Public Service Opportunities Abroad Links

  • ACT Alliance for Conflict TransformationThis site is the "leading online resource for information on jobs, scholarships, grants and events in peace and conlict resolution, international develpment, development, humanitarian relief and related fields.
  • Action Without BordersThis site provides links to over 8,000 nonprofit organizations, articles on current global news, and information on ways to engage with nongovernmental organizations.
  • American Bar Association/Europe & Eurasia Law InitiativeCEELI is a public service project of the ABA. This site will lead you to more information and opportunities.
  • American Civil Liberties UnionThe ACLU's mission is to preserve First Amendment rights, the right to equal protection under the law, the right to due process, and the right to privacy. The Career Opportunities web page lists jobs, fellowships, and legal and non-legal internships with ACLU offices across the country.
  • American Jewish World ServiceThis site navigates through pages defining causes and providing opportunities to take action and join in on service programs worldwide.
  • Association for Women's Rights in Development (AWID)This site includes volunteer opportunities with AWID and jobs available around the world in fields of international women's rights and sustainable development.
  • Catholic Relief ServiceThe CRC has many opportunities for service abroad on their internship page.
  • Center for Institutional Reform and the Informal Sector at the Department of Economics of the University of Maryland (IRIS)This site explains and lists the various international jobs available through the organization. There are many opportunities available for students.
  • Common CauseCommon Cause is a nonprofit, nonpartisan citizen's lobbying organization promoting open, honest and accountable government. The site provides employment opportunities within the organization.
  • Compassion InternationalCompassion International is a Christian child advocacy ministry that is dedicated to the long-term development of children living in poverty around the world. are available for students.
  • Development and Relief AgenciesInteraction provides several key resources including internet links to both paid and volunteer positions with NGOs and organizations focused on international development and relief in 120 different countries.
  • Development Executive GroupThis company helps underdeveloped countries. They offer a wide variety of international jobs via the Development Recruiting page.
  • DPK ConsultingThis firm provides legal services that help transitioning socieites overcome the challenges they are facing in their development. Their site provides explanations and job opportunites in the U.S. and overseas.
  • Federation Internationale des Ligues des Droits de l'HommeThe FIDH is a federation of upwards of 100 human right organizations throughout the globe. The site provides access to FIDH's mission and to the numerous member organizations aligned with the Federation.
  • Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)The FAO is an organization that leads international efforts to end hunger. Their employment page lists a number of Professional Vacancies.
  • Equality NowThis organization advocates human rights for women globally. There are internship opportunities available in research, campaigns, media and outreach in New York, London and Nairobi.
  • Financial Services Volunteer CorpsThis organization endeavors to build sound financial institutions in developing countries. There are employment opportunites listed on their site for positions overseas.
  • Freedom HouseThis organization's mission is to spread political and economic freedom worldwide. Their website offers volunteer, employment and internship opportunities in the U.S. and abroad.
  • Global Policy ForumThe Global Policy Forum site lists internship opportunities with the organization as well as information on NGOs, globalization, and international development.
  • Humanitarian and Development InternshipsThis site contain extensive resources on NGOs dealing with the vast array of issue-areas including refugee work and global education. The organizations listed contain contact information, and volunteer and internship information pertaining to each NGO.
  • Human Rights and DevelopmentThe site provides an annotated list of links to sites on international affairs, human rights and international development.
  • Human Rights FirstHuman Rights First is a human rights advocacy group working on issues related to refugees who flee persecution, victims of crimes against humanity or other mass human rights violations, victims of discrimination, those whose rights are eroded in the name of national security, and human rights advocates who are targeted for defending the rights of others. This site lists job openings with the organization including internships and volunteer opportunities.
  • Human Rights InternetThe site provides listings of openings in human rights and related fields. It also posts world events and links to other sites for international job openings.
  • Human Rights LawThis site provides resources on human rights law including international NGOs and directories and research guides.
  • Human Rights Organizations in Arab CountriesThe site provides links to international and national organizations working in the area of human rights to Arab countries.
  • Human Rights Resource CenterThe University of Minnesota's official site for human rights postings includes job opportunities in international NGOs and in intergovernmental organizations alongside links to other human rights job postings.
  • Human Rights WatchThe HRW site posts internships for graduates and undergraduates in New York, London, Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., Brussels and Berlin.
  • Independent CenterThis site lists openings from its member institutions comprising non-profit and philanthropic organizations for sixty days. It also details information on international social justice issues.
  • Institute for Global CommunicationsThe Institute for Global Communications advances the work of progressive organizations for peace, social justice and sustainability. Their site lists international jobs and volunteer opportunities as well as links to Antiracismnet, Econet, Peacenet, and Womensnet.
  • International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)This organization serves to promote peaceful and safe nuclear technologies. Their job page describes qualifications, positions and the application process for full-time jobs and internships.
  • International Affairs Resources Virtual LibraryElizabethtown College provides an internet directory of over 2,600 annotated links in the area of international affairs including nongovernmental, intergovernmental, United Nations and United States organizations.
  • International Career Employment WeeklyThis site includes the online version of the weekly publication that lists international job opportunities. Membership is required, although access to much of the website is not restricted. The print version of International Career Employment Weekly is available in the Career Planning Center.
  • International Civil Service Commission (UN Job Listings)The commission was established by the U.N. General Assembly to regulate and coordinate the staffing conditions in the U.N. Common System and to maintain and promote high standards in international civil service. Their employment page has a job link table that allows you to search for positions in the U.N.
  • International Criminal Court (ICC)This court was set up to ensure that international crimes do not go unpunished. Their job page has a listing of all the jobs that are currently available internationally through this court.
  • International DevelopmentThe site includes information on policy orientated research and leading trends in development with the policy community and public.
  • International Development LawThe official site of the International Development Law Organization provides a listing of vacancies within the organization.
  • International Executive Services CorpsThis organization promotes economic development globally. There are opportunities listed for employment both in the U.S. and abroad.
  • International Labour Organization (ILO)The world's only tripartite multilateral agency, the ILO is dedicated to bringing decent work and livelihoods, job-related security and better living standards to the people of both poor and rich countries. This site lists job opportunities available abroad with ILO, including internships.
  • International Monetary Fund (IMF)The IMF lists jobs available on the levels of Experienced Economists, Research Assistance Program (RAP), Support Staff and Specialized Professional Fields.
  • International Republican InstituteThe IRI conducts programs outside the United States to promote democracy and strengthen free markets and the rule of law. The website lists internships as well as full-time employment opportunities.
  • International Rescue CommitteeThe IRC is a global leader in emergency relief, rehabilitation, protection of human rights, post-conflict development, resettlement services and advocacy for those uprooted or affected by violent conflict and oppression. There are opportunities to work, volunteer and intern all over the world through the IRC.
  • International Senior Lawyers Project AdvisorThis site offers contact information for volunteer work all over the world through ISLP.
  • International Telecommunication Union (ITU)This is the World's oldest international organization. Its job page lists vacancies within the organization.
  • International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS)This organization regulates all ocean activity. There are employment and internship opportunities available through their website.
  • Joint United Nations Programme on AIDS/HIV (UNAIDS)The global mission of UNAIDS is to lead, strengthen and support an expanded response to AIDs. Their jobs include professional vacancies and internships overseas.
  • Lawyers Without BordersThis is the world's largest organization for volunteer lawyers who provide Rule of Law Initiatives, pro bono work and Human Rights services. Their site has a job bank with opportunities in the U.S. and abroad.
  • Mercy CorpsThis site presents opportunities for volunteering and employment and allows you to download applications.
  • National Democratic InstituteThis site provides numerous overseas opportunities in a job bank.
  • National Resources Defense CouncilThe NRDC is an environmental action group. Job opportunities, including internships, within the organization are posted on the site.
  • National Wildlife FederationThis site provides volunteer activities in the U.S. and Mexico.
  • NGO WatchAs an organization geared toward bringing accountability and transparency to NGOs, this site offers analysis and factual information on NGOs and relevant issues as well as likes to numerous nongovernmental organizations organized by mission focus.
  • Nongovernmental Organizations Research GuideDuke University's online research guide provides a comprehensive listing of international NGOs as well as an introduction detailing the work of NGOs, their range in scope and role in international policy.
  • Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)This organization is used to promote the actualization of human rights as a part of the United Nations Charter. There are employment and internship opportunities overseas listed on this page.
  • Office of Human Resource ManagementThis is the United Nations Human Resource site that lists jobs within all categories that are available for international work.
  • OneWorldOne World provides online listings of job opportunites in human rights, the environment and sustainable development. Additionally, the site houses information and reports on issues of social justice.

     

  • Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE)This organization offers a forum for political negotiations and decision-making for conflict and crisis prevention. Its employment page lists the types of positions available.
  • PAE ReactPAE and the U.S. Department of State offer a job bank of opportunities abroad for perspective employees.
  • PovertyThe international website for CARE, a humanitarian organization aimed at fighting global poverty, houses a jobsite for one of the largest international development and relief organizations worldwide. The positions published span all levels of management in countries throughout the world.
  • Poverty and Charitable GivingGlobal Impact is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping the poor. The site provides a searchable list of international service agencies and international charities.
  • The Southern African Legal Assistance Network(SALAN)Listed here are links to African NGOs alongside news about activities conducted in the region.
  • Centre for International Sustainable Development LawThe mission of the CISDL is to promote sustainable societies and the protection of ecosystems by advancing the understanding, development and implementation of international sustainable development law. This site contains information on internships with the CISDL Legal Research Group.
  • United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)There are internships and jobs available through UNICEF to join in the endeavor to protect and educate youth around the world.
  • United Nations Criminal Tribunal fro Rwantda (ICTR)There are job and internship opportunities available through this organization that the U.N. created. It was created in order to contribute to the process of national reconciliation in Rwanda and the maintenance of peace in the region.
  • United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM)UNIFEM promotes equality and women's empowerment globally. They have a list of available jobs on their site.
  • United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organizations (UNESCO)This organization seeks to promote peace in the world with knowledge, exchange and understanding. They have job vacancies available all over the world.
  • United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)This program seeks to inspire, enable, and inform nations to care for the environment. There are job vacancies and internship opportunities available in Nairobi.
  • United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)This organization was created to protect refugees and reconcile their issues worldwide. Their work is multi-national.
  • United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV)The organization serves to represent the office of the Secretary General in Vienna. This site allows you to search through a job bank with categories available through the U.N.
  • United Nations Populations Fund (UNFPA)There are vacancies for job positions and internships available. This organization strives to create choice and safety for couples and individuals.
  • United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA)This organization provides services overseas in times of peace and turmoil. Its job page lists jobs available with this international organization overseas.
  • United Nations Systems of Organizations (Orgs list own openings)There are job listings worldwide within all sectors of the United Nations.
  • United Nations VolunteersThis is the volunteer program through the U.N. There are many volunteer positions available worldwide.
  • U.S. AID Senior commercial law AdvisorThis organization offers Foreign Service Programs for interns. There is a job bank within the webpage that lets you navigate through different categories of jobs.
  • U.S. Peace CorpsThis site gives job descriptions for overseas opportunities with the Peace Corps.
  • Winrock InternationalWinrock International is a nonprofit organization that works with people in the United States and around the world to increase economic opportunity, sustain natural resources, and protect the environment. This site provides information for volunteer opportunities and job openings.
  • World Food Programme (WFP)This organization strives to rid the world of hunger. There are short and long term job vacancies and internship opportunities abroad with this organization.
  • World Health Organization (WHO)WHO's mission is to have each person is to attain the highest level of health by all people. They have job opportunities available throughout the world.
  • Worldwide East Timor Human Rights GroupsThis global list of East Timor Support and Solidarity Groups is arranged by name and country.
  • World Resources InstituteWRI is a global environmental think tank. Jobs, internships, and fellowships are available.
  • World Vision
    World Vision is "a Christian relief and development organization dedicated to helping children and their communities worldwide reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty." This site offers volunteer opportunities, internships, and full-time jobs in the U.S. and abroad