Development Work

Sector overview

Charity and voluntary work (Prospects)

Typical job profiles

Charity sector jobs (Prospects)

International aid/development worker (Prospects)

Useful online resources

International Service Website

United Nations Careers - useful articles about applying to the UN as well as a job search

So you want to work in International Development? Guardian article

Human Rights Careers

Human Rights Websites (Word document)

People and Planet UK student campaigning organisation

Relief Web Useful information resources

World Service Enquiry Working/Volunteering in developing countries. Features Guide to Volunteering for Development

British Council International Development Opportunities

Scotland's International Development Alliance

Job sites and specialist recruiters / volunteer opportunities


Charity Job

Christian Aid


DevNetJobs - International Development jobs site



UN Volunteers


NGO Abroad International Volunteering and Careers

Overseas Development International Fellowship Scheme


Plan International

Save the Children

VSO Leading international development organisation including International Citizen Service (ICS) funded the by the UK government

2 Way Development

Volunteering Matters

World Bank Internship Opportunities

World Vision

Training and education

Institute of Development Studies Centre for research and teaching on international development

Studying Development Includes a directory of courses (international)

Eldis Information Gateway


Professional bodies

The British Council

Charities Advisory Trust

Overseas Development Institute

Department for International Development

Development Studies Association The Professional Associaton for Development Research and Knowledge

BOND British Overseas NGOs for Development