Are you driven to serve the public? Whether you’re an incoming freshman or a seasoned graduate student, the Center for Development and Strategy is always looking to bring along talented individuals. Ideally, we’re looking for motivated people who can bring new ideas to the table. Previous experience in research is not necessary, but an open mind to learning is.

 

Volunteering with CDS will provide you with a large network of professionals from a diverse set of backgrounds. It will also give you the experience necessary to enter any research field.

 

The Center for Development and Strategy makes no selection decisions on the basis of race, color, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, creed, national origin, or genetic information.


 

Positions currently available:

 

Fellowship – Climate Security (3)

The Climate Security Fellowship at the Center for Development and Strategy offers both undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to obtain comprehensive experience in the study of the environment and its relationship with national security. Fellows are expected to produce a research product (e.g., dissertation chapters, draft articles, short documentary, or podcast) by the end of their fellowship year. CDS considers applicants working within a broad range of topics related to environmental studies, sustainability, network analysis, peace, and international security. Suitable topics may include, but are not limited to: transnational processes and migration; prevention and settlement of conflicts; determinants of post-war settlements; the interaction of science, politics and policy; nuclear energy and nuclear non-proliferation; climate change and human security.

Stipend: $200

 

Sustainability Analyst (1)

The Sustainability Analyst will be given editing access to CDS social media accounts, including Facebook and Twitter, primarily. In addition to posting content on social media, the Sustainability Analyst will create content for our Think Together journalism house at least twice per month on a topic regarding environmental issues, climate change, and/or sustainable innovations.

 

Business Analyst (2)

The Business Analyst will be given editing access to CDS social media accounts, including Facebook and Twitter, primarily. In addition to posting content on social media, the Business Analyst will create content for our Think Together journalism house at least twice per month on a topic regarding development economics, economic policy, finance/banking, and/or international trade.

 

Human Rights Analyst (1)

The Human Rights Analyst will be given editing access to CDS social media accounts, including Facebook and Twitter, primarily. In addition to posting content on social media, the Human Rights Analyst will create content for our Think Together journalism house at least twice per month on a topic regarding gender issues, discrimination, armed conflict, corporate accountability, migration, etc.