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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 GENEVA ADVOCACY DIRECTOR FULL-TIME JOB VACANCY
GENEVA ADVOCACY DIRECTOR
Advocacy Division
(Geneva Office)
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Program & Advocacy RESEARCHER ON PAKISTAN FULL-TIME JOB VACANCY
RESEARCHER ON PAKISTAN
Asia Division
(Islamabad base preferred)
Application Deadline: Open until filled
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, LEADERSHIP GIFTS FULL-TIME JOB VACANCY
ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, LEADERSHIP GIFTS
Development and Outreach Department
(New York Office)
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Development & Outreach DIRECTOR, CHICAGO AND THE MIDWEST FULL-TIME JOB VACANCY
DIRECTOR, CHICAGO AND THE MIDWEST
Development and Outreach Department
(Chicago Office)
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Development & Outreach CONSULTANT, MARKETING AND OUTREACH CONSULTANT POSITION AVAILABLE
CONSULTANT, MARKETING AND OUTREACH
Film Festival Division
(London Office)
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Communications PRODUCER, DOCUMENTARY VIDEO AND PHOTOGRAPHY FULL-TIME JOB VACANCY
PRODUCER, DOCUMENTARY VIDEO AND PHOTOGRAPHY
Multimedia Division
(New York Office)
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Administrative DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATE FULL-TIME JOB VACANCY
ASSOCIATE
(administrative – not legal – position)
Development and Outreach Department
(Beirut Office)
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Administrative ASSOCIATE FULL-TIME JOB VACANCY
ASSOCIATE
(administrative – not legal – position)
Europe And Central Asia Division
(New York Office)
Application Deadline: Open until filled