Job Openings

Summer Internship Program

Position filled for 2020 – please apply next year!

The West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy (WVCBP) hires a policy associate each summer to research and analyze issues associated our advocacy priorities. Our summer policy associates work closely with WVCBP staff, coalition partners, and other stakeholders to collect and analyze data to provide evidence-based solutions, policies, and practices surrounding issues that impact low- and moderate-income West Virginians.

The WVCBP internship program’s mission is to partner our organization with highly motivated undergraduate and graduate students committed to building a shared prosperity through policy change. Our internship program prepares students for potential employment in the non-profit policy world by training them to conduct rigorous data and policy analysis while developing effective communications strategies.

The WVCBP offers summer internships paid at $15.00 per hour. A typical internship runs from mid May to early August. Internships are full time and include paid vacation and sick days. Interns work closely with WVCBP staff focusing on one of the following tracks:

• Outreach and Communications
• Policy Research and Analysis

WVCBP interns are current students at a higher-education institution, or recent graduates, with preference given to graduate students.

To apply, please submit the following to

• Resume
• 2-3 page writing sample
• One academic reference, one work-related reference, one personal reference

Operations and Communications Manager

The West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy is currently seeking an operations and communications manager. The operations and communications manager is responsible for a variety of duties including special event planning, communications, and office management. This position supports work that advances public policies that improve the quality of life for all West Virginians and includes media relations, public campaigns, publication design, and website and database management. Full job description here.

Interested candidates are encouraged to forward their resumes to This position has the flexibility to be part or full time depending on the applicant and the WVCBP’s needs. The WVCBP is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or national origin.

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