Although time commitment varies based upon the nature of the collaboration, BIP research teams typically meet with community partners either weekly or once every two weeks.
BIP research teams typically include between 5-8 analysts.
The degree of control exerted by a given BIP research team over the project on which it is working varies depending on factors including the nature of the end product and the number of other stakeholders. However, our research teams have found in the past that projects are most enriching and successful when all parties involved function in synergistic collaboration, as opposed to strictly delegated roles of varying authority.
There is no cost associated with a partnership with BIP. Our analysts choose to engage with the projects they do because they are eager to develop their skills in policy analysis, and - most importantly - because the goals of the projects resonate meaningfully with them.
Not at all! We encourage any individual students or organizations interested in pursuing a partnership with BIP to reach out and schedule a meeting with a member of our Executive Board.