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People Are the Key to RAND's Success

Approximately 1,700 people from more than 50 countries work at RAND, representing diversity in work experience; academic training; political and ideological outlook; and race, gender, and ethnicity.

Employment at RAND

The RAND Corporation's reputation is built on quality and objectivity. RAND provides an exciting intellectual environment and opportunities for career growth. We hire highly qualified applicants and provide challenging assignments. Diversity is an essential operating principle at RAND. We look for unique backgrounds, original views, and diversity in academic training, work experience, and ideological outlook. We are committed to Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action.

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What it's like to work at RAND

"I was never as happy as I was at RAND. Often I worked on things that I had no particular background in, but in which I found I had an interest — and as long as I could add value to a project, RAND gave me the chance to succeed."

Arthur C. Brooks, president of the American Enterprise Institute (AEI)

Our People

Our people come from a diverse range of professional and educational backgrounds.

Our Research Structure

Researchers from multiple departments form teams to work on projects related to their areas of expertise or interest.


RAND is a multinational organization. The job openings listed are available in one or more of our U.S. offices. Click on a location to view a map and directions.

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Job openings may also be available in our European offices.

RAND hires outstanding individuals for a wide array of research and research support roles, including full-time researchers, research assistants, graduate student summer associates, research communications analysts, project managers, and computer programmers.

There are many opportunities to interact with RAND researchers at college campuses, professional organization meetings, and other events. Please feel free to meet us in person at these events to learn more at RAND.

RAND is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.