Employment Opportunities at IDRA

Employment Opportunity at IDRA – Policy Intern – Part-Time

Policy Intern – Part-Time

The Intercultural Development Research Association is an independent, non-profit organization, led by María Robledo Montecel, Ph.D. Our mission is to achieve equal educational opportunity for every child through strong public schools that prepare all students to access and succeed in college. IDRA strengthens and transforms public education by providing dynamic training; useful research, evaluation, and frameworks for action; timely policy analyses; and innovative materials and programs.

Job Description

IDRA’s state policy work focuses on issues that impact the education of all students, with special emphasis on minority, low-income, English learner and recent immigrant populations. IDRA’s intern will perform policy-related work, including conducting research, analyzing bills, drafting testimony, and attending meetings and events in support of IDRA’s National Director of Policy during the Texas legislative session, January through May 2019. The role will require work in San Antonio (where IDRA is located) and in Austin.

Personal dedication to equal educational opportunity for all children absolutely required.


$15 per hour for up to 25 hours per week.


Letters of application and résumés may be sent to Dr. María Robledo Montecel, President & CEO, Intercultural Development Research Association, 5815 Callaghan Road, Suite 101, San Antonio, Texas 78228; Fax 210-444-1714; e-mail: contact@idra.org. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. IDRA is an equal opportunity employer.