Graduate Fellow Program - Public/Healthcare Policy

Job Locations US-VA-Tysons
Posted Date 3 months ago(10/15/2021 11:02 AM)
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LMI is a consultancy dedicated to powering a future-ready, high-performing government, drawing from expertise in digital and analytic solutions, logistics, and management advisory services. We deliver integrated capabilities that incorporate emerging technologies and are tailored to customers’ unique mission needs, backed by objective research and data analysis. Founded in 1961 to help the Department of Defense resolve complex logistics management challenges, LMI continues to enable growth and transformation, enhance operational readiness and resiliency, and ensure mission success for federal civilian and defense agencies. LMI has supported the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy and the Health and Human Services agency for over 20 years as a partner in logistics and healthcare policy.


This broad-based fellowship program will provide the opportunity for new graduates with master’s degrees to develop analytic and consulting skills in support of the government. Graduate fellows will participate in project management and professional development within the extensive spectrum of public policy management and be exposed to a diverse mix of economics, finance, business and information technology, mathematics, statistics, operations research, and procurement. 


LMI is dedicated to the continual growth, mentorship, and development of its employees. Fellows will gain a wealth of hands-on consulting experience and personal one-on-one engagements with LMI’s executive leaders, while honing their research, solution design, and policy development skills. LMI offers numerous career development and training, including the flexibility and opportunity for graduate fellows to structure their own growth and rotate around multiple teams and projects.


Graduate Fellows will start work in July 2022.



  • Provide and assist in developing strategic direction and program planning for both clients and internal stakeholders.
  • Research policy alternatives and support the drafting of policy recommendations for clients.
  • Develop materials, reports, and visuals to brief clients on recommended data-driven and compelling solutions or policies to support effective implementation.
  • Work primarily on short-term and mid-term tasks with technical supervision and mentorship from the project manager, practice lead, and/or senior level consulting staff.
  • Assist in evaluating results of studies, drafting reports and preparing analyses for review.
  • Perform research, using models to analyze relevant project issues and management processes.
  • Perform data quality and data assurance reviews; prepare summary displays to report analysis results and findings.
  • Advise and assist in performing data collection, cleaning, analysis, and presentation.
  • Contribute to team's preparation of project briefings, study findings, reports, conclusions and recommendations.
  • As the project manager finds appropriate, lead project sub-tasks, including managing the consulting staff and working directly with the client.
  • Provide technical assistance to proposal managers and/or senior staff on preparation of proposal for new and follow-on work.
  • Contribute to, and participate in, group meetings with clients.
  • Respond to internal and external substantive questions and inquiries on assigned tasks and projects.
  • Give clear oral and written explanations of assigned tasks, relevant issues, analytic approach, and results.
  • Present project methodologies and findings to LMI staff and clients.



  • 2022 Master’s degree in Public Policy, Public Administration, Business, Engineering, Health Policy, Public Health or related discipline. Quantitative coursework highly preferred.
  • Proficiency in various data processing and data analysis tools to include experience and/or interest in using Python/R/SAS/STATA or SQL.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to compose and write a variety of internal and external general business documents, reports, and presentations.
  • Strong interpersonal and listening skills; ability to develop and maintain professional relationships within LMI and with its clients.
  • Strong ability to prioritize projects and meet deadlines set by project manager.
  • Applicants must meet eligibility requirements for a US Governement Security Clearance. You must be a US Citizen. 


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LMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. LMI is committed to the fair treatment of all and to our policy of providing applicants and employees with equal employment opportunities. LMI recruits, hires, trains, and promotes people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, pregnancy, disability, age, protected veteran status, citizenship status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

As required by Executive Order 14042, Federal contractors (including all LMI employees) must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by December 8, 2021 regardless of the employee’s duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If selected, you will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination before your first day with LMI.

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