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

Growth Lab Program Fellow
The position of Growth Lab Program Fellow is a challenging and exciting position that includes both program management and research. The Fellow may contribute to research while also helping to manage the programmatic aspects of the Growth Lab and other CID projects on, among other things, industrial policy and growth led by Prof. Ricardo Hausmann. The position will include assisting with program design and oversight of program activities, forming new relationships and contacts, drafting proposals, organizing events, writing papers and updates for policy makers & donors, as well as contributing to CID's web-communications. [More]

Events and Outreach Manager
The Center for International Development (CID) has an immediate opening for an Events and Outreach Manager working in a fast-paced environment with an energetic team. This is a challenging, exciting and high-profile position bridging CID research and administration to diverse stakeholders groups. The Events and Outreach Manager is responsible for the overall development, marketing and implementation of CID events, program activities and center outreach. This position requires event planning and programming experience and communication skills, both verbal and written, to serve as liaison to various CID constituencies including donors. [More]

Communications Intern
The successful candidate will work closely with our Communications Manager and engage with other members of our staff. Responsibilities include:

• Website content/design support & image optimization
• Curating and creating content for social media profiles
• Drafting communications regarding new programs and initiatives
• Researching press outlets in economic development and technology
• Developing a press book (electronic) and keeping it up to date
• Coordinating and reporting on website and social media metrics

Front-end Web Developer
CID has an immediate opening for a full-time front-end Web Developer with extensive project management and client experience to manage the successful implementation of web-based projects within the Growth Lab. Projects usually involve open-source, data intensive web platforms that allow users around the world to get the insights from CID's research that can help improve their livelihoods and their economies. Projects may involve international travel (Mexico, Colombia, other).

The Web Developer will join a growing team working on the visualization of world trade data. A core project is The Atlas of Economic Complexity which aims at assisting economists, investors,policymakers and the general public in understanding country and industry trade dynamics. [More]

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