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

Technical Product Lead
The Technical Product Lead will oversee the online development of The Atlas of Economic Complexity. The Atlas Online is an innovative platform that presents translated data and new theories of how countries grow. The insights offered by The Atlas are being used by policymakers, economists, investors, and the general public to understand country and industry trade dynamics. This person will lead and collaborate with a growing team of Atlas developers and designers working on the visualization of data and analysis from CID’s Growth Lab research. In addition to the general advancement of The Atlas Online, the Technical Product Lead will oversee the development of sub-national versions of the Atlas platform for countries where the Growth Lab is applying its research and may work to develop other platforms to disseminate research. [More]

Internship with United States International Trade Commission
CID and the USITC have embarked on a research collaboration that will examine trade and industrial development issues around the globe. We are looking for an energetic and enthusiastic intern who will play a key role in our joint upcoming research projects. These projects will connect CID's cutting edge research on trade and complexity with USITC's team of analysts. The successful candidate will participate in a three-month summer internship based in Washington DC, with a 1-week intensive training in Cambridge on CID’s work on economic development, economic complexity, and its implication for industrial diversification. [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]

Program Assistant
CID has an immediate opening for a full-time program assistant to support the Center’s research fellows. The ideal candidate performs a wide range of complex administrative duties and provides research support with verbal and written fluency in English, excellent writing skills, and Spanish language proficiency a must. Duties include: Managing applications, nomination forms, travel arrangements, coordinating events/meeting, data management, literature reviews, and ... [More]

Events and Outreach Manager
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]


Call for Ideas and Examples

Symposium on Inclusive Growth & Development
As part of its Global Challenge Initiative on Economic Growth and Social Inclusion, the World Economic Forum is compiling a structured compendium of public, corporate and multi-stakeholder ideas and experiences regarding the pursuit of inclusive growth and development.

The Forum is seeking examples of practices, policies and institutional initiatives, whether public or private, at the intersection of inclusion and growth. More specifically, practical ideas, whether already implemented or not, that stimulate growth through inclusion, for example by facilitating access to or the diffusion of higher productivity activities or improving the distribution of the gains from economic activity in ways that not only make them more equitable but also encourage the efforts necessary to generate growth.. [More]

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