The Mercatus Center at George Mason University seeks a dynamic and motivated individual to join the Graduate Student Programs team as an intern. This is a great opportunity for someone interested in learning basic non-profit operations and management. We have a flexible, professional, open office environment that encourages innovation and entrepreneurship and provides substantial opportunity for professional growth.
The Mercatus Center at George Mason University is seeking an energetic, self-starter as a Media Relations Associate to contribute to the media relations team. This position will work with the media relations staff to ensure that the research developed by Mercatus scholars is used by reporters and editors engaged in coverage of public policy issues.
The Senior Director of Information Technology will provide technical, administrative, operational, and strategic IT leadership for the Mercatus Center and the Institute for Humane Studies (IHS)—sister nonprofit organizations with more than 200 staff and growing.
The Mercatus Center at George Mason University is hiring a Director of Marketing to plan, develop, implement, and evaluate integrated marketing communications strategies to build awareness of the Center and its research. This role works closely with other directors on the communications team as well as scholars and staff and reports to the senior vice president.
The Mercatus Center at George Mason University is seeking a Creative Projects Director to join our marketing communications team. Your work will illustrate Mercatus research and analysis in creative and appealing ways. The ideal candidate will be a visual communicator who is adept at identifying and building the right visual tools (video, infographics, interactive Web features, etc.) to explain complex economic ideas to our audiences.
A unique and highly challenging opportunity awaits the right individual, who with the leadership, vision, resource development skills and business acumen, will help lead Mercatus to continued growth and effectiveness. To do so, the right candidate will have demonstrated success in fundraising, strategic planning, and organizational stewardship with an ability to work within a university setting, and communicate complex issues to a diverse audience of scholars, students, public policymakers, members of the media, and donors.
The Mercatus Center at George Mason University is seeking a Web Product Manager to join our digital strategies team. Your work will help Mercatus to develop and build online tools to promote Mercatus research to our audiences. The ideal candidate will have a web programming background plus experience creating and managing the execution of Web based products.
Advance prosperity. Examine state and local policy issues. Would you like to impact the quality of policies in various states throughout the U.S.? If so, this opportunity may be for you. The Mercatus Center at George Mason University is seeking a scholar to examine a broad range of state and local policy issues and provide a university source for sound economic ideas for policy makers.
One of the President’s major regulatory oversight offices is the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs. Agencies can take a “cooperate with OIRA” approach or an “avoid OIRA” approach when they pursue new regulatory initiatives. Understanding agency avoidance tactics is an important step in deciding whether and how to shift agency incentives away from avoidance and toward cooperation.
This program will: provide an introduction to net neutrality and briefly explain the history of the debate, lay out the arguments for and against net neutrality, and discuss mechanisms to ensure the Internet remains a vibrantly free conduit and tool for ideas, innovation and economic growth.