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Policy Fellowship

NCTQ is currently seeking a college graduate or graduate student for a Policy Fellowship for summer 2017. Pay is commensurate with experience.

The candidate: Applicants should be excited about the prospect of working closely with NCTQ policy experts to advance educator quality. Strong writing, research, and analytic skills, as well as facility with Excel are crucial. An ability to juggle a variety of tasks and to work well both independently and with others is essential.

Preference will be give to those with a demonstrated commitment to education policy, a desire to learn, and a willingness to receive constructive feedback. A rapier-like wit is also preferred.

The experience: We aim to provide fellows with varied experiences related to different aspects of teacher policy. A typical fellowship includes engagement with NCTQ's major projects, including shining a light on school districts with the strongest human capital policies, rating the nation's teacher preparation programs, and researching, analyzing, and grading states on the full range of teacher policies. An effort is made to match specific assignments to applicants' research skills, experience, and interests.

To Apply

When applying, please specify when you are available to begin working at NCTQ and for how long you can stay.

Please send a resume and cover letter to