Work at Eagleton


Associate or Full Professor

The Center for American Women and Politics, a unit of the Eagleton Institute of Politics at Rutgers University, is hiring an associate or full professor in a joint position with the Rutgers Department of Political Science. Candidates should be well-established in the field of women and politics and have a record of research and publications in this field. We are particularly interested in candidates whose work addresses the intersections of gender, race, and ethnicity. This position will be part of a cluster hiring initiative to create a new cohort of leading scholars in the social and behavioral sciences who have expertise in race, racism, and inequality.

This will be a tenured position; their tenure home will be in the Department of Political Science, where they will play a leading role in the Women and Politics Ph.D. subfield in the department. They will also be a scholar at CAWP and will be expected to contribute to the development of CAWP’s research agenda and participate in ongoing CAWP projects. This position will participate as a faculty member of the Eagleton Institute of Politics, teaching one course per semester in political science. They will also play a public role translating CAWP research and data for a broad public audience.

Learn more about the position and apply here.


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Student Research Position
The Science and Politics Program at the Eagleton Institute of Politics has an opportunity for an undergraduate or graduate student researcher or database manager to assist with the Scientists in State Politics database.

The ideal candidate should have great organizational skills, attention to detail, and a very good command of Excel. Additionally, a working knowledge of the programming language R is required. Projected time commitment for the database updates is 8-10 per month at $22/hr, which can be done remotely and outside of business hours.

For more questions about the position please email Anna Dulencin, PhD, director of the Eagleton Science and Politics Program. To apply, email your resume and a short description of qualifications to


General Internship Inquiries
Student interns can earn credit for their work with various Eagleton centers and projects. Volunteers and work study students also assist Eagleton in its work. For more information, contact Sarah Kozak at


Eagleton Public Events and Special Projects
Volunteers and interns help staff and publicize Eagleton’s public events. Gain valuable experience for your resume and guarantees you a seat at our popular events! Contact: Nancy Shihadeh


Center for American Women and Politics (CAWP) Internships


Center for Youth Political Participation (CYPP) Internships


Eagleton Center on the American Governor (ECAG) Internships
Web design and research internships available throughout the year.
Contact: Professor Kristoffer Shields


Eagleton Center for Public Interest Polling (ECPIP) Internships


Data Visualization and Graphic Representation Intern — ECPIP
The data visualization and graphic representation intern will create, maintain, and advance the Center’s capabilities to visually and graphically display data from poll results in press releases, on the Center’s official website and social network accounts, and in its other publications. The intern will specifically be responsible for generating and continually updating graphs and charts that depict important data trends over time. The goal of the position will be to create graphics and visual displays that enhance the findings from the Center’s data. Learn more and apply.


General Research Intern — ECPIP
The general research intern will assist ECPIP staff with conducting research and communicating findings to the public. The general research intern’s responsibilities will include: attend weekly ECPIP meetings, prepare weekly progress reports for ECPIP staff, assist with press release preparation, write blog posts, and conduct research and analysis of data. Additionally, the general research intern must maintain confidentiality about all survey instruments, projects, and data until they are published and released to the public. Learn more and apply.


Public Relations and Social Media Intern — ECPIP
The public relations/social media intern will develop, maintain, and expand the online presence of ECPIP, predominantly on Facebook and Twitter. Written strategy plans and assignments will be required weekly throughout the semester. The intern will also keep track of any press received by ECPIP. The intern will work closely with other ECPIP staff. Learn more and apply.


Website Design and Maintenance Intern — ECPIP
The website maintenance intern will primarily be responsible for the ECPIP website. The intern will maintain and expand the current site. The ECPIP site is WordPress-based. Learn more and apply.


Student Job Opportunities

Work Study
If you are eligible for the Federal Student Work Study program you can request to be placed at Eagleton Institute during the academic year.
Contact: Gloria Minor

Kitchen Catering
The Eagleton Institute of Politics is seeking Rutgers University students to assist the facilities and kitchen staff:

  • Assist in food preparation
  • No experience necessary
  • First and second year students are encouraged to apply
  • Compensation is $11/hour
  • Eagleton is located on the Douglass Campus

For questions of inquires, please contact: Mike Soga, Coordinator of Facilities and Events