On this page you will find a selection of job sites in the human rights field. Note that we will do our best to keep this page updated, but we are not responsible for any external content.

The Netherlands

SNV Job Database (in Dutch and English)

United Kingdom-based Organisations

Amnesty International – International Secretariat in London

Conciliation Resources (jobs in the conflict and peacebuilding sector)

Mines Advisory Group – UK and overseas (jobs)

Search for Common Ground (conflict prevention in various countries)

North American Organisations

American Friends Services Committee (USA and various countries)

Carter Center (internships and jobs through Emory)

Global Fund for Women (job opportunities)

Human Rights First – USA (job opportunities)

Human Rights Internet (Job Bank)

Other countries and regions

Africa Action (jobs and internships)

Australian Council for International Development (jobs and internships with ACFID member agencies)

CARE International (jobs in different countries)

Center for Reproductive Rights (jobs and internships)

Center for Women’s Global Leadership (internships and employment)

CIVICUS – Vacancies and internships

Global Witness (jobs)

Handicap International (jobs)

Human Rights Jobs

Human Rights Opportunities (Jobs, training, conferences)

Human Rights Tools

Human Rights Watch – Various countries

International Association of Official Human Rights Agenices (jobs)

International Committee of the Red Cross (jobs)

Jobs at the United Nations (many in the human rights sector)

Minority Rights Group International (jobs and internships)

NGO Pulse (jobs in South Africa and elsewhere in Africa) (network of 1,600 organisations)

Oxfam International (international development jobs)

Relief Web (Humanitarian Jobs, including several with the UN)

Transparency International (anti-corruption jobs in various countries)

United Nations University (interships)

United Nations Volunteers (UNV)


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Human Rights is a specialization within the Human Rights, Conflict and Gender Studies MA Major in Development Studies. This blog provides a platform for discussion for researchers, students and others interested in this field of studies. The blog is administered by the Human Rights teaching team.