State Policy Network

Free State Foundation

Research Fellow/Legal Fellow

  • Type: Full-Time
  • Discipline: Policy
  • Contact:
  • Location: 6259 Executive Blvd. Rockville, MD 20852
  • Application Deadline: May 31, 2019


The Free State Foundation, a leading non-partisan free market-oriented think tank with a strong emphasis on communications and Internet law and policy, is seeking to hire a Research Fellow or Legal Fellow. Examples of subjects with which the candidate should have some meaningful familiarity are net neutrality, broadband policy, spectrum policy, media regulation, and privacy regulation.


  • At least three years of prior experience regarding regulatory issues involving communications and Internet law policy.
  • Expertise with respect to understanding economic regulation in regulated industries, such as telecommunications and analyzing market structure and competition in technologically dynamic markets.
  • Excellent research and writing skills.
  • The ability to write lucidly from a free-market perspective for policy audiences.
  • Applicants must possess some advanced degree beyond a bachelor’s degree, with law or economics a plus.

Some off-site work is possible but on-site is preferred.

FSF offers competitive compensation and benefits. For information on FSF, visit our website.

How to apply

Consistent with the position description, please send a resume or CV, two writing samples that represent solely your work, and four references to Laurie May at

Free State Foundation
Rockville, MD