The Democratic staff of the U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee seeks a Research Assistant to help policy staff research, write and fact-check reports, policy briefs, hearing memos, charts and other documents.
A qualified candidate has a bachelor’s or master’s degree in economics, political science or a related degree. In addition, he or she should have excellent analytical skills; an ability to process and simplify complex issues; meticulous attention to detail and an ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously. Hill experience is preferred but not required.
The office is an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, disability, genetic information, national origin, uniformed service, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume and two writing samples to firstname.lastname@example.org indicating the job title and referral number 224745 in the subject line. All application materials must be submitted by 5:00 pm EST on January 11th.