The organizations below are members of MIUSA's Excellence in Development and Disability Inclusion (EDDI) initiative, committed to inclusion and diversity both in the work that they do and in their teams. Because more people with disabilities are needed in international development careers, we highly encourage people with disabilities to explore their careers pages to find information about current jobs, internships, fellowships and other opportunities in the United States and around the world.
Featured Opportunities in the United States
Updated August 2020. For details about a job, or to find even more jobs in the U.S. and internationally, visit an organization's careers page in the links below.
- Chemonics | New partners initiative director, COVID-19 in Arlington, VA
- CORE Group | CORE Group Fellow – Private Sector Engagement, Strategic Partnerships and Business Development in Washington, DC / Remote
- FHI 360 | Project Director, English Access Microscholarship Program in Washington, DC
- International Youth Foundation | Director, Digital Development in Baltimore, MD
- Mercy Corps | Director - Youth Employment in Washington, DC
- Project Concern International | Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Expert (Consultant) in San Diego, CA
- Oxfam America | Video & Multimedia Producer/Editor in Boston, MA
- Save the Children | Senior Specialist, Adolescent Sexual & Reproductive Health in Washington, DC
- Trickle Up | West Africa Repositioning Support Intern (New York, Remote)
- Women for Women International | Associate Director of Digital Marketing in Washington, D.C.
- World Learning | Executive Assistant to the President & CEO / External Engagement in Washington, DC
A global humanitarian organization of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, ADRA works with people in poverty and distress to create just and positive change through empowering partnerships and responsible action.
Headquartered in Silver Spring, Maryland, ADRA also posts positions open in its 130 local offices around the world where ADRA operates. They also host volunteer and service trip positions with scholarships. Go to ADRA careers page.
Chemonics International, a private company, is one of the world's leading partners in international development, having worked with clients, partners and beneficiaries in more than 150 countries.
Chemonics offers U.S.-based employment opportunities in Washington, D.C., as well as international positions in countries ranging from Germany to Pakistan to Turkey and more. Visit Chemonics' Employment page.
CORE Group is an independent not-for-profit organization, and home of the Community Health Network, which brings together CORE Group member organizations, scholars, advocates and donors to support the health of underserved mothers, children and communities around the world.
CORE Group offers internships that include stipends. In addition to posting its own Washington, DC-based jobs and internships, it also posts jobs from CORE Group members in locations in the U.S. and beyond. Visit CORE Group's Jobs & Internships page.
Serving more than 60 countries and all U.S. states and territories, FHI 360 is dedicated to improving lives and addressing today's interrelated development challenges. Its staff includes experts in education, health, nutrition, economic development, civil society, environment, gender, youth, research and technology.
Job and fellowship opportunities are located in its Durham, North Carolina headquarters, Washington, DC, and globally. Go to the FHI 360 careers page.
Humentum is a global membership association providing training, convening, consultancy and support to those working in international development. The organization has offices in Washington, DC, and Oxford, UK, as well as regional hubs in Africa and Latin America, with experts based in a range of countries around the world.
The International Youth Foundation (IYF) maintains a worldwide community of businesses, governments, and civil-society organizations committed to empowering young people.
Find job openings at its U.S. headquarters in Baltimore, Maryland and international locations on the IYF careers page.
MADRE is an international women's human rights organization. They partner with community-based women's groups worldwide facing war and disaster.
Find job openings at its U.S. headquarters in New York, NY on the MADRE Jobs page.
Mercy Corps is a global humanitarian organization empowering people to recover from crisis, build better lives and transform their communities for good. Mercy Corps lists headquarters-based jobs at their offices in Portland, Oregon, Washington, DC and London, England. Its team members are located around the world in countries such as Pakistan, China, Guatemala, Kenya and more.
Undergraduate and graduate-level internships may be available at Mercy Corps’ U.S. headquarters in Portland, Oregon including offices in Washington, DC or Cambridge, MA and our European headquarters in London and Edinburgh. Field internships are typically posted between January and April, or as they become available. Visit the Mercy Corps Careers page.
Project Concern International (PCI) implements community health, integrated development, and humanitarian assistance programs across Africa, Asia, and the Americas, empowering people to enhance health, end hunger and overcome hardship.
U.S. positions are largely based at PCI's offices in San Diego, California and Washington, DC. International positions are located in over a dozen PCI field offices. For details, visit the PCI careers portal.
"Working to right the wrongs of poverty, hunger and social injustice," Oxfam America works in over 90 countries. It focuses on several issue areas ranging from food security and agriculture to democracy and governance, to disaster response, and more.
Oxfam America offers jobs, internships, and volunteer positions at its U.S. offices in Boston, Massachusetts and Washington, DC. In addition, Oxfam affiliates work with over 3,000 partners in more than 90 countries and employ staff in a wide variety of posts. A selection of vacancies are posted on the Oxfam website along with links to all the Oxfam affiliates where more extensive employment opportunities are available. Visit the Oxfam America careers page.
Working in 120 countries, Save the Children advocates for large-scale change to give children in the United States and around the world a healthy start, the opportunity to learn, and protection from harm.
Save the Children U.S. offers jobs and other opportunities across the U.S. and around the world. Internships, fellowships, and volunteer positions take place at its offices in Fairfield, Connecticut and Washington, DC. Go to Save the Children's careers page.
The Solidarity Center helps build a global labor movement by strengthening the economic and political power of workers around the world through effective, independent and democratic unions.
Join its diverse team of rights activists in Washington, DC, or one of more than two dozen field offices around the world. See jobs and internships on the Solidarity Center careers page.
Trickle Up supports the poorest and most vulnerable to build sustainable livelihoods and take their first transformative steps out of ultrapoverty.
Trickle Up posts jobs and internships at its headquarters in New York City as well as its locations in India, Uganda, Mexico, Burkina Faso and more. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable people with disabilities to perform essential job functions. Find current openings on Trickle Up's careers page.
WEEMA International's mission is to empower Ethiopian communities through clean water access, education, economic opportunity and health care – all driven by local leadership and community collaboration.
Based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, WEEMA International seeks volunteers from all over to help its fundraising efforts. Learn more about how to get involved.
Women for Women International supports marginalized women in countries affected by conflict. Their programs enable women to gain the skills and resources to build confidence, understand their rights, earn an income, and gain respect from their family and community.
Headquartered in Washington DC, Women for Women International occasionally hires in locations such as Washington DC, London, or Nairobi. It also welcomes and encourages students to support its work through internships in the spring, summer, and fall. View current openings at Women for Women International.
World Learning is a global non-profit organization with operations in more than 75 countries and participants from more than 140. Through its International Development Programs, World Learning enhances the capacity of individuals, groups and institutions to take ownership of their own development, secure just and effective policies and structures, and create sustainable positive change.
World Learning employs hundreds of U.S. and international staff at its headquarters in Vermont and Washington, DC, and field offices in more than 60 countries. It offers seasonal internships based in the Washington, DC office. Explore the World Learning careers page.
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