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What it’s like at SPR

SPR maintains two divisions: Workforce & Human Services and Equity, Education & Community Change. Our staff of 50+ works in project teams, often in collaboration with other organizations or subject matter experts.

We work in the office, on-site, and remotely and use the mix of tools and platforms best suited to the task.

The work is highly variable and there are always opportunities for team members to apply existing skills in new domains or learn new skills altogether.

Join us

SPR is always looking for top-notch researchers, evaluators, writers, coaches, programmers, analysts, technical assistance providers, experience designers, and people who can work magic as part of a team—on Zoom or in-person. We also like family picnics and celebrate Pi Day, so do let us know about those pastry skills.

Our Commitment to a Diverse and Inclusive Workplace

Social Policy Research Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We seek staff with diverse perspectives, backgrounds and abilities, and we encourage applications from people with unusual backgrounds and experiences.

Perks and Benefits

Competitive Pay

We commission a biennial salary survey just to be sure.

Health & Wellness

We provide comprehensive health insurance, family leave, and the tools you need to stay healthy at work.


We offer remote work and scheduling for many positions and a space in our Oakland HQ when you need it.

Learning & Growth

We support learning in all kinds of ways–from stretch assignments and mentoring (and reverse mentoring) to paid training.

Paid Time Off

We know that taking time to recharge matters. We’ve got you covered.

401K + ESOP Shares

We offer a 401K plan, and since we’re employees owned, shares in the company.

We’re hiring!

Even if you don’t find a position that’s right for you today, stay in touch so we can let you know when new ones open up. Sign up for our newsletter below.