Abt Associates
Abt Associates
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Bold thinkers driving real-world impact

Abt Associates is an engine for social impact, fueled by caring, curiosity and cutting-edge research that moves people from vulnerability to security. Whether it's welfare or weather disasters, the environment or economics, agriculture or HIV and AIDS, we address the world's most pressing issues. Our work is diverse and so is our bold workforce. We never fail to ask "What if?" We identify patterns, we search for the best way.

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Inclusive Culture

As a global community, Abt celebrates and thrives on different perspectives, cultures, expertise, and points of view. It’s a commitment we have to each other, whether we’re in Atlanta or Australia, Cambridge or Cambodia, Kazakhstan or Kenya.

Encouraging Diversity

We encourage applications from diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and skills so that we can be collectively stronger and have sustained global impact. Our recruitment and selection procedures also reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation.

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Hiring People with Disabilities for the following:

  • HR
  • Finance
  • Accounting
  • IT
  • Contracts and Procurement
  • Business Development
  • Marketing and Communications
  • Operations


Rockville, MD, Cambridge, MA, Durham, NC, Atlanta, GA

We research. We reimagine. We innovate and implement.

Abt excels thanks to our people. Our diverse staff of more than 3,600 Bold Thinkers around the world speaks 56 languages. We cross disciplines, methods and geographies. We build mutual trust and respect in the communities where we work. We are united by a shared mission: improve the quality of life and economic well-being of people worldwide.

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Bold thinkers wanted

Our mission is to improve the quality of life and economic well-being of people worldwide. We are a collaborative, global community, driven by our mission and our commitment to excellence as we strive to meet and exceed the highest professional standards. Our work with vulnerable populations makes a real impact; we are accountable for that work and how we do it. To ensure we’re able to bring our best to clients and colleagues, we promote a healthy balance between our personal and professional lives.