Internship – Helping launch CGD’s database of experts

  • Washington, DC
  • Part Time
  • Student (College)

The Center for Global Development (CGD), an independent, nonpartisan research organization in Washington, DC, seeks a part-time paid intern for populating a database of experts in topics on which CGD works, in order to expand the array of expert voices from which our events and research products draw.

The Center for Global Development is engaged in programs of research and policy innovation on a wide array of topics, including health, education, migration, technology, development finance, and international aid policy. The intern would identify experts on these topics that capture a wide array of perspectives, including across gender, race, geography, and other aspects of diversity, and incorporate publicly available information about those experts into an existing database at CGD. This work should help to provide a platform for a wider array of voices in dialogue about a wide range of international development policies.

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and skills:

  • Interest in the field of international development
  • Digital fluency paired with communications and writing skills 
  • Experience using Salesforce or another CRM tool
  • Interest in and enthusiasm for issues related to diversity and inclusion
  • Able to commit to 8 hours per week for approximately six-eight weeks
  • Ability to work independently and with good humor

The position would be ideal for a college student or recent graduate looking for a part-time, fixed term position. This position will be fully remote. Hourly rate is $22/hour.

In compliance with United States federal law, all persons hired must verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document upon hire.  We are unable to sponsor work authorization for this position.

CGD celebrates fostering a collaborative, diverse, and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, parental status, or veteran status. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. However, we particularly encourage applications from underrepresented or historically marginalized groups. 

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