Careers ServiceI want to work in development work

Sector overview

Visit Prospects' site to get an overview of the charity and voluntary work sector and the typical job profiles:

United Nations Careers website will tell you all you need to know about a career with the UN. Learn who the UN are and what they do, what you can do at the UN, your career options and how to apply.

Discover what working for the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) involves.

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

Amicus American legal charity assisting those on death row

British Institute of Human Rights

Equality and Human Rights Commission

Human Rights Careers

Human Rights Watch

International Bar Association's Human Rights Institute

Justice UK human rights charity working to reform the UK justice system

United Nations Protect Human Rights

Amnesty International advertises jobs and volunteering opportunities

Catholic Agency for Overseas Development

Charity Job

Christian Aid


DevNetJobs - International Development jobs site

EuroBrussels for jobs in European institutions


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

UN Volunteers

Volunteering Matters

World Bank Internship Opportunities

World Vision

Training & education

Professional bodies

The British Council

Charities Advisory Trust

Overseas Development Institute

GOV UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

Development Studies Association The Professional Association for Development Research and Knowledge

BOND British Overseas NGOs for Development