MAKE A DIFFERENCE WITH MERCATUS

We’re looking for talented individuals who can help us achieve our goals. We are passionate about the work we do and the ideas that will lead to a better world for everyone.

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Why Work Here?

MERCATUS BENEFITS

HEALTH

Your medical and dental premiums are employer-paid, with a HSA or FSA account, and paid family leave.

FLEXIBILITY

Enjoy our flexible work policies and unlimited paid time off.

COMPENSATION

We offer competitive salaries and performance-based bonuses each year.

TRANSPORTATION

Employer-paid secure garage parking and bike racks, or SmarTrip FSA. Located close to both Virginia Square and Clarendon metro stations.

GROWTH

We offer 12 annual credits of free tuition at George Mason University, plus employer-paid professional development opportunities.

CULTURE

We have a casual dress code, numerous social events, and opportunities for growth and entrepreneurship. We even have an onsite gym.

What’s it like to work at Mercatus?

MERCATUS TESTIMONIALS

Ready to get started? See our current openings to land your next dream job.

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Alexandra Brizzi

Office Manager

Research Assistant

Jack Salmon

Senior Director, Development

Dan Butler

Senior Policy Editor

Walter Valdivia

Director, Development

Ashley Schiller

Product Manager

Maryrose Milkovich

Program Manager

Malia Dalesandry

Helpdesk Support Technician

Jacob Lawson

MAKE A DIFFERENCE WITH MERCATUS

We're looking for talented individuals who can help us achieve our goals. We are passionate about the work we do and the ideas that will lead to a better world for everyone.

WORK WITH US

Our Values?

WE BELIEVE...

The Mercatus Center at George Mason University serves as a vital bridge between academic ideas and real-world problems. People work here because they love our unique culture, intellectual curiosity, and openness to new and innovative ideas.

Our accomplishments are thanks to the hard work and dedication of our community of scholars, students, and staff. Many staff have come to call Mercatus home for decades, building rewarding careers where they grow and flourish not only professionally, but as people.

Why Work Here?

OUR BENEFITS

HEALTH

Your medical and dental premiums are employer-paid, with a HSA or FSA account, and paid family-leave.

FLEXIBILITY

Enjoy our flexible work policies and unlimited paid time off.

COMPENSATION

We offer competitive salaries and performance-based bonuses each year.

TRANSPORTATION

Employer-paid secure garage parking and bike racks, or SmarTrip FSA. Located close to both Virginia Square and Clarendon metro stations.

GROWTH

We offer 12 annual credits of free  tuition at George Mason University, plus employer-paid professional development opportunities.

CULTURE

We have a casual dress code, numerous social events, and opportunities for growth and entrepreneurship. We even have an onsite gym.

What is it like

AT MERCATUS?

Ashley Schiller

Walter Valdivia

Maryrose Milkovich

Malia Dalesandry

Jacob Lawson

Jack Salmon

Dan Butler

Alex Brizzi

Ready to get started? See our current openings to land your next dream job.

WORK WITH US

I just submitted my application; what’s next? 
Once you apply, a member of our Human Resources team will review your application, and if you are a good fit for Mercatus, we will contact you for an introductory interview. If there is an open opportunity that fits your interests and skillset, the next step is an interview with the hiring manager. This interview is followed by panel interviews with your potential colleagues. Some roles require an assessment, such as a skill test or case study. 


I didn’t get the job, but I really want to work at Mercatus. What should I do next? 
We are constantly looking for individuals who can create value to support our mission, which means new opportunities arise frequently. Please check back on this page for new opportunities, create an account, and submit an application to the Social Entrepreneur posting to be on our short list when future roles open up. 


What if there isn’t an open role that matches my interests and experience, but I’m still interested in Mercatus? 
We’re always looking for candidates who are passionate about our mission and exemplify our principles. Even if you currently don’t see a suitable opening, we encourage you to share your interest in future opportunities by applying to the Social Entrepreneur posting.

FAQs

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Program Manager

Jamil Khan

FAQs

I just submitted my application; what’s next? 
Once you apply, a member of our Human Resources team will review your application, and if you are a good fit for Mercatus, we will contact you for an introductory interview. If there is an open opportunity that fits your interests and skillset, the next step is an interview with the hiring manager. This interview is followed by panel interviews with your potential colleagues. Some roles require an assessment, such as a skill test or case study. 


I didn’t get the job, but I really want to work at Mercatus. What should I do next? 
We are constantly looking for individuals who can create value to support our mission, which means new opportunities arise frequently. Please check back on this page for new opportunities, create an account, and submit an application to the Social Entrepreneur posting to be on our short list when future roles open up. 


What if there isn’t an open role that matches my interests and experience, but I’m still interested in Mercatus? 
We’re always looking for candidates who are passionate about our mission and exemplify our principles. Even if you currently don’t see a suitable opening, we encourage you to share your interest in future opportunities by applying to the Social Entrepreneur posting.

© 2020 Mercatus Center. All Rights Reserved

Our Values

We Believe...

The Mercatus Center at George Mason University serves as a vital bridge between academic ideas and real-world problems. People work here because they love our unique culture, intellectual curiosity, and openness to new and innovative ideas. 

Our accomplishments are thanks to the hard work and dedication of our community of scholars, students, and staff. Many staff have come to call Mercatus home for decades, building rewarding careers where they grow and flourish not only professionally, but as people.