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Our employment page is updated regularly, and all new job openings are also posted to CIGI's Twitter account (@CIGIonline). Whether or not employment or volunteer opportunities exist at a given time, all applications and resumes sent to [email protected] are kept in an active file for three months. Resumes will be acknowledged only for those candidates under consideration for an interview.

We encourage you to return to our careers page often and explore our website to learn more about what CIGI has to offer.


Deputy Director

The ILRP is seeking Deputy Directors for two of its major research themes: international economic law and international environmental law. The Deputy Directors will provide strategic guidance and operational coordination and management of work in each key thematic area.

Director of Communications and Digital Media

CIGI wishes to hire a Director of Communications and Digital Media. Reporting to the President of CIGI, the Director of Communications and Digital Media oversees the strategy and implementation of CIGI’s outreach and impact activities among its various audiences and multiple platforms. The Director will take a leadership role in re-imagining the media strategy and digital presence of a think tank in the 21st century.

Software Developer

Closing Date: Saturday 5, March 2016
CIGI has a unique opening for a Software Developer to join its team. Reporting to the Digital Media Manager, the Developer works as part of the Digital Media team and is responsible for building an assortment of web technology. This is a consultative role and the Software Developer is expected to contribute ideas and recommendations, based on their software development experience, on how to build robust solutions that meet the needs of our stakeholders.

Graphic and Interactive Designer

Closing Date: Thursday 25, February 2016
CIGI has a unique opening for a Graphic and Interactive Designer. The Graphic and Interactive Designer designs materials in support of CIGI’s research programs, communications and operations. This position reports to the Digital Media Manager.

Global Economy Program Research Associates

CIGI has openings for full-time Global Economy Program Research Associate positions carrying a one year contract with a possible extension. These positions require a sound knowledge of economic analysis/econometric and/or a sound knowledge in international political economy/global economic governance.

International Law Research Program Graduate Scholarship Application Requirements & Eligibility

Closing Date: Monday 29, February 2016
The International Law Research Program (ILRP) of the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) is pleased to announce its Graduate Scholarship Competition for the 2016-2017 academic year. The ILRP invites Canadian and foreign students who are enrolling or are currently enrolled in masters or doctoral levels studies at a Canadian university faculty of law to apply for the CIGI ILRP Graduate Scholarship.

International Law Research Program (ILRP) Fellowship Application Requirements/Eligibility

CIGI invites leading scholars, senior practitioners and legal experts in the government or private sector to take part in its International Law Research Program (ILRP). CIGI offers multi-year full time contracts, ranging from one to five years in length with the possibility of extension or renewal based on mutual interest and agreement. Fellows will lead and conduct research; publish in their areas of interest; supervise and mentor junior researchers and students; and conduct outreach activities. 
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