Research and Communications Assistant

The Institute for Communitarian Policy Studies
  • Location
    Washington, D.C.
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Early Career
  • Posted
    Jun 06

Position description

The Institute for Communitarian Policy Studies (ICPS) at The George Washington University is the nation's leading center for communitarian policy research and is a research institute dedicated to finding constructive solutions to social problems through morally informed policy analysis and moral dialogue. We strive to bring the best scholarship and analysis to bear on policy issues affecting family, schools, the community, and the moral climate of society as a whole. For more information about our work, please visit:

The Institute for Communitarian Policy Studies is seeking an individual to assist with our writing, editing and research projects. The position entails developing our position papers, academic articles and op-eds, and helping to communicate our message to selected officials, media, and the public at large. The chosen candidate will work directly with Professor Amitai Etzioni.


The candidate should possess the ability to work independently and must have strong writing and editing skills. Experience and/or background in working for student publications, and interest in political theory, international relations, political science, or ethics are preferred. Outreach experience (campaign, media, advocacy, etc.) is a plus.

A bachelor's degree in political science, international relations, sociology, history, English, communications, or related field is required. Salary is commensurate with qualifications.

Tuition remission may be available. We are an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer.

Application instructions

Please send a resume, cover letter, and writing sample (term paper, thesis, dissertation, etc.) with the subject line "Research and Communications Assistant" to Mr. Taylor Howell.

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