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.

Director of Development

We are seeking an experienced, successful Development professional with an understanding of and commitment to the principles of individual liberty and free societies to lead our fundraising program.

Student Programs Manager

The Student Program Manager develops and implements our Summer Seminars, Internship programs, and other educational endeavors.

Development Associate

We are seeking an entry-level professional to assist us in all aspects of donor outreach, communications, and cultivation and develop their fundraising/development skills and experience.

Digital Marketing Manager

Digital Marketing Manager will lead our social media program and promotion of books and key publications such as our quarterly journal.

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.