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EducationCounsel LLC, in affiliation with Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP, based in Washington, D.C., is hiring for the position of Policy Assistant.

EducationCounsel LLC is a mission-driven education organization that works with leading nonprofits, foundations, and policymakers to help significantly improve education opportunity and outcomes. We do this by leveraging policy, strategy, law, and advocacy to help transform education systems, from early learning to K12 to higher education. We work with partners at the state, federal, and local levels to advance evidence-based innovations and systems change, with a central focus on equity. EducationCounsel is affiliated with Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP, a national law firm with a strong focus on public policy, pro bono, and more. Nelson Mullins is committed to building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture because not only is it the right thing to do, diversity, equity, and inclusion enhance and enrich our practice. We believe that diverse teams are more innovative, make better decisions, and achieve better results for our clients and the communities in which we live.

This position offers significant opportunity to advance education equity and outcomes, including substantial exposure to education policy, policymakers, and other leaders. It will help candidates develop and improve policy and data analysis skills and an increased understanding of policymaking at the state, district, and federal levels. EducationCounsel is seeking candidates who can work with the senior policy advisors and attorneys on our team across a wide range of projects and who have direct experience working in or with Congress.

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