Employment Opportunities

Conveniently located near the Oakland Airport, the Independent Institute is an award-winning, academic, non-partisan, public policy research and educational organization. We publish books and a quarterly journal, produce forums about issues in the news, and increasingly offer our materials in digital and visual media.


Marketing Assistant

This full-time position is responsible for providing phones support and excellent customer service, sales order and inventory administration and management, data entry and database reports, filing, email campaign scheduling and administration, and assisting with internal and outward facing event planning and organization.


Development Coordinator

This full-time position is responsible for coordinating development office operations with individual and foundation donors and maintaining data on development programs at Independent.


Administrative Assistant

The Administrative Assistant supports the work of our executive management team. The ideal candidate will have excellent administrative and interpersonal skills, as s/he assists Independent’s executive management team in all aspects of general operations, special projects and customer service.


Student Internships

Student Internships in Acquisitions, Donor Relations, Marketing, Communications, Publications, and Research are available year-round. Applications are now being accepted for upcoming quarters.