InternshipThe intern will take the lead on a number of core policy-oriented projects, as well as a number of key tasks to achieve the department’s mission. This involves:
* working with the Center’s marketing and government relations team to disseminate its research findings to policy makers and decision leaders in Israeli society and around the world
* helping to disseminate research findings both online and in person, identifying and strategizing to reach key policymakers relevant to each research piece, and assisting with a number of key departmental projects
* in some cases, the right candidate may have opportunities to join meetings and events with Members of Knesset, the Prime Minister’s advisers, Israeli government officials, ambassadors, and/or foreign governing bodies.
OrganizationThe Taub Center for Social Policy Studies in Israel is an independent, non-partisan, socioeconomic research institute based in Jerusalem. The Center conducts quality, impartial research and develops innovative, and practical options for public policies that advance the well-being of Israelis. The Center strives to influence public policy through direct communications with policy makers and by enriching the public debate that accompanies the decision making process.
Qualifications* Pursuing a B.A. or M.A. in a relevant discipline: e.g., political science, economics, communications, or other related field (recent graduates may also apply)
* Prior work or volunteer experience
* Excellent written and oral communication skills (Hebrew skills not required, but preferred)
* Ability to quickly learn and apply new skills
* Ability to work quickly, efficiently, and to meet deadlines
* Exceptional attention to detail