At The Urban Institute, we believe talent and outstanding effort should be rewarded by meaningful opportunities to apply skills and training, opportunities to learn and grow, and competitive salaries and benefits that meet employee needs during the various stages of their lives.
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Salary and Benefits that Meet Your Needs
Urban Institute recognizes that employees vary in terms of what's most important to them at different stages of their lives. Compensation is always competitive and our employee benefits program is designed to provide support for worklife balance, health and retirement challenges, and support for times of personal crisis.
Meaningful Job Opportunities
Urban Institute employees enjoy a unique intellectual environment wherein they combine with experts from academia, think tanks, and other organizations to conduct cutting-edge and crosscutting research important to the lives of those from all backgrounds. We apply formal training and varied work experiences to produce work in that is exceptional in terms of creativity, quality and influence.
Opportunities to Learn and Grow
Urban Institute values knowledge and encourages all staff to continue their personal and professional development throughout their careers. We offer career development opportunities that include staff seminars by noted and influential thought leaders, outside training and workshops, and an excellent educational assistance benefit. We also support participation in professional organizations and conferences.