The Right People on the Bus is a monthly round up of job, consulting, and fellowship opportunities that people connected to Optimistic Anthropology are recruiting to fill. We do this because we love connecting people to resources and opportunities to shape a more positive world. If you end up applying for any of these opportunities, we'd love to know. And if you email to let us know, we might even be able to give someone a head's up to look for your application!
We add opportunities to this page on a rolling basis throughout the month! So, be sure to check back to see what’s new.
Submit opportunities that you’re recruiting for online at (please note that in keeping with our commitment to equity, we only promote internships, fellowships, accelerators that are fully funded): http://bit.ly/OntheBus
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Abt Associates is hiring a Senior Analyst / Evaluation and Research Specialist - AgResults (Full Time / Rockville, MD)
Arabella Advisors is hiring an Associate Director, Advisory Services – Evaluation Practice (Full Time / New York, NY)
Brookings Institution is hiring a Senior Manager, Regional Engagements for their Metropolitan Policy Team (Full Time / Washington, DC)
California Governor's Office of Planning and Research (OPR) is hiring a Senior Planner (Full Time / Sacramento, CA)
City of Los Angeles, Mayor’s Office of Budget and Innovation is hiring a Senior Project Manager, Innovation Team (Full Time / Los Angeles, CA)
The District of Columbia’s Office of the State Superintendent of Education is hiring an Assistant Superintendent for Data, Assessments, and Research and a Director of Research, Analysis, and Reporting (Full Time / Washington, DC)
Harvard Kennedy School Government Performance Lab is hiring Project Leads (Full Time / 1 Year Term / Michigan and Washington State) and Fellows (Full Time / 1 Year Term, with potential for extension / Connecticut, Michigan, and Washington State)
KaBOOM! is hiring an Associate Director, Corporate Partnership Development, Coordinator, City Partnerships, Community Playground Organizer, and a Community Outreach Manager (Full Time / Washington, DC)
Race Forward is hiring a Government Alliance on Race and Equity (GARE) Network Manager (Full Time / New York, NY; Oakland, CA; or Remote) and a Vice President of Human Resources (Full Time / New York, NY or Oakland, CA)
University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute (UWPHI) is hiring a Director of County Health Rankings and Roadmaps (Full Time / Madison, WI)
Fellowships, Accelerators, Etc.
Foster America, a non-profit organization with a mission to improve the lives of America’s most vulnerable children, is recruiting 12+ extraordinary professionals to join our fourth Foster America Fellows cohort, launching in October 2019 and lasting 18 months. Each fellow is matched to a specific role and host agency, aligned with his or her strengths, skills, and expertise. Applications due August 5, 2019 at 11:59pm ET.
FUSE Corps is recruiting for its next fall cohort of mid-career Fuse Fellows. For 12 months, fellows are embedded with local government agencies, working alongside city leaders to bring new approaches, diverse perspectives, and community-based solutions. During their year of service, fellows also have access to valuable learning opportunities — in-person and online sessions in design thinking, change management, and leadership development. The term of the Fall cohort’s service will span September 23, 2019 and ends September 21, 2020. Applications accepted on a rolling basis.
REDF is recruiting a cohort of incredible employment social enterprise leaders -- those who are building revenue-generating businesses that hire and support people who are striving to overcome significant employment barriers. REDF Accelerator Fellows receive expert guidance on core business competencies, employee support programs, and the opportunity to plug into a network of like-minded peers. Upon completion, they are also eligible for investment from REDF. Learn more about the program. Applications due by July 29, 2019.
Recruiting for a fully-funded Fellowship, accelerator, etc.? Please note that in keeping with our commitment to equity, we only promote fully-funded opportunities. Submit them through the form at: http://bit.ly/OntheBus.
Optimistic Anthropology created The Right People on the Bus because we love connecting people to one another and great opportunities. While the service is free, we ask that you submit opportunities through the form at: http://bit.ly/OntheBus.