Employment Opportunities


Lecturer, Development Engineering (Job ID JPF03361)


The Blum Center for Developing Economies is generating an applicant pool of qualified temporary instructors and invites applications for a lecturer position to teach courses in the area of Development Engineering. Selected candidates will hold the title of Lecturer or Teacher Special Programs (TSP). Please use the link below for more information and to apply. Please note that the previous pool closed Feb. 1, 2022; those interested in remaining in the pool need to reapply.

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Writing Assistant


The Blum Center is looking for a talented writer to join our team. Working on both solo and team projects, our Writing Assistant will have the opportunity to produce various publications for marketing, outreach and events. This includes drafting written content for Blum Center communication channels, conducting research and interviews related to the programs and initiatives in the Blum Center as needed, and staffing and reporting on Center events.

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Design Assistant


The Design Assistant will provide graphic design and general support to the Blum Center for Developing Economies. This includes designing posters, flyers and other print media materials for events and activities of the Center, formatting documents for dissemination, and drafting reports and public documents.

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Web Content & Design Manager


The Website Content & Design Manager will help maintain and update the Blum Center websites and contribute to the Center’s web and design-related special projects. This includes routinely updating and managing the Center’s websites, including pages, posts, widgets, menus, and other features, as well as performing maintenance, detect bugs, and install updates to websites as needed.

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Host and Fellow Responsibilities

Host Organizations

  • Identify staff supervisor to manage I&E Climate Action Fellow
  • Submit fellowship description and tasks
  • Engage in the matching process
  • Mentor and advise students
  • Communicate with Berkeley program director and give feedback on the program.

Berkeley Program Director​

  • Communicate with host organizations, students, and other university departments to ensure smooth program operations

Student Fellows

  • Complete application and cohort activities
  • Communicate with staff and host organizations
  • Successfully complete assignments from host organization during summer practicum
  • Summarize and report summer experience activities post-fellowship