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Our diverse, growing team of over 150 outstanding colleagues operate in nearly two dozen countries around the world.
About the Associate Program
IDinsight Associates are high-performing early-career professionals passionate to experience the front-line realities of evidence-based policymaking. The Associate program provides a rich, varied experience with responsibilities ranging from partner interactions, in-depth statistical/econometric analysis, field team management, remote project work, and internal team building. We seek smart, resilient and team-oriented individuals who – in addition to developing professional and technical skills – are highly motivated to grapple with the difficulties and unpredictability of trying to improve lives at scale.
Examples of recent Associate workstreams include:
Associates learn professional, technical and life skills while working on some of the world’s most critical problems. No two Associate experiences are the same. Some work deeply on one project for their entire program commitment, while others work across a variety of projects. Workstreams can immerse Associates in remote, front-line program contexts, deep statistical analyses, and/or high-level, strategic interactions. The Associate role is not a typical “9-5” job, but one that yields rich professional and personal rewards. Beyond the two-year Associate program, many IDinsighters are invited and choose to progress to more senior levels with IDinsight.
Skill and career development are core to IDinsight's values and long-term impact strategy, and have been noted highlights of the Associate experience. Associates receive significant mentorship from IDinsight leadership, support from talented peers, and are given considerable autonomy when ready. Associates maintain professional development plans and are given "stretch" opportunities designed to strengthen a variety of skills. Real-time feedback is embedded in our culture and formal, structured enable maximum professional growth.
The Associate program has prepared alums for outstanding educational and professional paths. Associates have progressed to IDinsight leadership roles, and joined leading private and non-profit institutions, such as Bain & Company, Burn, Lyft, McKinsey and Company, and One Acre Fund. Alumni have also enrolled in graduate programs including Duke Sanford School of Public Policy Doctoral program, Harvard Business School, Harvard Kennedy School, Harvard Law School, London School of Economics, MIT Sloan School of Management, Princeton Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, UCSF Medical School, and Yale Law School.
Associate positions will be based in India (Delhi), Kenya (Nairobi), the Philippines (Manila), Senegal (Dakar), South Africa (Johannesburg), and Zambia (Lusaka) with possible significant regional travel depending on project needs and organizational expansion.
IDinsight sponsors employment visas for all nationalities in our non-U.S. offices in Africa and Asia, but at this time we do not sponsor international employment visas in the U.S. for most roles.
Salary and benefits competitive with comparable roles.
Various start dates in 2019 and 2020. Minimum two year commitment, with potential long-term career options.
Applicants should apply based on their most recent academic affiliation. Questions on each application reflect different academic systems.
More information, including spotlights of current and past Associates, can be found online at IDinsight Careers. Any questions should be directed to careers@IDinsight.org.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. IDinsight is an equal opportunity employer and strives to create a diverse and supportive workplace.
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