About the Wilson Center


The Center consists of two separate, but parallel, pay systems (federal and trust). U.S. Civil Service positions are funded by our annual appropriation from the Congress. Trust positions are funded by private donations, grants and gifts to the Center.

When applying for a position, please review the PDF version of the job announcement and follow the application instructions there.

Unless otherwise noted, application materials can be submitted via email to jobs@wilsoncenter.org or can be mailed or hand delivered to:

Woodrow Wilson Center
One Woodrow Wilson Plaza
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW 3rd Floor
Washington DC 20004-3027

Application materials are always acknowledged. If you do not receive confirmation of receipt within 3 business days, please inquire.

The Woodrow Wilson Center is committed to attracting and maintaining a high quality, dedicated, and diverse work force.

WC-15-17T Program Assistant-Canada Institute

The Canada Institute at the Wilson Center is currently seeking a Program Assistant to serve as the principal administrative and clerical assistant to the Director and staff of the Canada Institute and to the Director of the Polar Initiative.

Director, Global Women’s Leadership Initiative (GWLI)

The Global Women’s Leadership Initiative (GWLI) is one of fourteen constituent programs of the Woodrow Wilson Center and is a unique platform for change-- connecting current and emerging women leaders, raising the profile of critical issues, advancing inclusive policies, and bringing new research to the forefront. The Women in Public Service Project (WPSP) is the GWLI’s premier program and constitutes the primary responsibilities for program management and staff. Launched by U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in partnership with the U.S. Department of State and five leading women’s colleges – Barnard, Bryn Mawr, Mount Holyoke, Smith, and Wellesley -- the WPSP is housed at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars as of June 2012. Founded in 2011, the WPSP has grown to include Scripps, Mills, and Mount St. Mary's colleges, the City College of New York, and other partner institutions around the world.

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Contact Information

Human Resources Office
Woodrow Wilson Center
One Woodrow Wilson Plaza
1300 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20004-3027