Careers

Do the possibilities presented by an innovative, open, and free Internet inspire you? Do you find yourself engaged in passionate discussions about privacy policies? Are you yearning to put your expertise to work on Internet neutrality legislation? If so, you might be a great fit for our team. View our open opportunities.


Director, Open Internet Project

The Center for Democracy & Technology seeks an experienced lawyer or policy professional to lead its project on the open Internet. The position offers a rare and exciting opportunity to define and execute a strategy to shape law, public policy, and corporate practices on key issues of the digital age.  Specific substantive areas of focus will depend on the candidate selected, but successful candidates will have significant experience with net neutrality, digital copyright, cybersecurity research, trade policy, and other intellectual property and telecommunications issues.

About CDT

CDT is a leading nonprofit public interest organization, working at the cutting edge of digital rights policy. With expertise in law, technology, and policy, CDT engages in a variety of strategies to enhance free expression and privacy, including advocacy, public education, and research. CDT works on legislation, participates in agency rule-makings, engages in litigation, and fosters consensus-building among public interest and private sector stakeholders. CDT has offices in Washington, DC, San Francisco, and Brussels. For more information, please visit our About page.

Responsibilities

The responsibilities of the Director of CDT’s project on the open Internet include:

Qualifications

This position is intended for candidates with significant experience and a strong interest in articulating a strategic vision for the project.  An ideal candidate would have:

The position offers substantial autonomy and opportunity for thought leadership and professional development within a supportive team environment.

Compensation

Salary is commensurate with experience and is competitive with public interest and government pay scales. CDT also offers excellent benefits, including health care and dental coverage, retirement plan and generous vacation and parental leave.

To Apply

Please send a cover letter explaining your interest in the position, along with a resume and short writing sample, to [email protected]. Deadline: Open until filled.


Accountant

The Center for Democracy & Technology (CDT) is seeking an Accountant to support the Chief Operating Officer in carrying out the financial responsibilities of the operations team.

About CDT

CDT is a leading nonprofit public interest organization, working at the cutting edge of digital rights policy. With expertise in law, technology, and policy, CDT engages in a variety of strategies to enhance free expression and privacy, including advocacy, public education, and research. CDT works on legislation, participates in agency rule-makings, engages in litigation, and fosters consensus-building among public interest and private sector stakeholders. CDT has offices in Washington, DC, San Francisco, and Brussels. For more information, please visit our About page.

Responsibilities

Qualifications

Compensation

Salary is commensurate with experience and is competitive with public interest and government pay scales. CDT provides a generous benefits package that includes health care and dental coverage, a retirement plan, paid vacation, sick days, and parental leave.

To Apply

Please send a cover letter and resume to [email protected].


The Center for Democracy & Technology is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender identity or expression, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, or physical ability.