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Save the Date: Our 2019 State Budget Summit is January 24, 2019. Tickets will go on sale Monday, December 10th. 

Opportunities To Join Our Team


Oklahoma Policy Institute seeks to hire two part-time field organizers ­– one for the southeast and one for the southwest region of the state ­– to support the work of our grassroots advocacy citizen coalition, Together Oklahoma (TOK).

TOK is a grassroots education and advocacy group connecting Oklahoma values to state budget priorities. Field organizers will bring awareness of TOK priority issues to their dedicated region with a focus on tax and budget issues, health care, economic security, and criminal justice. Organizers will work to expand our membership base, support our volunteer leaders, and equip and train individuals for effective advocacy. Organizers will develop local outreach strategies and convey our policy proposals throughout their region in an engaging and empowering way. Click here to read the full job description.


OK Policy is currently accepting applications for Spring 2019 internships in Tulsa and Oklahoma City. Interns in all positions will be expected to work between 15 and 20 hours per week depending on their schedules and availability and are paid $11.00 per hour. We are happy to cooperate with your institution’s requirements for academic credit. Internships are open to both current undergraduate and graduate students (must have completed a minimum of 24 hours of college credit) and to recent grads (Spring 2018 or later).

Click here to submit your application today! Applications are due no later than 5:00 PM on Friday, November 16th.

You have the opportunity to apply for internships in three areas. If you wish to apply for more than one, please submit a separate application for each:

  • Public Policy Internship (Tulsa office) – Policy interns may be asked to write blog posts on state policy issues, help with data collection and formatting, assist with our advocacy efforts, help to coordinate events, and help with office administration. 
  • Open Justice Oklahoma Data Internship (Tulsa office) – OJO interns are expected to assist in the collection, cleaning, and analysis of criminal justice data, conduct research and write blog posts on criminal justice related issues, and help with office and program administration.
  • Legislative Advocacy Internship (Oklahoma City office) – Advocacy interns work with the Outreach & Legislative Director to advance our policy agenda at the state capitol and with other advocacy organizations, keep records of legislative progress (including meeting notes and vote counts), and help with OK Policy events. 

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Non-Discrimination Policy

OK Policy is fully committed to cultural diversity and equal employment opportunity. It is OK Policy’s procedure to make employment opportunities available to a wide-range of diverse individuals without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, HIV status, any condition defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”), marital or parental status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or citizenship status. OK Policy is committed to providing a work environment free of bias based on the above classifications, and to complying with the ADA and the policies and directives of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, to the extent applicable.