2014-2015.

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