International Affairs / NGOs

Selected Resources

The resources below are a combination of general industry information as well as specific job and internship posting sites for this industry.

  • Devex: most popular international development website.
  • DevNetJobs: International development and consultancies offer listings on this site, membership is required to gain access to the complete listings available.
  • Foreign Policy Association (FPA): Nonprofit organization that seeks to educate the public about foreign policy. 
  • International Association of Students in Economics and Commerce (AIESEC): A university-based, worldwide internship program for student members interested in international business and management.
  • National Institute for Research Advancement: NIRA's World Directory of Think Tanks, indexed by name or by country of origin.  
  • NGO Worldline: A place on the Web for and about the international community of non-governmental organizations (organized by country and region).
  • OneWorld Jobs: The latest ethical jobs and volunteer positions working in development, climate change, human rights and social justice around the world.
  • ReliefWeb: United Nations website providing information to humanitarian relief organizations. Also a director of non-governmental organizations.
  • United Nations: Internships (for graduate students) and job openings in the United Nations are listed.
  • USAID: Provides economic, development and humanitarian assistance around the world in support of the foreign policy goals of the United States.
  • U.S. Department of State: The site provides information about the department's mission, objectives and current international topics and issues.

Selected Professional Associations

A professional association is an organization of people who have similar career interests. These membership- based organizations often offer a reduced rate for students that allow access to the many resources they provide. Professional association websites can also offer job/internship databases as well as opportunities to find mentors or other contacts.