MA in Education and Social Policy

EDSP Job Resources

Links to Important Job Resources 

The following organizations often have job and internship opportunities relevant to the career goals of students in the Education and Social Policy program. Please note that this list is not exhaustive.

Research, Think Tanks

RAND Corporation  
Brookings Institute 
American Educational Research Association
Heritage Foundation
Urban Institute
NYU’s Institute for Education and Social Policy
Manhattan Institute
ABT Associates
MPR Associates
Center for an Urban Future


Center on Education Policy
Center for Education Reform
Cross City Campaign for Urban School Reform
National Art Education Association
Americans for the Arts
Alliance for the Arts
Alliance for Quality Education
Foundation for Excellent Schools

Service and Nonprofits

Learning Leaders
Junior Achievement
Jobs for the Future
Campaign for Fiscal Equity
Teach for America
Education Trust
TASC (The After School Corporation) 
PASE (Partnership for After School Education)
BELL (Building Educated Leaders for Life)
National Urban Fellows
The New Teacher Project
Harlem Center for Education
East Harlem Tutorial Program
The Community-Word Project 
New Visions For Public Schools 
New Leaders for New Schools 
Broad Residency 
Henry Street Settlement 

Funders and Support

Ford Foundation
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Annenberg Foundation
Rockefeller Foundation 
Carnegie Corporation
Hewlett Packard Foundation
Corporate Foundation

Private Firms That Run Schools

Edison Schools

Lobby Groups

National Education Association 
American Federation of Teachers
American Association of School Administrators  

Government and Federal

US Department of Education


New York City Department of Education
Independent Budget Office 


Peace Corps
World Teach

Recommended Listserves

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Top Listserves for EDSP Students

Wagner Education Policy Studies Association (wagner-wepsa)
Education Law and Policy Society (law-edpolicy)
Steinhardt Institute for Higher Education Policy *(steinhardt-institute)
Applied Statistics in Human Development and Education *(priism-center-edhumdev)

Education-Related NYU Department Listserves

Gallatin Educators’ Alliance (gallatin-educators)
Educational Psychology (addpliedpsychology-hdsi)
Educational Leadership Masters Students (ed-leadership-ma)
Higher Education Administration Program Job Search List ( he-jobs)
HMSS Sociology of Educaiton (hmss-soc-ed)

Relevant NYU Group Listserves

Policy Debate and Advocacy in NYC (ceda-debate)
Educator’s Club Discussion (educators-club)
NYU Institute for International Law and Justice (aw-llij)
Law Students for Economic Justice (law-sej) 
List for Consortium for Research and Evaluation of Advanced Technologies in Education *(alt-create)

Listserves Related to Social Justice Issues

Prisoners Rights and Education Project (prep)
Information on Policy Issues Affecting Women (wagner-womens-caucus)
Center for Human Rights and Global Justice Listserve (human-rights-center)
A List to Announce Social Justice Programs (osa-social-justice)
Social Justice Opportunities (social-action)
Students for Social Equality at NYU (nyu-sse)
Connecting Social Innovators, at NYU and Beyond (wagner-bridge)
Institute for Human Development and Social Change (ihdsc)