State and Local Leadership
The issues most important to Americans are decided outside the Beltway, in state houses and city halls across the nation. The Manhattan Institute develops innovative ideas grounded in fiscal responsibility to help state and local policymakers deliver strong economies and prosperous communities.
Collegiate Associates will:
- Provide research and writing support on state and local policy areas including land use, transportation public finance, and economic development.
- Assist in ensuring research gets in the hands of mayors, governors, legislators, nonprofit leaders, academics, and other figures throughout the country.
- Provide briefings on recent news stories and summarize relevant legislative hearings, conferences, and other events.
- Assist with the organization of education policy-related events.
- Strong oral and written communication skills
- Ability to manage many different projects, each time-sensitive and requiring a unique skill set, simultaneously
- Knowledge and interest in the state and local policy matters including: housing, land use, transit, public finance, public sector unions, local democracy, and urban economics.
- A passion for urban affairs and policy
- Proficiency in Excel
Strong quantitative research background, proficiency in STATA and/or R