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

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 Intern AY 2015-16
CID’s Undergraduate Internship Program runs each semester with the possibility of extension through the academic year and summer months. Interns are paid hourly rates based on experience and university student pay guidelines. The program provides students the opportunity to learn about and contribute to business operations for a global research center in the field of international development. The successful candidate will work closely with our energetic and friendly CID staff, gain an understanding of the functions and dynamics of the non-profit sector, and work in a high-profile, fast-paced office. Depending on skills set and interest, interns will be given an opportunity to work on research projects. [More]

CID Communications Intern AY 2015-16
We are seeking a tech savvy student to join us as a Communications Intern. The successful candidate will work closely with our Communications Manager and engage with other members of our staff. Responsibilities include: Assist in the writing and editing of press releases and website content; assist in the strategic dissemination of research content; curating and creating content for social media profiles; researching press outlets in economic development and technology; developing a press book (electronic) and keeping it up to date; and coordinating and reporting on website and social media metrics. [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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