Jobs & Opportunities

The Center for International Development occasionally posts employment opportunities within CID, our Research Programs, and affiliated organizations. To submit an opportunity for consideration, email

Web UI/UX Designer
CID has an immediate opening for a full-time UI/UX designer to lead the design of a number of data-driven web applications. The applications are used by policymakers, economists, investors, and the general public to understand trade dynamics and development opportunities.  Our team consists of a strong group of interdisciplinary researchers and academics, alongside a small group of developers. You should be able to design and build websites using HTML and CSS, using modern technologies. You are expected to be a self-starter who is able to fulfill tasks without close oversight, and you are encouraged to be involved in all parts of the ideation and development process.  Work may involve international travel (Mexico, Colombia, Peru, other). [More]

Pre and Postdoctoral Fellowships (Non-Stipendiary only) - Growth Lab
CID accepts applications on a rolling basis for Pre or Postdoctoral Fellows who are interested in conducting research in the areas of economic development, growth, macroeconomics and trade as part of the Growth Lab. The Pre or Postdoctoral Fellows will conduct independent research, while contributing to the vibrant community of Growth Lab fellows. The Fellows will also have the opportunity to contribute to applications of the research in the policy arena. [More]

CID Student Ambassadors
We're looking for Harvard students, graduate or undergraduate, who are passionate about international development and highly motivated to help promote the work and research of CID across Harvard. They'll serve as liaisons between CID and the student community. Ambassadors volunteer their time with the Center during various events by performing a variety of tasks ranging from greeting and welcoming high level visitors to preparing event materials to helping promote events throughout campus, and more! We will select 6 Student Ambassadors per academic year. [More]

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