Jobs & Opportunities

Executive Coordinator 
CID's Growth Lab program has an immediate opening for a full-time Executive Coordinator to support the Center’s Director and Executive Director. The Executive Coordinator is an integral part of the Center’s activities, serving as a liaison to faculty, fellows, staff, students and important external contacts. This position provides an opportunity to work alongside CID’s senior team, to engage in a variety of work at one of Harvard’s leading think-tanks, to learn about research center administration and to facilitate high-level networking and fundraising initiatives. [More]

Grant Support Coordinator
Two of CID’s programs, Building State Capability (BSC) and the Growth Lab (GL), have an immediate opening for a Grant Support Coordinator. Under the direction of the Finance and Operations Manager, the successful candidate will track the submission and approval process for pre and post awards and contract/agreement negotiations. S/he will interact closely with the GL Program Manager, BSC Program Director, other staff and research fellows, and hence must have excellent verbal communication, organizational skills and writing abilities. [More]

Program Assistant 
CID's Growth Lab program has an immediate opening for a temporary Program Assistant. Reporting to the Growth Lab Program Manager the successful candidate will perform a range of operations and program support duties. S/he will interact closely with CID’s senior management, staff and Growth Lab research fellows, and hence must have excellent verbal communication, organizational skills and writing abilities. The Program Assistant will provide a range of programmatic support, to the Growth Lab program, for the successful completion of a variety of economic development research projects. The position will also provide operations and organizational support to CID staff, serving as a liaison to faculty, fellows, and staff members. [More]

Pre and Postdoctoral Fellowships (Non-Stipendiary only)
The Center for International Development 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]

Undergraduate Internship Program
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.

Business Operations
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. We are looking for a creative and assertive intern that can consistently work 6-10 hours per week, negotiable. The ideal candidate will provide operational support to office management functions including assisting the front desk; assist in events, workshop and conference planning; research and prepare material for key meetings including briefings and agendas; support with drafting and editing donor materials including reports, briefs and center materials; and conduct other miscellaneous tasks as needed. [More]

Communications
We are looking for a dynamic and creative intern who is excited about media and communications and wants to learn more about how these are integral areas to the functioning of a research center, or a small non-profit. We need an intern who can consistently work 6-10 hours a week with CID’s Communications Manager collaborating on media and communications projects and tasks. The ideal candidate will provide support with video, photograph and podcast editing; marketing material design; website editing & maintenance; and special projects such as microsite development, publications migration, and social media videos. [More]