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Careers

Amplify the voices of young people to equip caring adults to care better.

The Springtide team is made of people who are passionate about how young people are exploring and engaging with religion, spirituality, and belief.  

Our work is informed by a diverse set of voices including staff, a Research Advisory Board, interns, and the Springtide Ambassadors. We live our mission by intentionally including young people’s involvement throughout the organization. 

Our team is fully remote and work from home. We coordinate work across the United States using Microsoft Teams as our “office.” Our excellent IT team provides robust support so everyone can do their best work. We gather in person several times each year for critical meetings, with travel paid for by the organization.   

Current Openings

We currently have no open positions, but continue to check this page for future opportunities!

We are currently recruiting Social Science Research Intern(s) and Marketing Intern(s) for Fall 2024.

We recruit, develop, and retain talented people from diverse communities and foster a culture of equity and inclusion within our organization. We welcome and encourage applicants of all backgrounds and identities, and employment is based on personal capabilities and qualifications without discrimination because of race, color, creed, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, familial status, pregnancy status, public assistance status, citizenship status, genetic predisposition, age, national origin, disability, or any other protected class or characteristic as established by law. As an equal opportunity employer, we recognize that our strength lies in our people and in our common commitment to serving the needs of young people and those who care for them.

Media Relations Coordinator at Springtide Research Institute® (Part-time, Remote)

Springtide is seeking a part-time Media Relations Coordinator to advance an established, successful track record of media placements that brings broad public awareness to Springtide’s research and findings. Reporting to the Director, and in collaboration with Springtide’s Head of Writing, the Media Relations Coordinator is responsible for increasing Springtide’s visibility and thought leadership via media placements in local, regional, and national outlets. The ideal candidate has experience as a religion journalist or a demonstrated track record of securing coverage with religion, secular, and trade outlets of all sizes. The ideal candidate is also skilled at partnering with cross-functional teams to offer media expertise on larger projects. To apply, resumes should be submitted to HR@springtideresearch.org

Research Associate at Springtide Research Institute® (Full-Time, Remote)

Springtide Research Institute has an opening for an Associate Researcher to join our Research Team in our continued work on the spiritual and religious lives of adolescents and young adults. To apply, resumes should be submitted to HR@springtideresearch.org

Springtide BIPOC Research Fellowship Program (Remote Position)

The Springtide BIPOC Fellowship focuses on research and dissemination of findings from our large, nationally representative data sets about the inner and outer lives of young people. This may include analysis of existing data, the development of new projects for Springtide and/or the analysis of new findings. The goal is to provide Fellows with experience in researching and writing about religion/religion adjacent subjects using data and communicating Springtide findings to stakeholders in productive ways. To apply, resumes should be submitted to HR@springtideresearch.org

Hear firsthand experiences of what it’s like being a Springtide Fellow here.

Springtide Internships (Remote Positions)

Springtide offers internships during the fall, spring, and summer semesters to undergraduate or graduate students who are currently enrolled in an accredited university and have a passion for helping to end social isolation among young people through a combination of research and creative partnerships. Interns assist with a variety of tasks according to Springtide’s needs and the intern’s specific skills with four different placement options in research, editorial, media relations, or community engagement. Each intern will have the opportunity to learn about the entire organization, including strategic direction, funding sources, and management. To apply, resumes should be submitted to HR@springtideresearch.org

Benefits

In addition to 13 days of company holidays, employees also have 15 days of vacation per year, a floating holiday and paid time off for volunteering as well as paid sick leave and paid parental leave. 

Springtide contributes to your retirement plan as a percentage of your overall salary. Additionally, an optional 401(k) plan is available with Springtide matching 50% of each dollar deferred, up to 5% of pay. The company may also contribute a portion of revenue surplus at the end of the fiscal year as an additional elective contribution. 

All full-time employees are eligible their first day of work to enroll in the medical and dental insurance plans. Springtide pays approximately 80% of the health insurance premium and 50% of the dental plan premium. Coverage is available for individuals and dependents. 

Springtide offers automatic enrollment for all full-time employees in both term life and long-term disability coverage. Both are 100% funded by Springtide. 

Springtide has dedicated annual funds for professional development available upon request to advance your own learning or career. 

Springtide Research Institute provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. Springtide Research Institute complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

To intern at Springtide was nothing short of awe-inspiring; I was able to not only observe the operations of a remote-based nonprofit, but I was able to create spaces to better understand the lived experiences of young people. To do work that touches on matters of connection, meaning, belonging, and identity while aiding young people and their loved ones is not only an honor, it is a rarity. My internship at Springtide will forever be remembered as one of the best experiences I had in college: I gained skills in media, writing, and leadership, and I left with a greater sense of empathy and hope for the future.
Ivan Brea,
Summer 2022 Intern

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