Non-Governmental Organizations

Global Health Non-governmental Organizations for internships and careers

Many organizations engage in global health work, including government agencies (USAID, CDC, etc.), religious organizations, foundations, for profit companies, and non-governmental organizations. The following s just a partial list of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) that post jobs and offer internships. Check early for internships, and often for job opportunities and fellowships. To correct a broken link or changed information, please email

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Organization/Website Opportunities page Keywords
ACDI VOCA Agriculture, microfinance
Adventist Development and Relief Agency Food security, economic development, health, education
American Jewish World Service Human rights, LGBT
American Red Cross Disaster relief, humanitarian
Alight Humanitarian relief
Blumont Conflict mitigation, health, hygiene, emergency preparedness, civil society, governance, agriculture, food
CARE International Women’s empowerment, WASH, nutrition, education, economic development
Catholic Relief Services  Humanitarian, faith-based, food, hunger, trafficking, health, agriculture, HIV/AIDS, WASH
Center for Global Development Research, aid effectiveness, climate change, education, globalization, migration, trade, health
Chemonics Development, health, education
Counterpart International Civil society, governance, nutrition, economic development, gender, humanitarian assistance
Creative Associates International Education, governance, stabilization, conflict, peace
DAI Development Associates, Inc. Development, governance, markets
Doctors Without Borders Humanitarian assistance, medicine
FHI 360 Education, gender equality, nutrition, health, economic empowerment, environment, civil society
Fogarty International Center Research
Food for the Hungry Emergency relief, hunger, poverty
Frontline AIDS HIV/AIDS, human rights
Guttmacher Institute Reproductive health, research, advocacy
Gates Foundation Assistance delivery, women’s health
Global Exchange Social justice, climate change, environmental justice
Global Fund AIDS, TB, malaria
Global Health Council NGO Job Board: NGO job board
Habitat for Humanity International Housing
Heifer International Hunger, poverty, agriculture
Helen Keller International Blindness, nutrition, vision
Human Rights Watch  Human rights, advocacy
Institute of International Education International education, training
InterAction NGOs, advocacy
International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Humanitarian and disaster relief
International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) Humanitarian
International Food Policy Research Institute Food, nutrition, agriculture, globalization, markets
International Medical Corps Humanitarian relief, medical training
International Rescue Committee Humanitarian relief, emergency response, refugees
Jhpiego Maternal and child health, family planning, reproductive health, HIV, malaria, cancer, TB infectious disease
JSI Consulting, research, democracy, governance, health, maternal and child health, noncommunicable disease, nutrition, environmental health, supply chain management, family planning, reproductive health
Johns Hopkins University Center for Communication Programs Communication, research, evaluation, advocacy
Land O'Lakes Venture37 Agriculture, food, food security, nutrition, health
Management Sciences for Health Health care delivery, health care financing, pharmaceuticals, communicable disease, HIV, TB, chronic disease
Management Systems International Consulting, management, food security, governance, anti-corruption, conflict zones
Mercy Corps Humanitarian aid, conflict zones
Overseas Strategic Consulting Ltd. Consulting, management consulting, democracy and governance, health
Pact Poverty, governance, markets
Palladium Maternal and child health, MCH, family planning, population, HIV, infectious disease, gender, sexual health, reproductive health
Pan American Health Organization Research, humanitarian assistance, epidemiology, nutrition, infectious disease, road safety, mental health, health care access, noncommunicable disease
PATH Health technologies, emerging diseases, maternal child health, vaccines, reproductive health
Pathfinder International Sexual health, reproduction, family planning, maternal child health, population
Peace Corps Agriculture, economic development, education, environment, health, youth development
Plan International USA Education, economic security, WASH, sexual health, HIV, disaster relief
Pragma Corporation Consulting, management, markets, trade
PSI (Population Services International) Population services, malaria, reproductive health, child health, TB, HIV
The Rockefeller Foundation Universal health coverage, food security, climate change
RTI International Research, international development, economic growth, governance, global health, education, monitoring and evaluation
Save the Children Child protection, education, emergency response, health, nutrition, hunger, HIV/AIDS
Tetra Tech International Development Agriculture, energy, water, environment, natural resources, governance
Unite for Sight Global health delivery, vision
URC (University Research Co., LLC) Research, health care, social services, education, maternal and child health, TB, malaria, HIV, reproductive health, family planning, food, nutrition
Winrock International Empowerment, economic opportunity, natural resources, trafficking, food security, enterprise development, climate change
World Health Organization  
World Vision Faith-based, humanitarian aid, disaster response, clean water, health, education, advocacy, economic development, food, agriculture, child protection