Work with Us

If you have a deep commitment to democracy building, interest in international politics and a passion for helping others, come work with IRI.

Everyday our international and Washington, DC staff help catalyze the work of democratic activists in countries around the world.  Since 1983, IRI has been working with pro-democracy activists, youth and women leaders, elected officials and citizens interested in learning more about using their voice for change in their country.  For more about the type of work we do, please visit our mission pages

If you are interested in employment opportunities, please click on the links below to read about available jobs.  IRI does not accept unsolicited resumes.  IRI has generous benefits for DC-based staff (PDF) and expatriates and third country nationals. (PDF)

Non-U.S. citizens applying for regular positions based in the U.S. must possess work authorization which does not require sponsorship by the employer for a visa.  IRI is an equal opportunity employer.

DC Headquarters

Program Officer — Asia

Program Assistant — Asia

Executive Assistant to Vice Presidents

Special Projects Assistant

Intern, Communications

Overseas