Employment

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Employment at Human Rights Watch means joining a dedicated and diverse staff committed to the protection and preservation of international human rights. Our staff members, all experts in their field, come from over 40 countries around the world and speak over 50 languages.

We strive to provide our employees with productive working conditions and want to help them derive satisfaction and a sense of fulfillment from their jobs. Please see the description of our standard benefits. Human Rights Watch is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate in its hiring practices and, in order to build the strongest possible workforce, actively seeks a diverse applicant pool.

Please Note: Employees are expected to have the required work authorization in their country of assignment, and HRW may offer sponsorship for work authorization and/or cover certain relocation and/or visa costs for certain positions (see position descriptions for more information). However, please note that HRW is neither equipped nor authorized to provide personal tax advice; employees are responsible for obtaining personal tax advice and paying all applicable taxes deriving from their employment with HRW.

Division Position Title Position Status
Program & Advocacy SENIOR RESEARCHER FULL-TIME JOB VACANCY
SENIOR RESEARCHER
Americas Division
(New York or Washington DC Office preferred)
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Program & Advocacy RESEARCHER ON MEXICO

FULL-TIME JOB VACANCY
MEXICO RESEARCHER
Americas Division
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Program & Advocacy DIGITAL ADVOCATE

FULL TIME JOB VACANCY
(New York Office)
Application Deadline: Rolling until filled

Program & Advocacy COLOMBIA RESEARCHER FULL-TIME JOB VACANCY
Americas Division
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Program & Advocacy ANGOLA RESEARCHER

FULL-TIME JOB VACANCY
ANGOLA RESEARCHER
Africa Division
(Johannesburg Office)
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Program & Advocacy CHINA RESEARCHER

FULL-TIME JOB VACANCY
RESEARCHER ON CHINA
Asia Division
(Hong Kong base preferred)
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Program & Advocacy NATALYA ESTEMIROVA FELLOW

FELLOWSHIP OPPORTUNITY
NATALYA ESTEMIROVA FELLOW
Europe and Central Asia Division
(Moscow Office)
Open to Russian Citizens Only
Application Deadline: 1 May 2015

Development & Outreach CONSULTANT

CONSULTANT POSITION AVAILABLE
Fundraising Consultant
Miami
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Development & Outreach CONSULTANT

CONSULTANT POSITION AVAILABLE
Start-Up Consultant
Seoul
Application Deadline: 15 May 2015

Communications VIDEO PRODUCER

FULL-TIME JOB VACANCY
VIDEO PRODUCER
Multimedia Division
(New York Office)
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Communications ARABIC TRANSLATIONS COORDINATOR

FULL-TIME JOB VACANCY
Arabic Translations Coordinator
Middle East and North Africa and Communications Divisions
(Beirut or Amman Office Preferred)
Application Deadline: 6 May 2015

Administrative ASSOCIATE

FULL-TIME JOB VACANCY
ASSOCIATE
Asia Division
(New York Office)
Application Deadline: May 15, 2015

Administrative ASSOCIATE

FULL-TIME JOB VACANCY
ASSOCIATE
Development and Outreach Department
(Chicago Office)
Application Deadline: April 17, 2015

Administrative ASSOCIATE

FULL-TIME JOB VACANCY
ASSOCIATE
Advocacy Division/Refugees’ Rights Program
(Washington, DC Office)
Application Deadline: May 7, 2015