Betty Jane Narver Policy Fellowship, 2013-2014

Deadline: June 24, 2013

The Washington State Budget & Policy Center, located in downtown Seattle, is now accepting applications for the 2013-2014 Betty Jane Narver Fellowship. This unique opportunity for future policy leaders is open to any currently enrolled graduate student in a college or university, and recent graduates with a master’s degree or Ph.D.

We are looking for someone with:
•a commitment to social justice;
•facility with quantitative analysis;
•an understanding or a desire to understand policy making;
•a desire to receive mentorship; and
•a strong interest in pursuing a career involving policy analysis.

Qualified applicants should have excellent written and oral communications skills, a commitment to accuracy and attention to detail, and a demonstrated interest in fiscal policy. To achieve our goal of training and supporting new voices in the policy arena, we’re especially interested in candidates from diverse backgrounds.

The fellow will receive a biweekly stipend and be responsible for less than 20 hours a week. This position is not eligible for benefits. Reimbursable travel may be required to specific policy-related trainings chosen by the Budget & Policy Center. The fellowship will generally run from November 2013 through April 2014 (this is flexible).

The online application to become a Narver Fellow can be found on the website. To apply, please submit a completed application by June 24, 2013. Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

If you have any questions, please contact Remy Trupin, Executive Director, at remyt(at)budgetandpolicy.orgNo phone calls please.

The Fellowship was created in honor of Betty Jane Narver, one of the most admired and productive figures in recent civic life. Find out more about Betty Jane’s legacy, and read about the experience of our first Narver Fellow here.

The Washington State Budget & Policy Center is a non-partisan, non-profit policy organization that works to create a just and prosperous Washington state through sound research.