With rigorous economic research and practical policy solutions, we focus on the issues and institutions that are critical to global development. Explore our core themes and topics to learn more about our work.
In timely and incisive analysis, our experts parse the latest development news and devise practical solutions to new and emerging challenges. Our events convene the top thinkers and doers in global development.
Our employees are our most valuable asset in achieving our mission to reduce global poverty and inequality. CGD seeks highly qualified and deeply dedicated colleagues to further our research and program goals, communications and outreach efforts, as well as to improve our organizational efficiency.
The Center offers a range of positions in economics, policy, communications and administration. Occasionally, as space and funding are available, CGD also offers a variety of fellowships and internships.
CGD celebrates fostering a collaborative, diverse, and inclusive work environment. As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome inquiries from all suitably qualified persons. However, we particularly encourage applications from women and underrepresented groups. All appointments will be made on merit of skill and experience relative to the role.
Life at CGD
At CGD we strive to ensure a work environment is fun, collegial, and rich with opportunities for intellectual and professional growth.
Our generous benefits package for full-time U.S. based employees includes:
Health and dental insurance of which the employee pays only a modest portion
6 weeks PTO per year
15 paid holidays per year
Employer-paid life, short-term disability and long-term disability insurance
Retirement – 15% contribution after one year
Onsite fitness center
Office basketball and summer softball
CGD Europe benefits may differ from that of the U.S. headquarters. Please inquire for details.
Due to the volume of applications received, we regret that we are not able to respond to individual inquiries regarding application status. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.