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Career Opportunities at MACPAC

MACPAC is a non-partisan legislative branch agency that provides policy and data analysis on Medicaid and the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) and makes policy recommendations to Congress, the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and the states.

For policy analysis positions, we expect applicants to have strong public policy analysis skills, substantive knowledge of Medicaid and CHIP, and be both strong writers and confident public speakers. Graduate degrees in health policy, health services research, public policy, public health, or a related field, are desirable.

MACPAC typically hires interns through the Merton C. Bernstein Internship on Social Insurance program at the National Academy of Social Insurance.

Please include a cover letter and resume.

For policy analysis positions a complete application includes two brief writing samples.

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EEO policy statement

MACPAC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, pregnancy, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

Reasonable accommodation

MACPAC will provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities as appropriate. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

Requirements for all positions

  • Individuals must be U.S. citizens;
  • Employees must undergo the completion of a satisfactory background investigation; and
  • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must certify that they have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law as described in 5 USC § 3328.
  • MACPAC employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 subject to applicable exceptions as required by law. If selected for employment at MACPAC, you will be required to submit documentation of proof of vaccination before appointment or onboarding with MACPAC. MACPAC will provide additional information regarding what information or documentation regarding proof of your vaccination will be needed, as well as how you can request an exemption from this requirement due to a medical condition or a sincerely held religious belief, if applicable. If an individual fails to meet this requirement, MACPAC may take action up to and including rescinding the employment offer or termination.

All MACPAC employees earning more than $147,649 in calendar year 2024 must follow financial disclosure requirements under the STOCK Act.  Details can be found on the Senate Ethics Committee website here: