Andrews Resources & Links
- Community and International Development Program Student Handbook
- Updated Course Planner in effect Fall Semester 2012
- James White Library
- Office of Scholarly Research
The Development Gateway Foundation is an enabler of development. It helps improve people’s lives in developing countries by building partnerships and information systems that provide access to knowledge for development. The foundation exploits powerful and affordable information and communication technologies (ICT) that were previously unavailable to: Increase knowledge sharing; Enhance development effectiveness; Improve public sector transparency; and Build local capacity to empower communities. The Development Gateway is an independent not-for-profit organization. It was conceived by World Bank President James Wolfensohn and initially developed in the World Bank. Operations began in July 2001.
International Development Research Centre
IDRC is a Canadian public corporation that works in close collaboration with researchers from the developing world in their search for the means to build healthier, more equitable, and more prosperous societies.
The Development Executive Group
The Development Executive Group is the source for NGO recruiting, international development jobs, international development tenders and procurements, and foreign aid relief news from World Bank, USAID, DFID and United Nations and more.
The USAID Library serves as a point of access to the body of knowledge relating to sustainable development and USAID information for individuals interested in the field of international development. With a particular focus on international sustainable development and economic assistance, the library's collection supports the Agency's development efforts in its strategic objective areas: democracy and governance; economic growth; education and training; environment and agriculture; humanitarian assistance; and population, health, and nutrition.
Job Listing Webpages
Association for Women’s Rights in Development
The Association for Women’s Right In Development (AWID) is an international membership organization connecting, informing, and mobilizing people and organizations committed to achieving gender equality, sustainable development and women’s human rights. Each week a list of job openings around the world is posted on AWID’s Resource Net email digest. Click on any Resource Net issue number to view jobs posted that week. The most recent listing is at the top.
DevNetJobs provides listings for international development jobs and consultancies. You have the option of paying a fee in order to acquire a DevNetJobs Value Membership, which gives you access to a wider selection of job vacancies sooner.
Foreign Policy Association Job Board http://www.fpa.org/jobs_contact2423/jobs_contact.htm
The Foreign Policy Association is a national US, nonprofit, nonpartisan, nongovernmental, educational organization founded in 1918 to educate Americans about the significant international policy issues. The Foreign Policy Association Job Board posts international internship, job and volunteer opportunities weekly. You can search the job-listing website as well as view current openings according to predefined categories.
Global Corps provides a forum where professionals and organizations can share information with respect to development, humanitarian and disaster relief issues. As part of their mission to provide a forum for the exchange of information, they operate the Global Corps Current Job Openings Page, however, postings are often targeted toward US applicants.
Idealist is a project of Action Without Borders and is a good resource for a variety of non-profit, public affairs, international jobs. You can search their Idealist Job Postings using different keywords or by location.
International Career Employment Weekly
The International Career Employment Weekly newspaper advertises over 500 current international job vacancies each week, including hundreds of international development jobs. This is a subscription service, which means that you need to pay a membership fee in order to access all of the job and internship advertisements posted on the website. You also have an option to have the information delivered to you electronically.
One World Network
The OneWorld Network attempts to harness the potential of the internet to promote human rights and sustainable development. As part of this mission they maintain OneWorld Jobs and Volunteering, which is a job-listing page that enables users to search for postings by region or category for jobs in human rights, environment, and sustainable development worldwide.
Opportunities in Public Affairs
Opportunities in Public Affairs is an excellent source for public affairs job openings in the Washington, DC area, particularly for public relations, government affairs, legislation, and print & broadcast journalism jobs on Capitol Hill, in nonprofits, corporations, and Federal Agencies. They also claim to post unadvertised jobs. This is a subscription service. You can view the featured job openings once you are a subscriber.
The World Bank sponsored PovertyNet is a venue for employers to post job opportunities with organizations devoted to understanding and alleviating poverty.
U.S. State Department
The U.S. State Department lists vacancies in U.N. agencies for U.S. citizens as well as general information about seeking a job with the U.N.
• Adventist Development & Relief Agencies International (ADRA)
• UN, UNICEF, UNDP
• Save the Children
• Refugee International
• World Vision
• American Red Cross
• United Way
• Christian Children’s Fund
• Food for the Hungry
• Global Health Council
• National Peace Corps Organization
• Refugee International
• Women for Women International
• World Education
• Mercy Corps
...and many others