The Social Science Research Council (SSRC) employs a diverse workforce in the United States at our headquarters in Brooklyn, New York, as well as internationally. Benefits include health, dental, vision, disability, life, and gym reimbursement; pension plan and tax savings programs; and generous vacation and sick leave. Student loan and tuition reimbursement are available for all full-time staff, and provisions are made for professional staff to continue their development as professional social scientists.

In addition, the Council offers a wide range of internship opportunities to current, recent, or returning students. Most internships are unpaid or carry small stipends.

We encourage you to apply for the specific openings that have been listed and summarized below. Be sure to follow the link to more detailed information on necessary qualifications, employment terms, and application procedures.

Current Openings

  • Fellowships Office - Research Assistant [ Summary ]

    The SSRC’s Fellowships Office seeks a part-time Research Assistant to work closely with the Sloan Scholars Mentoring Network and the Abe Fellowship Program on a broad range of network development and promotional work.

  • Part-Time Administrative Assistant - Mellon Mays Graduate Initiatives Program [ Summary ]

    The Social Science Research Council seeks a part-time Administrative Assistant for its Mellon Mays Graduate Initiatives Program. This position provides support for all staff members and events associated with the program. This position will require energy; enthusiasm; strong interpersonal, organizational, and problem-solving skills; and creativity and flexibility.

  • Front Desk - Administrative Assistant [ Summary ]

    The SSRC seeks an Administration Assistant to work at reception and to assist the Administration and HR Departments. This is a unique entry-level opportunity to gain hands-on reception, human resources, and facilities experience in a dynamic nonprofit environment.

The Social Science Research Council (SSRC) is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people of diverse backgrounds to apply. However, please know that U.S. federal law requires all U.S.-based employees to provide proof to their employer of their eligibility to work in the U.S.

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