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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 RESEARCH ASSISTANT FULL-TIME JOB VACANCY
RESEARCH ASSISTANT
Middle East & North Africa Division
(Sana'a Office)
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Program & Advocacy RESEARCHER FULL-TIME JOB VACANCY
RESEARCHER
LGBT Rights Program
(Berlin or London Office preferred)
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Development & Outreach FUNDRAISING CONSULTANT ONE YEAR CONSULTANT POSITION AVAILABLE
FUNDRAISING CONSULTANT
Development and Outreach Department
(Sydney 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
Operations ASSISTANT FULL-TIME JOB VACANCY
ASSISTANT
Operations / Europe and Central Asia Division
(Bishkek Office)
Deadline for applications: August 17, 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