Events and Employment Opportunities

We are always looking for talented individuals who want to join our team and support our mission. Below, when they are available, you can find information about full-time and student employment positions, as well as information about events hosted by the Center and its affiliates. Visit our Student Opportunities page for more information about how students can get involved with the Center.

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IDEAS Impact Framework One-Day Training: Reimagining Program Development & Evaluation

Join us for a one-day training to help programs increase impact for children and families

Next Training: TBD

This one-day training will provide participants with an overview of the IDEAS Impact Framework, a promising new approach for innovation in program development and evaluation, and implications of this approach for early childhood programs. This includes a set of tools that support translating science into practice in order to learn more about how an intervention works, for whom, and in what contexts. This model is designed to help teams develop stronger programs, optimize evaluation efforts, and engage in rapid-cycle learning.

Participants from a broad range of settings are encouraged to attend, including program developers and anyone who works with (or is in a position to support) young children or their families.

Learn more about the IDEAS Impact Framework One-Day Training and register to attend! 


Full-Time Employment Opportunities

Senior Project Manager
We’re looking for a Senior Project Manager for Instructional Design to join our Innovator Supports team, which works to bridge the research/action gap by providing a range of capacity-building experiences including training, workshops, and ongoing consultation to key stakeholders in the field of early childhood development (public leaders, policymakers, model developers, family advocates, etc.). The SPM’s core responsibilities will be to contribute to the concept, design, development, and delivery of high-quality, high-impact online and in-person learning experiences for key stakeholders in the field of early childhood, while also being a versatile and flexible member of the team who can take on a wide range of responsibilities appropriate to the SPM role.
Read the full job description and apply.

Communications Coordinator
We’re looking for a Communications Coordinator who will serve as a key team contributor to communications projects across the Center. This role will support our Communications team in the development of our many communications products and channels (including the Center’s website, social media accounts, podcast, and newsletter) and in collecting metrics to help us evaluate progress on our communications goals. The Communications Coordinator will coordinate multiple projects with competing and evolving priorities and timelines and will need to work collaboratively with staff members and external vendors in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment.
Read the full job description and apply.

All available full-time positions at the Center on the Developing Child are posted on Harvard’s employment website at Applicants for employment with Harvard University must apply for the specific job opening through this site. When searching for openings at the Center, select “Harvard Graduate School of Education” as the School/Unit or enter “Center on the Developing Child” in the Keyword field. For more information, please contact Harvard University Employment Services at (617) 495-2772.

Student Employment Opportunities

We offer work for highly motivated students in our offices at 50 Church Street and in the labs of our affiliated faculty across the campus. As opportunities become available, we will share them on this page. Sign up here to receive information on employment opportunities. Visit our Student Opportunities page for more information about other ways students can get involved with the Center.

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