Action Appointments -
International development recruiters for Africa

Aid Workers Network --
• Subscription free
• Offers articles with good job search advice from veterans in the field.
• Lists other websites with jobs.

Careers Without Borders -
• Free job board and job search advice for international development and humanitarian relief

Communications Initiative -
• A listing of open posts in development and communication organizations.
• Also provided a frequent list of the most current Vacancies posted through The DB Classifieds Vacancies e-publication.

Development Executive Group -
• An excellent source of job information particularly those looking for opportunities in the international development arena.
• The site allows subscribers to post their resumes for free. -
• "Provides free resources that will benefit development professionals."
• Offers a job board as well as other information about the profession.

• A free listserv that sends out current job openings in the field of international economic development. People on their list get comprehensive job listings in the US and overseas by e-mail 2 to 3 times a week.
• Free subscription.

DevNetJobs -
• Free access to job board, free jobs newsletter
• For a fee you can advertise your resume and events

Eldis -
• This "knowledge service" associated with the Institute of Development Studies in Sussex, England, includes a free job board on its website and an excellent list of other websites with international development jobs -
• Network for international development consultants

International Civil Service Commission (ICSC) of the UN -
• A register for UNDP consultants

InterAction: American Council for Voluntary International Action --
• An alliance of U.S.-based international development and humanitarian NGOs.
• Publishes biweekly newsletter, "Monday Developments" with some very good vacancy announcements. Subscription to the hard copy is fairly costly.
• You can sign up to receive weekly e-mail job announcements for a more reasonable fee. Excellent job and volunteer search resource for those interested in development and/or NGOs.

International Career Employment Weekly -
• Weekly newspaper has 500+ job vacancies. Jobs are listed by function - international development and assistance; international understanding, education, communication, exchange; etc. Includes some jobs in U.S. and a lot overseas.
• Cost of subscription to the newspaper reasonable.
• You can check out some ads for free on the website, but, to see all, you must subscribe.

International Development Links -
• Offers comprehensive lists (with hyperlinks) of international development websites, international development employment resources, as well as bid and grant opportunities

Microfinance Gateway -

OneWorld Online -
• Free job board for jobs in human rights, environment, and sustainable development

ReliefWeb -
• A project of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)
• The vacancy announcements appear to have good detail and contact information.
• The vacancies page also includes links to jobs in academic and research institutions, governments and intergovernmental organizations, NGOs, and UN agencies.

Sustainable Development Gateway -
• Provides hyperlinks to a few international development job boards
• Provides a better list for international development listservsAlso publishes news and events


Brinkerhoff, Jennifer M. and Brinkerhoff, Derek W.
Working For Change: Making A Career In International Public Service
Kumarian Press, 2005

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