Where To Look

Where to search for jobs

There are a variety of websites on the internet through which you can search for employment. Below are some useful resources, including sites dedicated to specific regions of the United States, and in various fields.

USAjobs - US Federal Government Employment.

Note: applying through USA Jobs can be confusing and the system is fairly opaque. It is highly advisable to tailor your resume to include the specific keywords mentioned in the job listing you are applying for.

Young Professionals in Foreign Policy - Young Professionals in Foreign Policy intends to foster the next generation of foreign policy professionals by providing a network for job searching and relationship building. The website contains a significant amount of information with listings for both domestic and international jobs. 

Devex - For anyone already working in or interested in starting a development career. Connect to the global development community and get the latest from the most trusted and popular source of development news – for free.

H-net The Job Guide posts academic position announcements in History and the Humanities, the Social Sciences, Rhetoric and Composition. It serves a broad audience of administrators, faculty members, archivists, librarians, and other professionals in the aforementioned fields. The Job Guide is fully sort-able and searchable, and is available via email and the web at no cost to the job-seeker.

International Jobs A comprehensive source of international careers for professionals including: Development, Democracy Building; Governance, Legal Reform, Foreign Policy Jobs, Health Care Jobs, International Understanding, Education, Communication, Exchange Jobs, International Program Administration & Foreign Language Support Jobs, International Environmental Program Jobs, International Engineering & Computer System Support Jobs, and International Internships.

Indeed - General job search site.

Dice - For technology sector jobs.

Idealist - General job, internship, volunteering opportunity Website, focusing on the New York City area.

Craigslist - Includes all range of employment opportunities, divisible by state. 

Monster - Job search and advice on seeking employment.

Washingtonpost - Contains job listings in addition to articles and advice. 

Washington D.C.

Bradtraverse  Brad Traverse publishes a comprehensive database of job leads searchable by category:

• Capitol Hill • Government Affairs

• Communications/P.R./Media • Campaign/PAC

• Executive Management • International Affairs

• Legal • Administrative • Internship

Updated constantly, the site has jobs ranging from entry-level to CEO, from intern to chief of staff, and everything in between. Republicans, Democrats, and Independents alike all rely on Brad Traverse as their lead resource when they want to move on, up, around, or off Capitol Hill.

Winonline - WIN is Washington’s premier professional, political, and social network dedicated to empowering young, Democratic, pro-choice women. This list is accessible through paid subscription.

Jobwonk - Lists jobs and internships for professionals in the Washington DC area. Some of which are directly related to US foreign policy or Middle East affairs.

Aquilent - Aquilent is a US Government contractor offering a variety of positions in the field of IT. It is the leading provider of Cloud, Web and Mobile solutions shaping the next generation of technology for the federal government in line with the Digital Government Strategy and Cloud First Policy. 

Other regions:

Workintexas - Job listings in Texas.  

Journalism


Journalismjobs - A website expressly for job postings in the field of Journalism.

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