Overview

Good Jobs First is also looking for an intern to join us this summer. Your core responsibilities will include:

  • Gathering and extracting data from end-of-year government financial reports for states, cities, counties, and school districts;
  • Updating costs for the biggest economic development subsidy programs across states;
  • Updating our Tax Break Tracker user guides;
  • Tracking news media and academic uses of our data;
  • Writing blogs or other pieces based on interesting facts, trends, or situations.

Other desirable qualifications (yes, we know you probably won’t have them all!):

  • You’ve developed social and economic justice videos for social media platforms;
  • You’ve turned data into meaningful graphics;
  • You know Python or R other programming language;
  • You’ve used artificial intelligence to simplify data collection, standardization, and otherwise cleaning data.

Send a résumé, cover letter and any video/graphics samples (if applicable) to arlene@goodjobsfirst.org. Put “Summer Intern 2024” in the subject line.

This position pays between $17-20 per hour, depending on experience. It can be done anywhere in the United States but you must be generally available 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET most weekdays.

This positions starts immediately and can be up to 35 hours per week.

To apply for this job email your details to arlene@goodjobsfirst.org

About Good Jobs First

Good Jobs First is a national policy resource center that promotes corporate and government accountability in economic development. Since 1998, it has fought for reforms to increase transparency around the use of public money used in the name of economic development, and has revealed the numerous ways corporations – many of whom receive subsidies – violate civil and criminal regulations and laws.