SCORE offers a fast-paced and rapid-growth work environment where student focus, collaboration, optimism, innovation, and excellence are highly valued. Every position at SCORE offers team members the opportunity to support our mission of advancing student achievement in Tennessee. SCORE is based at Palmer Plaza on West End Avenue in Nashville.

SCORE Job Postings

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Executive Assistant

The Executive Assistant will provide key administrative support to SCORE’s President/CEO and Senior Vice President of Strategy in order to advance the organization’s mission and work. Responsibilities for this role include scheduling meetings, managing calendars, preparing materials for meetings, and assisting with prioritization in line with goals.

This role requires a great deal of flexibility and drive, the ability to manage multiple priorities, a positive team orientation, and a commitment to supporting the priorities and work of the organization and the Leadership Team. The Executive Assistant must be an independent thinker and proactive team member who is also able to work in close and productive collaboration with other SCORE colleagues and with partners external to the organization. The Executive Assistant will report to SCORE’s President/CEO.

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Director of Government Relations

SCORE’s Director of Government Relations will play a critical role in advancing the organization’s work and Tennessee’s efforts to improve student achievement. Thought leadership lies at the core of SCORE’s mission, and the kind it seeks to provide — objective, fact-based, and solution-oriented — will rely on the outstanding policy insight provided by the person in this role.

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The SCORE graduate fellows program provides ambitious and dedicated graduate students an opportunity to immerse themselves in the education policy and advocacy landscape in Tennessee. Fellows will have the opportunity to become part of a dynamic organization that is deeply involved in the state’s education initiatives and is committed to ensuring success for all students. The graduate fellows program is overseen by SCORE’s senior director of research, and the graduate fellows work collaboratively across the team on research, policy, strategic practice, and advocacy projects.


Graduate Fellow

Graduate fellows contribute research, data analysis, and policy recommendations for various SCORE products, including policy memos, research briefs, and topical reports. The person in this role will transform highly technical research and data reports into actionable insights accessible to a general audience. Includes interaction with state education leaders from government, business, philanthropy, school districts, and/or postsecondary institutions.

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SCORE’s internship program provides undergraduate students an opportunity to provide operational and administrative support to the organization’s work and Tennessee’s efforts to improve student achievement. SCORE is committed to providing opportunities for professional growth by providing team members with feedback and opportunities to grow in their work.


The position is open to undergraduate or graduate students who have a passion for improving education in Tennessee.


This is a paid internship. SCORE offers a competitive hourly rate commensurate with experience.

SCORE Internship Activities

Internship experiences vary greatly from student to student based on available time commitments, interests, and project streams. SCORE’s Events and Special Projects Manager will work directly with each intern to develop a meaningful experience that meets the needs of the intern and the organization. Responsibilities may include providing operational and administrative support to the various work streams. This could include, but is not limited to, filing and storing reports, database management, copyediting, and social media support. Based on interest and experience the intern may be asked to assist with programmatic work.

How to Apply

SCORE is not currently accepting internship applications. Check this space for future opportunities.