The Mariam K. Chamberlain Fellowship in Women and Public Policy is a nine-month paid work experience at the Institute for Women’s Policy Research in Washington, D.C. The fellow works as a general research assistant on a variety of research projects and reports, in areas such as the quality of women’s jobs, access to higher education, and the quality and affordability of child care.
The fellow receives a stipend of $27,000 over the nine-month period, plus health insurance and a stipend for public transportation.
Applicants should have at least a bachelor’s degree in a social science discipline, statistics, or women’s studies. Graduate work is not required. Applicants should also have strong quantitative and library research skills and knowledge of women's issues; familiarity with Microsoft Word and Excel is required. Knowledge of STATA, SPSS, SAS, or graphics software will also be an asset, as will qualitative research skill.