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About Urban Institute

At the nonprofit Urban Institute, we believe in the power of evidence to improve lives and strengthen communities. Our employees are empowered to open minds, shape decisions and offer solutions. We encourage intellectual honesty, innovation, diversity, and mutual respect, and our analysis elevates debate, wherever it takes place.


Research Assistant

June 2022 - August 2022 Washington, DC
“All the staff made sure the interns felt comfortable with the new systems we learned to use throughout the onboarding process, and also staff at all levels made themselves very available for questions, coffee chats, etc. Additionally, I was put on meaningful ongoing projects and felt that I contributed in significant ways. ”

Research Intern

May 2019 - July 2019 Washington, DC
“I liked how the other senior researchers respected and trusted all of the interns with actual work that would leave a lasting impression even after we left. I also enjoyed that our intern cohort was very large so I was able to make friends with other students my age. There were brown bags and workshops that were open for us to attend to learn more during the workweek.”
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