in International Development - Resources
Canadian International Development Agency - http://www.acdi-cida.gc.ca/index.htm - CIDA was established in 1968 to administer the bulk of Canada’s official development assistance (ODA) program.
CIDA’s priorities are poverty reduction, democratic governance, private sector development, health, basic education, equality between women and men, and environmental sustainability.
Corps - http://www.peacecorps.gov
- agency of the U.S. federal government that
places volunteers in 72 countries to to do important work such as
bringing clean water to communities, teaching children, as well
as working on areas like HIV/AIDS awareness, information technology,
and business development.
- multi-purpose web site providing a database of over 45,000 nonprofit
and community organizations in 165 countries, as well as listing
of volunteer opportunities and a non-profit career center.
Policy Association - http://www.fpa.org
a job list) -
a non-profit organization dedicated to inspiring the American public
to learn more about the world. Includes a job
International Development Research Center - IDRC
- a Canadian public corporation that works in close collaboration
with researchers from the developing world in their search for the
means to build healthier, more equitable, and more prosperous societies.
and Social Development Policy)
International Monetary Fund -
- an organization of 184 countries, working
to foster global monetary cooperation, secure financial stability,
facilitate international trade, promote high employment and sustainable
economic growth, and reduce poverty.
World Bank Group -
is to fight poverty and improve the living standards of people in
the developing world. It is a development Bank which provides loans,
policy advice, technical assistance and knowledge sharing services
to low and middle income countries to reduce poverty.
United Nations - http://www.un.org/esa
- as set forth in its charter,
The purposes of the United Nations are to maintain international
peace and security; to develop friendly relations among nations;
to cooperate in solving international economic, social, cultural
and humanitarian problems and in promoting respect for human rights
and fundamental freedoms; and to be a centre for harmonizing the
actions of nations in attaining these ends.
World Trade Organization - http://www.wto.org
- global international organization dealing
with the rules of trade between nations.
World Economic Forum - http://www.weforum.org/
- an independent international organization committed to improving
the state of the world by engaging leaders in partnerships to shape
global, regional and industry agendas.
AID - http://www.usaid.gov/careers
- USAID is an independent federal government
agency that receives overall foreign policy guidance from the Secretary
of State. Their work supports long-term and equitable economic growth
and advances U.S. foreign policy objectives by supporting:
- economic growth, agriculture and trade;
- global health; and,
- democracy, conflict prevention and humanitarian
associated with the UN - http://www.ngo.org/links/index.htm
Directory 3000+ nonprofits worldwide
NGO Cafe - http://www.gdrc.org/ngo
- including a page
with definitions of an NGO http://www.gdrc.org/ngo/ncafe-ph.html
Database of NGOs - http://www.uia.org/extlinks/pub.php
database of NGOs - http://www.sover.net/~paulven/ngo.html
World Guide to Humanitarian and Development Volunteering - http://www.worldvolunteers.org
Development Executives Group
- (online job search resource, free but requires establishing membership)
Development & Non-Profit Career Web Sites
Development & Environmental Jobs and Consultancies - http://www.devnetjobs.org/
Jobs Center - http://www.internationaljobs.org/
- source of international jobs for professionals, including international
United - http://www.careersunited.org/
- job site for careers in international development
Career Network - http://www.nonprofitcareer.com/
- web site that aims to be a complete, on-stop resource center for
non-profit organizations, individual seeking job opportunities in
a non-profit organization, and people who want to volunteer.
Sections include non-profit job resource center; directory of non-profit
organizations; job fairs, conferences, workshops, and conventions;
directory of professional services; and volunteer section.
Careers.Org - http://www.snpo.org/nonprofitcareers/
- career site created by the Society
for Nonprofit Organizations in the hopes of providing nonprofit
organizations with a low cost alternative for finding employees,
board members, and volunteers.
Non-Profit Connection - http://mnc.nonprofitoffice.com/
- aims to provide a variety of services that help to bring MBA skills
and energy to the nonprofit sector while bringing exciting new job
opportunities to the business school community. Job posting
and career advising service for MBA's interested in working in the
Profile on Non-Profit Careers - http://change.monster.com/archives/non_profits/
- the U.S. national database of non-profit organizations
Non-Profit Times -
business publication for non-profit management
in Non-Profit - http://fisher.osu.edu/fin/nonprofit.htm
- Guide from Ohio State University to the functions typically part
of and the skills required for careers in non-profit organizations.
Foundation Center - http://www.foundationcenter.org/
- Site for the independent nonprofit information clearinghouse thatincludes
information on non-profit foundations throughout the US, as well
as research resources and guides to grant seeking/writing.
The Internet Nonprofit Center - http://www.nonprofits.org/
- publishes the Nonprofit
FAQ , a resource of information provided by partcipants in many
online discussions about nonprofits and their work.
of Congress Country Studies - http://lcweb2.loc.gov/frd/cs
- Lesser known
country information divided by chapter and other subheadings, including
transportation, cultural identity, geography, and health concerns.
Salary Calculator - http://www.homefair.com/homefair/calc/intsalcalc.html?cid=homefair
international sites to compare the cost of living in different cities
around the world.