Graduate students can apply to work with RAND experts on developing solutions to today's public policy challenges. Summer associates gain practical research experience in areas such as security, health, education, and sustainability.
As part of its ongoing efforts to inform public policy and decisionmaking, RAND offers a number of educational opportunities. The Summer Associates Program brings together graduate students and RAND researchers to conduct short-term independent research within the framework of an ongoing project. Pardee RAND Graduate School students pursue their Ph.D. in policy analysis while working as assistant policy analysts on a variety of research projects at RAND. Postdoctoral fellows study nuclear security, Asia-Pacific affairs, or aging. RAND also has a military fellows program for active-duty service members.