Employment listings

Employment Opportunities in Human Security

The following is a list of employment databases that allow you to search for employment in the field of human security.

  • AlertNet
    Alertnet has an extensive job list of agencies that work with humanitarian issues.
  • Development Resource Centre (Dev-Zone)
    The Development resource Centre has jobs in areas such as conflict resolution, education, human rights, research, international relations, etc.
  • Devex
    Devex provides a comprehensive listing of international development, global health, and humanitarian aid jobs.
  • DevNet
    DevNetJobs.org lists Jobs and Consultancies in the International Development sector, in NGOs, UN, Aid, Foundations, Charities, Bilaterals, Non-Profits, Consulting Firms and Development Banks.
  • The Economist
    High-level employment listings for public, private and nonprofit positions worldwide.
  • Foreign Affairs Job Board
    A job board that has full time and part time positions, fellowship and grant opportunities in the fields of U.S. foreign policy and international affairs.
  • Global Jobs
    Global Jobs is the go-to service connecting smart international professionals with effective global organizations.  Conceived by a group of young professionals in Washington D.C. following the global recession of 2008, Global Jobs is founded on the belief that the our brightest professionals should not only do well, but do good - both in the U.S. and around the world.
  • GSPIA Alumni and Development Office on Facebook
    GSPIA has 7,000 alumni working in more than 100 countries around the globe. The professional paths of our alumni span public and international affairs in the public, private and nonprofit sectors. We have ambassadors, prime ministers, top U.N. officials, congressmen, governors, mayors, city managers, university presidents, foundation directors, nonprofit managers and corporate leaders who make an impact locally, nationally and internationally.
  • GSPIA Alumni and Friends on LinkedIn
    Alumni and friends of the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public and International Affairs.
  • The Heritage Foundation
    Assists in finding employment with conservative Congressional Offices, faith-based organizations, other public policy organizations, lobbying groups and trade associations.
  • Idealist.org
    Idealist is a resource for finding employment and organizations. You can also sign up for a weekly newsletter about available jobs.
  • Indeed 
    Indeed is an American worldwide employment-related search engine for job listings. Indeed is available in over 60 countries and 28 languages. The site aggregates job listings from thousands of websites, including job boards, staffing firms, associations, and company career pages. Job seekers can apply directly to jobs on Indeed's site.
  • InterAction Job Center
    In order to search the InterAction website users must first create a profile to search these jobs, but it is the largest coalition of U.S.-based international nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) focused on the world’s poor and most vulnerable people.
  • LibertyGuide
    LibertyGuide is a site for academics and other intellectuals who are interested in the ideas of a free society.
  • LinkedIn
    LinkedIn is a business and employment-oriented service that operates via websites and mobile apps. Use the jobs tab to do customized keyword searches.  Subscribe to the blog for job search advice. 
  • Monthly Development Magazine Career Connections
    Since 1985, Monthly Developments Magzine has provided in-depth news and commentary on global trends that affect relief, refugee and development work. It features the latest information on the work of NGOs around the world and keeps readers up to date on legislative action in Congress that could impact U.S. foreign assistance to developing countries.  MD has a Career Conncections service with direct access to hiring managers of many NGO's.
  • One World
    One World is dedicated to harnessing the democratic potential of the internet to promote human rights and sustainable development. It is a resource for finding employment in areas involving social justice and peace work.
  • Pitt Career Network
    The Pitt Career Network is an online directory of Pitt alumni volunteers and details about their careers and professional experiences. This is a resource for alumni and students seeking career-related information, insight and advice. The Pitt Career Network is a partnership between Career Services and the Pitt Alumni Association.
  • Regional Internship Center of Southwestern PA
    This organization works with regional employers to develop programs and connect them with potential interns.
  • ReliefWeb
    A premiere professional development resource that lists job openings in the humanitarian assistance field.
  • The Resume Place, Inc.
    The Resume Place provides assistance for people in writing and designing professional federal and private-sector resumes, and also offers coaching and education about the federal hiring process.
  • UN Jobs
    A job resource that lists all current United Nations openings by location, theme, or organization.
  • USA Jobs
    The official site for the U.S. federal government jobs.     

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