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The Institute for Youth in Policy conducts and communicates independent, high-quality research to improve nonpartisan education policy and practice. Working with policymakers, researchers, educators, community groups, and others, the Institute seeks to advance evidence-based policies that support empowering and equitable learning for each and every teen. Nonprofit and nonpartisan, the Institute connects policymakers and stakeholders at the local, state, and federal levels with the evidence, ideas, and actions needed to strengthen the education system from preschool through college and career readiness.

Per compensation, we offer volunteer hours, college credits, networking with some of the famous and best politicians/professors across the nation, and recommendations.

Positions we are currently hiring for can be found on Chegg Internships.

For all positions, promotion opportunities exist - we are a data driven institute.

Skills and Qualifications: We’re looking for high school, undergraduate or graduate students or recent graduates interested in the intersection of research, public policy, and education. The ideal candidate will possess Leadership, Initiative, and Time Management Skills.
To apply: Send our Human Resources Department an email at with your resume and Cover Letter, or simply fill out an application above. Since we do receive hundreds of applications through the form, we highly recommend sending us an email as well.

Questions about the internship? Email, DM, or fill out the contact us form!
The Institute for Youth in Policy is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply and will be considered equally.