Get Inspired at Polis Institute

Polis Institute’s work creates neighborhood resources, optimism that counts, and change that matters in urban communities. Polis Institute is the right place for people passionate about racial equity and equal access to economic opportunity in American cities. Since 2010 we’ve amplified direct investment into neighborhoods with proud and brilliant residents. 

Our company values are equity, dignity, integrity, innovation, collaboration, and compassion. We’re the right place to work for people who share these central values in life. 

We have exactly the right opportunities for talented people to match their ambitions to. Find the right fit with Polis. We have four types of opportunities to fit perfectly with talented people’s points of growth and interest. 

Team One flex time track offers community-based residents job based training options. Team One’s career-building flex time jobs advance your long-term career goals while paying you to build your skills and capabilities. Team One members train, learn, grow, and get paid to do work that makes a real difference in urban communities. 

Team One members select work hours that flexibly fit their schedule making it a perfect team for ambitious busy people who are passionate about growing more positivity in communities. 

Polis Institute’s Intern Network gives early career professionals paid internship opportunities. The internship network is open to college and technical school students as well as early-career professionals excited to advance their practical experience. Internships provide stipends and are sixteen weeks in length. Our Interns Network is open enrollment with two yearly cohorts in September and February. 

Our Consulting Network is an incredibly innovative, talented, and inspiring collective of professionals from a wide range of fields who are proud to work with the Institute on initiatives across the nation. Applications for experienced consultants are welcome. Polis Institute’s consultants benefit from a genuinely inclusive network, expedited invoice processing, and clearly defined workflows that make high-quality achievement an illuminating constant. 

Team Polis is made up of full-time experienced professionals who are dedicated to amplifying positive revitalization in urban neighborhoods. Team Polis members believe in equity and equality for all residents in every neighborhood of our nation’s growing cities. Team Polis professionals align their expertise to Polis Institute’s core mission of empowering urban residents to be at the forefront of leading and solving for a more equitable future.

For all of our network and team members we are proud to be a company that promotes people’s ability to thrive personally and professinally. Polis Insititute is a company whose culture will inspire, motivate, and propel you to thrive. We have open recruitment for truly talented people.

Ready to join us? Apply now and become part of a company that makes great things happen!

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