We are hiring a research & policy intern


A little bit about you:

• Researcher with good understanding of data analysis, online and offline research

• Studying something in the ballpark of public policy or administration or planning

• A working knowledge of local data sources like Neighborhood Nexus and American Community Survey

• Familiarity with geographic information systems (GIS), statistical analysis, data visualization

You’re interested in learning things like: 

• How the City of Atlanta engages with its citizens

• How the citizens of Atlanta engage with their local government

What you’ll learn and do:

• Assist with CCI’s Neighborhood Planning Unit project

• Research, data collection, and data analysis

• Collaborate with community, governmental, and non-profit partners

Other notes:

• This internship takes place at CCI’s home base in South Downtown Atlanta

• Internships during the school year requires a minimum availability of 10 hours per week, with 15-20 preferred.

• The work schedule is negotiable, but on-site is a requirement

• You must bring your own laptop


Simply fill out the application form at the link below. Hit the Submit button when you are finished. 

Note: This application does not allow you to save your progress, so we recommend composing your answers in advance. If you have any questions or technical issues, please let us know as soon as possible. 


Email your resume and writing sample along with a brief introduction hello@civicatlanta.org, Attention: 2019 Fall Research & Policy Intern.  No cover letter required.

Our work at CCI is multifaceted –– that means we can't predict what specific projects interns will work on this summer, but we will take your skills and interests into consideration. So, if you're into things like digital marketing, graphic design, event planning, or policy and research (to name a few), let us know!

Document format preferred: PDF.

Instructions for the writing sample:

Please send a writing sample that fits the internship that you are applying for. You do not need to produce new work. Here are some suggestions below, Good Luck!

  • An excerpt from a policy paper, research summary, or other analysis paper.

  • Bonus points for any data analysis included in the paper.

The deadline to apply is August 16th at 11:59 PM.
No late applications will be accepted.

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