NonProfit Times: Best Nonprofits to Work For 2013
The Partnership was selected as one of the “Best NonProfit Organizations to Work For 2013,” ranked five out of 50 nonprofits. The rankings are produced annually by The NonProfit Times, the leading business publication for nonprofit management.


Great Places to Work
In 2007 and 2003, the Partnership was cited by Washingtonian magazine in its "Great Places to Work" edition.

Job openings

The Partnership for Public Service is a dynamic nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that works to revitalize the federal government by inspiring a new generation of Americans into federal service and by transforming the way government works. Through a combination of cutting-edge research, innovative legislative initiatives, leadership training and campus-based outreach programs, the Partnership advocates reforms to build a more effective government for the American people. We believe that good organizations start with good people, and we strive for excellence in pursuit of our mission through the values that guide our work:

  • Passion for public service and our work toward a more effective government
  • People who promote a culture of learning, leadership, collaboration, inclusion and respect
  • Persistence to drive change, take strategic risks and deliver results
  • Promise to be trustworthy, nonpartisan and fiscally responsible

The Partnership strives to be an inclusive organization that fosters learning, collaboration and respect. We actively recruit for diversity in our workplace, believing that a range of backgrounds, perspectives and experiences contributes to our mission of revitalizing government.

Associate Manager, Government Transformation and Agency Partnerships

The Associate Manager will be responsible for assisting the Government Transformation and Agency Partnerships team in managing two programs focused on helping federal agencies modernize their management systems. The Strategic Advisors to Government Executives (SAGE) program engages a community of former federal executive as subject matter experts to help advise agencies on strengthening their core management functions, and the Shared Services Roundtable program engages public and private shared services providers to develop government-wide solutions to help federal agencies better utilize shared resources.

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Managing Editor–Research

The Partnership for Public Service is seeking an experienced and strategic professional to serve as the Managing Editor of Research. With oversight for the production of highly visible research products, the Managing Editor of Research will lead a diverse and capable team, providing guidance and mentoring to staff and consultants. The Managing Editor will work with the VP, Research and Communications to set the organization’s research agenda in coordination with the senior leadership team, and will identify, cultivate and work with external partners or sponsors in the execution of priority projects. The Managing Editor will work collaboratively across the organization to maximize the impact of these research efforts.

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Program Associate, Education and Outreach

The Program Associate for Education and Outreach is an entry-level position that involves work on a range of programs and products, largely focused on educating students about federal internships and jobs and enhancing pipelines of talent into government service.

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The Partnership for Public Service is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any application for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability; or on any other basis prohibited by law.


Health Insurance
The Partnership provides medical, dental, and vision coverage to its employees. The Partnerships pays 90% of an individual health care premium and also subsidizes a portion of the premium for child, spousal, or family coverage. Health care coverage begins from the date of hire.

Retirement Plan
The Partnership offers a 401(k) retirement plan with a 4% employer match.

Flexible Spending Account
Partnership employees have the option to participate in a flexible spending account (FSA) and set aside pre-tax funds for medical, transportation and dependent care expenses.

Annual Leave
Each full time employee is eligible to accrue 15 days of annual leave per year. After two years with the Partnership, employees accrue up to 17 days of annual leave per year.

Sick Leave
Each full time employee is eligible to accrue 10 sick leave days per year.

Administrative Leave
Administrative paid leave is provided, in addition to annual leave, and sick leave for such things as medical appointments, family emergencies or meeting repair or delivery persons at home.

Paid Holidays
The Partnership recognizes 11 paid holidays, including the day after Thanksgiving.

Life and Disability Insurance
The Partnership covers its employees with a life insurance policy that will pay an amount equal to an employee’s annual salary, up to $110,000, to designated beneficiaries. The Partnership also provides long and short-term disability insurance for employees.

Gym Subsidy
The Partnership will subsidize 50% of the cost of the building’s gym membership.

The Partnership for Public Service is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that works to revitalize our federal government by inspiring a new generation to serve and by transforming the way government works.