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Do you want to make a difference by being part of a premier research, evaluation, and technical assistance organization, guided by principles of ethical decision-making, collaboration, inclusion, and innovation? Check out our current career opportunities.  

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The mission of the American Institutes for Research® (AIR) is to generate and use rigorous evidence that contributes to a better, more equitable world. We are a diverse, equitable, and inclusive organization where many of the brightest people in their fields come together to provide evidence-based solutions to some of the world’s most pressing challenges.

AIR offers an innovative, collaborative environment where people can build successful careers by applying their talent, education, and curiosity. We provide opportunities for professional development, continuous learning, and other great benefits.

Learn more about AIR staff experiences and how we are improving lives through the work we do by reading about our Insights.  



Committed to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

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If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process due to a disability, please email Taliba Boone or call (202) 403-5000.

AIR’s commitment to diversity goes beyond legal compliance to its full integration in our strategy, operations, and work environment. At AIR, we define diversity broadly, considering everyone’s unique life and community experiences. We believe that embracing a diversity of perspectives, abilities, racial/ethnic and cultural backgrounds, styles, ages, gender, gender identity/expression, education, and life stories drives innovation and employee engagement. AIR has made intentional investments to support and engage employees based on their interests. Our recruitment efforts are focused on attracting a diverse talent pool. Learn more about AIR's Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion plan and hear from our staff.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability. We take affirmative action to offer employment and advancement opportunities to all applicants including minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. AIR adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks.

For additional information about certain equal employment opportunity and affirmative action laws, please see the EEO is the Law poster and supplement.

Fraudulent Job Scams Warning & Disclaimer

AIR is aware of individuals falsely presenting themselves as AIR representatives. Fraudulent job scams seek to extract sensitive information or money from victims. To protect yourself, please be aware that AIR recruitment will only email you from an “” domain. Please take extra caution while examining the email address, for example is correct and is not a legitimate AIR email address. If you are unsure of the legitimacy of a communication you have received, please reach out to

If you see a job scam, or lose money to one, report it to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) at You can also report it to your state attorney general. Find out more about how to avoid scams at

Mission in Action

Learn more about AIR staff experiences and how we are touching lives. Read our Insights.

Internships at AIR

Learn more about how our Summer Internship Program helps AIR build a pipeline of diverse and skilled talent.

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