Our comprehensive benefits package, among the best offered by nonprofit organizations, includes medical, dental, and vision benefits, generous time off, and workplace flexibility.

We recognize talented people in every field are in demand and have many options for where they choose to contribute their knowledge, skills, and abilities. Brookings strives to be an employer of choice, and a place where staff feel they can grow their careers. We do this by offering:

  • a competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits package that supports our employees’ emotional, financial, and physical wellbeing;
  • a flexible and collegial work environment focused on inclusion and respect;
  • continuing education and personal development opportunities;
  • a diverse workforce with engaging events and community-building activities; and
  • opportunity to contribute to work that has a meaningful impact on society.
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Comprehensive CareFirst Medical & Prescription Insurance Options
MetLife Dental Insurance & UnitedHealthCare Vision Insurance
Health Savings & Flexible Spending Accounts
Health Care Advocate
Life & Disability Insurance Plans
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Paid Time Off

5 Weeks Paid Vacation
3 Weeks Sick Leave
12 Paid Holidays
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TIAA-CREF 403(b) Retirement Plan
Financial Counseling
Retirement Savings Tools & Resources
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Workplace Flexibility

Hybrid Work Model
Alternative Work Arrangements
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Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Annual Benefits Fair & Flu Clinic
Calm App Subscription
Physical & Mental Wellness Activities
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Family & Caregiver Support

Paid Parental Leave (Birth, Adoption or Foster Care Placement)
Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
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Professional Development

Annual Mentoring Program
Education Assistance Grant (Up to $3,000 Annually)
Instructor-Led Training Sessions
On-Demand E-Learning Courses
LinkedIn Learning Subscription
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Employee-Led Internal Professional Networks
Employee-Led Affinity Groups
Cultural Heritage Month Observances
Social Gatherings
Volunteer Opportunities
Recreational Sports Teams
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Additional Benefits

Commuter Pre-Tax Benefits
Legal Resources
On-Site Research Library