The Shorenstein Center has an exciting future and is growing. If you would like to contribute to research and programming at the intersection of media, politics and policy, please view our current openings.

Current Openings

Events & Communications Coordinator

The Shorenstein Center is seeking an Events & Fellows Coordinator to provide administrative, logistical, and creative support for the Center’s wide range of public and student-facing events, communications efforts, and fellowship program. The Coordinator will work as a member of the Communications and Events team, along with the Director of Communication and Events and the Communications Manager, and will work collaboratively with faculty, fellows, and staff across the Center.

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Grants Manager

The Grants Manager is the primary resource for providing guidance and oversight for the administrative, fiscal, and regulatory management of the Shorenstein Center’s portfolio of grants and contracts, from proposal submission through award closeout. They will work with multiple sources of funding including federal restricted funds, non-federal restricted grants and contracts, and unrestricted funds. The Grants Manager will serve as the pre- and post-award expert, ensuring that financial accounting, budgeting, monitoring, reporting, and management of the Center’s sponsored research grants are accurate, timely, and in accordance with Harvard University, Harvard Kennedy School, and regulatory financial policies and procedures and with sponsor terms.

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Job Openings at the Public Interest Tech Lab

DevOps Engineer

The Public Interest Tech Lab is in need of full-time developers, preferably with some python and AWS cloud experience. Knowledge of app development, machine learning algorithms, and/or multiparty computation is a plus. Willingness to learn new tools and methods necessary. We have several groundbreaking “save the world” and “tech for society” projects underway at the Tech Lab. You would join our team of developers, who are building models of alternative online app and privacy platforms, and working on voting, misinformation, and manufacturing infrastructures. Employment would be full-time at Harvard with benefits.

DevOps Engineer, FBArchive

Similar to the job above, this role will serve on the Facebook Archive Project ( team and work closely with the Public Interest Tech Lab and the Technology and Social Change Project teams at the Shorenstein Center.

Research Assistant

Reporting to Dr. Latanya Sweeney, the RA will provide comprehensive research work for the Tech Lab, as well as plays a large role in analyzing and making research related recommendations to projects and papers: