Welcome to the International Relations & NGOs Community!
- The following sampling of tools and resources should be combined with your own research. We suggest you use targeted keyword searches to find representative employers and opportunities, explore professional associations, join LinkedIN groups, and browse additional job board postings. Remember to also search LinkedIn and MyPenn (formerly QuakerNet) to connect with Penn alumni in fields related to your interests. Additionally, the sample jobs and employers are only a small selection of what’s posted in Handshake – log in to see much more!
We also suggest using the Career Exploration section of our website for more information or researching by major.
Explore Careers in International Affairs & Development
International Relations, Affairs and NGOs covers many different career paths both domestically and abroad. Check out Vault Guides to learn more about the industry. You may also wish to visit our Non-Profit community.
Networking is simply talking and building relationships with professionals in careers that interest you to help you learn what it’s like to work in a particular role, field, or industry. In addition to MyPenn (formerly QuakerNet) and LinkedIN, there are also a variety of other professional associations that you may find of interest. Read more about how to make connections.
Search & Apply
While not all jobs in the arts are posted through traditional job boards, Handshake is still a great place to start looking! Many NGO, international affairs and development jobs are posted regularly, the most recent of which are featured at the bottom of this page. There are also industry-specific job boards.