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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 RESEARCHER ON AFGHANISTAN FULL-TIME JOB VACANCY
RESEARCHER ON AFGHANISTAN
Asia Division
(Kabul base preferred)
Open Until Filled
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 SENIOR NATIONAL SECURITY COUNSEL FULL-TIME JOB VACANCY
SENIOR NATIONAL SECURITY COUNSEL
United States Program
(New York or Washington, DC Office preferred)
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Program & Advocacy RESEARCHER ON BRAZIL FULL-TIME JOB VACANCY
RESEARCHER ON BRAZIL
Americas Division
(São Paulo Office)
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Program & Advocacy DEPUTY TRANSLATION COORDINATOR FULL-TIME JOB VACANCY
DEPUTY TRANSLATION COORDINATOR
Middle East and North Africa Division
(Location: TBD)
Application Deadline: September 15, 2014

Program & Advocacy MEDIA ASSOCIATE PART-TIME VACANCY
MEDIA ASSOCIATE
Middle East and North Africa Division
(Location: TBD, preferably Amman or Beirut)
Application Deadline: September 15, 2014
Development & Outreach DIRECTOR OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA FULL-TIME JOB VACANCY
DIRECTOR, NORTHERN CALIFORNIA
Development and Outreach Department
(San Francisco Office)
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Development & Outreach ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA FULL-TIME JOB VACANCY
ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
Development and Outreach Department
(Los Angeles Office)
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Development & Outreach EVENT PLANNER CONSULTANT POSITION AVAILABLE
EVENT PLANNER
Development & Outreach Department
(Paris Office)
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Development & Outreach FUNDRAISING CONSULTANT, SANTA BARBARA CONSULTANT POSITION AVAILABLE:
CONSULTANT, SANTA BARBARA
Development and Outreach Department
(Santa Barbara)
Deadline for applications: August 22, 2014
Operations ASSISTANT FULL-TIME JOB VACANCY
ASSISTANT
Operations / Europe and Central Asia Division
(Bishkek Office)
Deadline for applications: August 31, 2014
Operations ASSOCIATE PART-TIME JOB VACANCY
(24 hours per week)
ASSOCIATE
(administrative – not legal – position)
Operations Department
(Sydney Office)
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Administrative ASSOCIATE FULL-TIME JOB VACANCY
ASSOCIATE
(administrative – not legal – position)
EU Advocacy Division
(Brussels Office)
Application Deadline: 10 September 2014
Administrative ASSOCIATE FULL-TIME JOB VACANCY
ASSOCIATE
(administrative – not legal – position)
Foundations and Program Liaison Office
(New York Office)
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Administrative COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR FULL-TIME JOB VACANCY
COORDINATOR
Communications Division
(Beirut Office)
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Administrative ASSOCIATE FIXED-TERM JOB VACANCY
ASSOCIATE
(administrative – not legal – position)
Development and Outreach Department
(New York Office)
Application Deadline: Open until filled