Job Opportunities

The Ash Center is a vibrant and values-driven community. We are committed to diversity and welcome people of varied backgrounds, cultures, experiences, and disciplines. We actively seek applications from people of color, women, the LGBTQIA+ community, military veterans, persons with disabilities and underrepresented backgrounds. If you are interested in joining our team to advance excellence and innovation in governance and public policy, please view our current staff and student job openings below. Note that all applicants to staff positions must apply through the Harvard Human Resources online system, which can be found here.

Reimagining Democracy Fellowship

The Democratic Governance Program at the Ash Center is seeking a research fellow with a passion for deepening democracy and a background in learning and innovation platforms. The fellow will help grow the Reimagining Democracy Initiative, a new collaboration among HKS faculty committed to building a unique environment in which scholars and practitioners come together in exploring bold ideas to improve democracy.

This is a full-time position that requires residence in Cambridge, Massachusetts. For more information on this position, expected outcomes, and qualitifcations needed, please review the full job description. To apply, please email your resume and a one-page cover letter to We will review applications beginning in August 2021 and will continue until appointing a fellow.