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.


Grant Writer

The Grant Writer builds our program of giving through cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of foundations. The position is responsible for securing annual funding from varied foundation sources for programs at Independent.


Publications Director

The Publications Director reports to the Chief Operating Officer and works directly with other departments, authors, and outside partners to design and produce high quality digital and print publications, periodicals, collateral, and emails.


Production Manager

The Production Manager works closely with other departments, authors, and outside partners to design and produce high quality digital and print publications, periodicals, collateral, and online campaigns.


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.