Careers in Program Evaluation

Sampling of Job Opportunities

Job opportunities abound in program evaluation. Full- and part-time jobs are available in federal and state agencies, institutions of higher education, school districts, and for-profit and non-profit organizations. A number of program evaluators also choose to work as private consultants for school districts, government agencies, and private organizations
Here are some examples of places that hire program evaluation professionals.
  • Colleges and Universities
  • Educational/Behavioral Consultant
  • National Institute of Health
  • National Science Foundation
  • Outcome Monitoring and Evaluation, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • State Departments of Education
  • School Districts
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture
  • U.S. Department of Education
  • U.S. Department of State
  • U.S. Department of Defense
  • U.S. Department of Justice
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