William Kramer

Google.org Hiring BOP Staff

Google.orgNB’s Chapel Hill NC correspondent, Jacob Kramer-Duffield, has sent an interesting job posting our way.? Jake, a former sometime WRI staffer, and now a PhD student at UNC’s School of Information and Library Science, keeps close tabs on the goings-on at Google.? Google.org, the company’s hybrid NGO/for-profit philanthropy/investment facility, is seeking candidates for their Global Poverty & Sustainable Development programs.? As Google describes it, the new team will work “to innovate, establish and support sustainable models for global development” using “market-based, entrepreneurial approaches that promote sustainable economic growth and empowerment.”? It is a “poverty alleviation strategy” combined with an active “portfolio of grants and investments.”? Hmmm…