Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI). 


As a premier DC think tank, AEI has an atmosphere that is rich with critical thinking, scholarship, and debate. It’s a perfect starting point for entry-level employees beginning a career in public policy, as well as an ideal place for professionals at all levels to contribute to and develop in areas of nonprofit management.


Entry-level opportunities include research assistant positions in all policy areas that AEI studies.


Various levels of experience, from entry to executive level, are required for positions that regularly become available in development, event planning, government relations, communications, talent development, accounting, information technology, public relations, and other business departments.


To apply, click on “view all open positions” to see what opportunities are now available. 


Other Opportunities to Contribute at AEI

Internships are available year-round, for talented undergraduate and graduate students, as well as those who have recently completed their studies. Find information and the online application for internships here.


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Click here to login, click "Dashboard" in the upper right hand corner, and then click "update your profile." Then, you can update your various attachments (resume, cover letter, writing sample and transcripts).  

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