The German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) has about 140 employees in Research, Policy Advice, Training and Service Facilities. Two-thirds of them work as researchers. DIE pursues an interdisciplinary approach.
On a regular basis, DIE offers job positions within its research departments, at irregular intervals also within the service facilities. DIE has been involved in vocational training since 2003. The Institute trains young people to become Office Communication Managers (Kaufleute für Bürokommunikation). For German and international university students, DIE offers internships in the Research, Training, and Communications team. But until further notice, internships at the German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) are currently not possible.
DIE promotes equal opportunities for women and men, and the reconciliation of work and family life. In 2012, DIE was awarded the certificate berufundfamilie for its family-friendly personnel policy. Respective offers include special flexi-days for employees with small children, flexible workplace solutions and additional services such as family-related allowances for childcare costs.