Throughout the program, interns will grow in their professional development and gain insight into policy research on intersectional issues that impact women’s economic justice. IWPR interns work closely with staff and assist in a number of activities—including providing research, outreach, and administrative support.
Throughout Federal Work Study (FWS), students learn about the fundamentals of the non-profit sector and gain insight into policy research on various intersectional issues that impact women’s economic justice. IWPR work study students work closely with staff and assist in a number of activities—including providing research, outreach, and administrative support.
IWPR offers a variety of roles for economists at different levels of education and experience, including post-baccalaureate, doctoral, and post-doctoral fellowships.
Our committed, passionate staff bring far-reaching, interdisciplinary expertise to a broad range of policy issues all with one common goal: to inform policy, inspire change, and improve the lives of women, families, and communities. IWPR’s staff members have training in economics, sociology, psychology, international development, theology, public policy, and women’s studies, enabling us to utilize multi-disciplinary approaches to research.
IWPR is an equal opportunity employer. We consider applicants without regard for race, ethnicity, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. IWPR’s work is supported by foundation grants, government grants and contracts, donations from individuals, and contributions from organizations. IWPR is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization.
IWPR seeks to observe the following operating principles:
- As an institution IWPR strives to work toward organizational sustainability to ensure maximum benefit for women and families over the long term
- As a partner, IWPR strives for respectful collaboration, open communication, and on-time delivery of its promised contributions and focuses on forging common purpose on behalf of all women while acknowledging differences among them
- As a place to work, IWPR strives to build an atmosphere in which staff take pleasure in doing their work, share in the joy of discovery and policy impact, and are valued fairly for their contributions; where initiative, innovation, and risk-taking are encouraged; and where staff members enjoy equal opportunity and are enabled to discuss freely their concerns about their working environment