Resources

Index to Listings of Careers in Human Rights (Click a link to view its listings)

 

Job Banks

Career Center at the University of California, Berkeley
http://career.berkeley.edu/InfoLab/JobSites.stm

Human Rights Internet - various human rights jobs
http://www.hri.ca/jobboard/joblinks.shtml

Human Rights Job Board
http://www.hri.ca/jobboard/

Nonprofit Career Center
http://www.idealist.org/career.html

Relief Web - humanitarian vacancies
http://www.reliefweb.int/w/rwb.nsf

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of International Organizations, UN Employment Information and Assistance Unit  - International vacancy announcements at the United Nations and other international organizations
http://www.state.gov/employment/  


General Job Listings

Chronicle of Higher Education - academic job listings
http://chronicle.com/jobs

Chronicle of Philanthropy
http://philanthropy.com/jobs.dir/jobsmain.htm

Human Services Career Network
http://www.hscareers.com/

International Civil Service Commission - listing of many diverse jobs
http://icsc.un.org/

Job listings at Derechos
http://www.derechos.net/links/res/jobs.html

Jobs Unlimited - listing of international jobs from The Guardian (UK)
http://jobs.guardian.co.uk/

Non Profit Jobs Center
http://www.nonprofitjobs.org/

Nonprofit Charitable Organizations - information on job and funding
http://nonprofit.about.com/

One World
http://www.oneworld.net/

Philanthropy News Digest
http://fdncenter.org/pnd/jobs/index.jhtml;jsessionid=ZCD4YYTVZLOUWP5QALRSGXD5AAAACI2F

Russian Speakers - Jobs
http://aatseel.org/profession.html

Sustainable Development Job Bank
http://www.sdgateway.net/jobs/  


Domestic Non-Governmental Organizations

American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee
http://www.adc.org/Announce/jobs.html

American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)
http://www.aclu.org/jobs/jobsmain.cfm

American Refugee Committee
http://www.archq.org/positions.shtml

Center for Victims of Torture
http://www.cvt.org/

Children's Defense Fund
http://www.childrensdefense.org/jobs.php

Japanese-American Citizens' League
http://jacl.org/

Minnesota Advocates for Human Rights
http://www.mnadvocates.org/

National Asian Pacific American Legal Consortium
http://www.napalc.org/get_involved/index.html (Fellowships and Internships)

National Urban League
http://careercenter.nul.org/

National Organization for Women
http://www.now.org/organiza/work.html#jobs  


International Non-Governmental Organizations

American Friends Service Committee
http://www.afsc.org/jobs/default.htm

American Refugee Committee
http://www.archq.org/positions.shtml

Amnesty International
International Secretariat: http://www.web.amnesty.org/web/hrpjobs.nsf
Nations Sections of AI: http://www.amnesty.org/aisect/email.htm

B'Tselem: The Israeli Information Center for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories
http://www.btselem.org/

CARE
http://www.careusa.org/careers/

The Carter Center
http://www.cartercenter.org

Center for Strategic and International Studies
http://www.csis.org/employment/index.htm

Human Rights In China
http://iso.hrichina.org/iso/index.adp

Human Rights Watch
Job Information: http://www.hrw.org/jobs/
Fellowship Opportunities: http://www.hrw.org/about/info/fellows.html

International Commission of Jurists
http://www.icj.org/article.php3?id_article=77&id_rubrique=36&lang=en

International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
http://www.icrc.org/eng/jobs

International Human Rights Law Group
http://www.hrlawgroup.org/employment/

International Law Institute
http://www.ili.org/Employment.htm

International Organization for Migration
http://www.iom.int/en/who/main_vacancies.shtml

International Rehabilitation Council for Torture Victims
http://www.irct.org/

Lawyers' Committee for Human Rights
http://www.lchr.org/about_us/about_us.htm

Oxfam
http://www.oxfam.org.uk/jobs/index.htm

Physicians for Human Rights
http://www.phrusa.org/about/whats_new/index.html

Sierra Club International
http://www.sierraclub.org/jobs/index.asp

The Project On International Courts and Tribunals
http://www.pict-pcti.org/index.html

Washington Office on Latin America
http://www.wola.org/  


Governmental Organizations

Asian Development Bank (ADB)
http://www.adb.org/Employment/default.asp

Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
http://www.odci.gov/employment/index.html

ICRAF - Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research
http://www.oecd.org/hrm/

Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
http://www.iadb.org/hrd/vacancies.asp

Organization of American States (OAS)
http://www.oas.org/EN/PINFO/HR/job.htm

World Trade Organization
http://www.wto.org/english/thewto_e/vacan_e/vacan_e.htm  


United States Government

Department of Labor (DOL)
http://www.dol.gov/oasam/doljobs/main.htm

Government Jobs - job search page
http://www.govtjobs.com/

Careers in Government - job search page
http://www.careersingovernment.com/

United States Institute of Peace
http://www.usip.org/jobs/index.php

U.S. Department of State
http://www.state.gov/employment/

United States Government - Federal job openings
http://www.usajobs.opm.gov/a.htm


United Nations

Food and Agriculture of the United Nations (FAO)
http://www.fao.org/VA/Employ.htm

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
http://www.iaea.org/About/Jobs/index.html

International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (Arusha)
http://www.ictr.org

International Labor Organization (ILO)
http://www.ilo.org/public/english/bureau/pers/index.htm

International Monetary Fund
http://www.imf.org/external/np/adm/rec/job/joboppo.htm

International Telecommunications Union
http://www.itu.int/employment/

Office Of Human Resources Management
https://jobs.un.org/elearn/production/home.html

United Nations Development Program (UNDP)
http://stone.undp.org/undpweb/ohr/ohrjobs.cfm

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
http://www.unesco.org/joining/

UNICEF
http://www.unicef.org/employ/

United Nations Office for Drug Control (UNDCP)
http://www.undcp.org/vacancy_announcements.html

United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)
http://www.unfpa.org/about/employment/index.htm

World Food Programme
http://www.wfp.org/index.asp?section=8

World Health Organization (WHO)
http://www.who.int/employment/

World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
http://www.wipo.int/hr/en/vacancy/index.htm  


Young Professional Programs

Asian Development Bank (ADB)
http://www.adb.org/Employment/ypp.asp

International Labor Organization (ILO)
http://ilo.org/public/english/bureau/pers/vacancy/ypcep.htm

World Bank
http://lnweb28.worldbank.org/hrs/careers.nsf


Fellowships

Human Rights Watch
http://www.hrw.org/about/info/fellows.html

United States Institute of Peace
http://www.usip.org/fellows.html


Internships

Asian Human Rights Commission
http://www.ahrchk.net/index.php

International Labor Organization (ILO)
http://www.ilo.org/public/english/bureau/pers/vacancy/intern.htm

International Monetary Fund
http://www.imf.org/external/np/adm/rec/job/summint.htm

Leadership Conference on Civil Rights
http://www.civilrights.org/career_center/index.html#internships

Organization of American States (OAS)
http://www.oas.org/EN/PINFO/HR/gen_information.htm

Organization of Chinese Americans
http://www.ocanatl.org/programs/internships.html

Rights International
http://www.rightsinternational.org/intern.html

Traineeship in the European Parliament
http://www.europarl.eu.int/stages/default_en.htm

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
http://www.unhchr.ch/html/hchr/genif.htm

United States Government—internships with the federal government
http://www.state.gov/www/careers/rinterncontents.html

United States Government—State Department
http://www.state.gov/www/careers/rinterncontents.html

Washington Intern Foundation—internships in the Washington area
http://interns.org/

Washington Office on Latin America
http://www.wola.org/

World Bank—scroll down the page for the relevant information
http://lnweb28.worldbank.org/hrs/careers.nsf


Universities with Human Rights Centers

Columbia University, Center for the Study of Human Rights
http://www.columbia.edu/cu/humanrights/

Columbia University Law School, Human Rights Institute
http://www.law.columbia.edu/hri/  

Emory University, The Carter Center
http://www.cartercenter.org

Harvard Law School Human Rights Program
http://www.law.harvard.edu/programs/HRP/

Harvard University, University Committee on Human Rights Studies
http://www.humanrights.harvard.edu/index.html

New York University, Center for War, Peace and the News Media
http://www.nyu.edu/cwpnm/

Notre Dame Law School, Center for Civil and Human Rights
http://www.nd.edu/~cchr/

University of California, Berkeley, Human Rights Center
http://www.hrcberkeley.org/

University of Chicago, Center for International Studies Human Rights Program
http://humanrights.uchicago.edu/

University of Cincinnati Law School, Urban Morgan Institute for Human Rights
http://www.law.uc.edu/morgan2/

University of Michigan, Program in Refugee & Asylum Law
http://www.law.umich.edu/centersandprograms/pral/index.htm

University of Minnesota Human Rights Center
http://www1.umn.edu/humanrts/hrcenter.htm

Washington College of Law, American University, Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Law
http://www.wcl.american.edu/pub/humright/home.html

For an extensive list of human rights programs and initiatives offered by academic institutions around the world, go to University Links, an online service offered by the University of Chicago’s Center for International Studies Human Rights Program
http://humanrights.uchicago.edu/  


Human Rights Resources

Kennedy School of Government Career Services
http://ksgwww.harvard.edu/career/  
Contact:  Judith Coquillette—she specializes in the public and NGO sectors, mainly on the International scene
judith_coquillette@harvard.edu

University Committee on Human Rights Studies, Harvard
A comprehensive listing of opportunities and resources in the Human Rights Field.
http://www.humanrights.harvard.edu/resources/index.html

University of Iowa Center for Human Rights (UICHR)
Human rights job opportunities, labor/worker rights links, and human rights curricular resources
http://www.uichr.org/resources/index.shtml

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