Career Opportunities for Policy Analysts

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. We are currently seeking a policy director, but also welcome inquiries from those interested in principal and mid-level analyst 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 for all positions.

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

Please include a cover letter, resume, and two brief writing samples.

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.