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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 cid@harvard.edu.

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]

Financial Analyst
CID has an immediate opening for a Financial Analyst. Reporting to the Finance and Operations Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for accurate reporting of CID’s finances, with an emphasis on financial processes improvement. He/she will work with CID’s senior management in managing the financial health of the center and will be responsible for the oversight of core financial activities associated with CID’s various projects budgets and research fellow appointments. The Financial Analyst will act as the custodian of financial data, perform diverse and in-depth financial analysis, track expenses and income flows, ensure accuracy of financial accounting, and oversee the budgets utilization for all projects, unrestricted and restricted funds for the Center. [More]

Front End Web Developer
Do you want to work on products that help make the world a better place? Would you enjoy working with a diverse, talented, and passionate team to make sure that researchers and policy makers around the world have the best data and insights for their communities to be successful? If so, this is your opportunity to work on applications used around the world, in a position where your work can make a difference to improve the livelihoods of millions of people. [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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