GovLoop Research Fellow

GovLoop Research Fellow

As a Research Fellow, your potential responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting with content creation of research reports and GovLoop guides
  • Developing daily e-mail newsletters, including the review and selection of content
  • Conducting interviews, research, and analysis on latest government key topics
  • Creating and synthesizing GovLoop content into guides, manuals, and online resources
  • Copy edit blogs, guides and various knowledge cycle projects
  • Attending government-related events in DC and capturing content through blogs, videos, and photos
  • Writing internal briefs on knowledge cycle reports by industry, academia, or other publications
  • Assisting in recruiting, identifying and interviewing thought leaders in government
  • Identifying best practices, strategies and challenges for government
  • Support contract-based projects with government agencies, such as mentor program management, social learning / training and related activities
    Qualifications: 

    • Graduate student (preferable MPA/MPP but also could be journalism, graphic design, computer science, etc.) – exceptional undergraduates may be considered. Recent graduates will also be considered.
    • Strong or exceptional research and writing skills
    • Experience and/or interest in the public sector
    • Dynamic go-getter who can handle a range of tasks
    • Community organizing a plus (from politics to online)
    • Passion for social media and new technology
    • Thrive in start-up culture
    • People that know how to move fast and get stuff done
    • Ability to conduct quick research and synthesize into compelling, summary content Interest and knowledge of technology (bonus if can do basic implementation)

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