Senior Research Associate

Georgetown University’s Center for Children and Families is hiring a Senior Research Associate to conduct qualitative and quantitative research, provide policy analysis and author/co-author reports.  CCF is committed to expanding and improving quality, affordable health coverage for America’s children and families. The center focuses principally on issues relating to low-income children and families with a particular emphasis on implementation and policy issues related to Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program, and the Affordable Care Act.

Job Description:

  • Conduct research and data analysis on health policy issues, provide policy analysis work, author or co-author CCF’s written reports and support public presentations;
  • Monitor and track activities associated with federal and state legislative and administrative changes to child and family health coverage;
  • Provide assistance on writing projects pertaining to child and family health coverage issues;
  • Help maintain CCF’s research library, child and family coverage statistics (including web-based resources), and research databases; and
  • Assist in providing technical assistance to CCF staff, funders, national and state advocacy organizations, and others seeking information and data on child and family health coverage.

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • 5-7 years of work experience, preferably in health or social policy.
  • Master’s Degree in public policy, public health, or related field (preferred)
  • Strong writing and quantitative skills.
  • Proficiency with Excel. Experience with statistical software packages preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work well in a dynamic, team environment for a mission-oriented organization.
  • Flexibility, initiative, and a willingness to tackle new projects as they arise.
Interested candidates should apply through the Georgetown University Careers website.
Published 7/30/2018

Communications and Policy Intern

The Center for Children and Families (CCF), located at the McCourt School of Public Policy’s Health Policy Institute, is seeking an undergraduate student to serve as an intern for approximately 20 hours per week (specific hours to be determined) during the fall of 2018.


  • Generate weekly web statistics report using Google Analytics
  • Curate and distribute media clips on specified health topics
  • Update CCF website
  • Update and maintain mailing lists and other communications tools
  • Other communications, policy and research, or administrative duties as needs arise.


  • Strong organizational and writing skills
  • Understanding of strategic communications
  • Strong interest in public policy
  • Experience using Word Press and various social media platforms

Compensation: $15/hour  

Interested candidates should send a resume to

Published 8/14/2018