Miami University students and members of the local community in Ghana working on an International Development project.

International Development

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Abt Associates
A job board sponsored by Abt, a, global leader in research and program implementation in the fields of health, social and environmental policy, and international development.
Job site for a leading consulting firm.
ACT Alliance
A directory of links to alliance members, many with career sites of their own. The alliance is a coalition of more than 140 churches and affiliated organizations working to create positive and sustainable change in the lives of poor and marginalized people regardless of their religion, politics, gender, sexual orientation, race or nationality in keeping with the highest international codes and standards. Alliance members are associated with the World Council of Churches or the Lutheran World Federation.
Asian Development Bank
Job site for institution focused on poverty reduction in the Asian region.
CARE is a leading humanitarian organization fighting global poverty. It places special focus on working alongside poor women because, equipped with the proper resources, women have the power to help whole families and entire communities escape poverty.
Catholic Relief Services
A job board sponsored by Catholic Relief Services, whose mission is to assist impoverished and disadvantaged people overseas. Although its mission is rooted in the Catholic faith, its operations serve people based solely on need, regardless of their race, religion or ethnicity. The site also includes an internship board.
Council of International Development Companies
A directory of links to council members, which are among the leading international development companies in the U.S. Scroll down the page and click on a company logo to access a firm’s career site.
Development Alternatives, Inc. (DAI)
A job board sponsored by DAI. The firm works in more than 150 countries delivering results across the spectrum of international development contexts, from stable societies and high-growth economies to challenging environments racked by political or military conflict.
A job board for international development.
Doctors Without Borders
Internship, job and volunteer board for Doctors Without Borders, an international medical humanitarian organization created by doctors and journalists in 1971. Today, the organization provides independent, impartial assistance in more than 60 countries to people whose survival is threatened by violence, neglect, or catastrophe, primarily due to armed conflict, epidemics, malnutrition, exclusion from health care or natural disasters.
A job board connected to an international development best practice site.
The job board for European affairs.
Foreign Service Career Mobile App
A mobile app sponsored by the U.S. Department of State that provides access to more than 500 retired FSOT questions that test your knowledge of U.S. government and culture, world history, technology, economics and many other topics. You can learn more about the opportunities and experiences of those who have chosen this career, as well as find a recruitment event, or contact a Diplomat in Residence near you.
Icon Institute
A job board sponsored by Icon, a leading consultancy serving international and national development organizations, such as the European Union, the World Bank and other international development banks; bilateral development agencies; national and local governmental institutions; and private sector companies.
Idealist connects people, organizations, and resources to help build a world where all people can live free and dignified lives. The site is independent of any government, political ideology, or religious creed. Their work is guided by the common desire of its members and supporters to find practical solutions to social and environmental problems, in a spirit of generosity and mutual respect.
Impact Assessment Jobs
Job board sponsored by Indeed.
Job board sponsored by InterAction, an alliance of more than 180 U.S.-based organizations that work around the world to reduce poverty.
International Association for Impact Assessment
A directory of links to organizations involved in impact assessment sponsored by the International Association for Impact Assessment, the leading global network on best practices in the use of impact assessment for informed decision making regarding policies, programs, plans and projects. The association was organized in 1980 to bring together researchers, practitioners, and users of various types of impact assessment from all parts of the world. IAIA involves people from many disciplines and professions. Members include corporate planners and managers, public interest advocates, government planners and administrators, private consultants and policy analysts, university and college teachers and their students. The links include Web site and contact information for networking and internship and job search purposes.
International Council of Voluntary Associations
A directory of links to council members, many with career sites of their own. The council is a global network of non-governmental organizations whose mission is to make humanitarian action more principled and effective by working collectively and independently to influence policy and practice.
International Development Jobs
A comprehensive job board.
International Jobs and Internships
A job board which includes opportunities by country.
International Monetary Fund
A job board sponsored by the International Monetary Fund.
International Organization Careers
A job board sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of International Organization Affairs. The opportunities are with the UN and other international organizations.
International Organization Internship Programs
A comprehensive directory of links to internship programs with the UN and other international organizations. The directory is sponsored by the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of International Organization Affairs.
International Organization For Migration
A job board sponsored by the organization, which is the leading international agency working with governments and civil society to advance the understanding of migration issues, encourage social and economic development through migration, and uphold the human dignity and well-being of migrants. The organization has more than 8,400 staff working in over 150 countries worldwide.
International Organization-Young Professional Programs
A directory of links to young professional programs in major international organizations. Such programs serve as a pipeline for young professionals of member states to become professional employees of international organizations. Young professionals programs typically consist of two year contracts in which the respective international organizations incorporate a range of training opportunities for a career in multilateral affairs. The directory is sponsored by the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of International Organization Affairs.
International Relations Careers
A comprehensive career center sponsored by the Association of International Schools of Public Affairs highlighting multiple career paths in the government, non-profit/NGO and business sectors (scroll down the page to begin reviewing the career center content).
International Relations Jobs
Job board sponsored by Indeed.
International Rescue Committee
A internship, job and fellowship board sponsored by the committee, which responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the committee offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster.
Job board sponsored by the International Research and Exchange Board, a non-profit organization that enables local individuals and institutions to build key elements of a vibrant society: quality education, independent media, and strong communities. To strengthen these sectors, IREX program activities also include conflict resolution, technology for development, gender, and youth. Founded in 1968, IREX has an annual portfolio of over $70 million and a staff of over 400 professionals worldwide. IREX employs field-tested methods and innovative uses of technologies to develop practical and locally-driven solutions with our partners in more than 100 countries.
Landmine Removal and Abatement Organizations
A directory of links to organizations, many with career sites of their own, working to make the world safe from landmines, unexploded ordnance, and illicit conventional weapons. The directory is sponsored by U.S. Department of State's Office of Weapons Removal and Abatement.
Miami University Department of Political Science
Internship and fellowship board sponsored by the Department of Political Science. The board can be found on the bottom of the page.
Miami University Inside Washington Program
The program offers an inside view of Washington through guest speakers, panel discussions and a 10-week internship. Students meet with Washington’s most prominent figures in media, politics and government and go behind the scenes of Washington institutions including the White House, Pentagon, Supreme Court, Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and media organizations. Students live in the heart of D.C. in apartments. They intern in their field of study to experience what a career in their major is really like. Along with classes, internships and lectures, Inside Washington also offers students a chance to see the capital of the United States and everything it has to offer - including monuments, museums and the nightlife.
Organization of American States
Job site for regional organization focused on economic development.
Partners in Health
A job board sponsored by Partners in Health, whose mission is to provide a preferential option for the poor in health care. By establishing long-term relationships with sister organizations based in settings of poverty, Partners In Health strives to achieve two overarching goals: to bring the benefits of modern medical science to those most in need of them and to serve as an antidote to despair.
United Nations
Job site for the UN's Development Program.
U.S. Agency for International Development
Job site for the leading US government agency involved in global development.
U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants
An internship and job board sponsored by the committee, whose mission is to protect the rights and address the needs of persons in forced or voluntary migration worldwide by advancing fair and humane public policy, facilitating and providing direct professional services, and promoting the full participation of migrants in community life.
Winrock International
A job board sponsored by Winrock, a nonprofit organization that works with people in the U.S. and around the world to empower the disadvantaged, increase economic opportunity, and sustain natural resources.
World Bank
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World Relief
A job board sponsored by World Relief, which embraces principles of transformational development to empower local churches in the U.S. and around the world so they can serve the vulnerable in their communities, including initiatives in education, health, child development, agriculture, food security, anti-trafficking, immigrant services, micro-enterprise, disaster response and refugee resettlement. The site also includes an internship board.
World Trade Organization (WTO)
Job site for multilateral organization focused on free trade and international development.