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

Student Ambassadors
We are looking for Harvard graduate and undergraduate students who are passionate about International Development. Applications to become Student Ambassadors are being accepted for CID’s 2016-17 program. This is a unique opportunity to get engaged with the Center’s work and connect with top researchers and policy makers in the field. Applications will be accepted between September 7th-23rd. Apply today!

Product Manager, Growth Lab
This person will lead and collaborate with a growing team of developers and designers working on the visualization of data and analysis from CID’s Growth Lab research. In this role, the Product Manager will prioritize and plan team activities and deadlines working with a diverse set of internal and external stakeholders. Specifically, the Product Manager will spearhead the evolution of the international Atlas of Economic Complexity and the development of sub-national versions of the Atlas platform for countries where the Growth Lab is applying its research. The Product Manager will be responsible for leading these activities while maintaining space for the team to innovate additional platforms to disseminate research. [More]

Intern 2016-17 Academic Year
CID's Undergraduate Internship 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 might be given an opportunity to assist with some research tasks. [More]

Research Fellow
The Growth Lab accepts applications on a rolling basis for Research Fellows with experience in project management who are interested in joining its dynamic group of researchers. This is a challenging and exciting position that includes both research and program management. The Fellow may contribute to research on industrial policy, growth diagnostics and The Product Space led by Prof. Ricardo Hausmann, while managing the programmatic aspects of the Growth Lab and other CID projects. We are looking for candidates who have working knowledge in either economic theory focused on growth or trade theory or applied econometrics with an emphasis on identification strategy. The candidate should also have a solid background in management of complex research and policy oriented projects and working with high level clients. [More]

Pre and Postdoctoral Fellowships (Non-Stipendiary only)
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]

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