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Full-Time Opportunities

Senior Advocate, Middle East

The senior advocate for the Middle East takes the lead role in advancing RI’s work on the refugee, displacement, and other humanitarian crises in the region. The senior advocate will maintain relationships with key networks and advocacy targets relevant to these regional crises. The senior advocate will also carry out field missions which focus on the specific humanitarian and protection needs in the region.

Director of Strategic Partnerships

The Director of Strategic Partnerships is a new leadership position designed to help RI increase and strengthen outcomes through the identification and engagement of new individual and institutional supporters and coalitions in the states around the country – and beyond Washington, DC. The Director will collaborate with the RI program and policy team, communications, and development to create strategic partnerships in select markets at the local, national, and even global levels, and to inspire policy advocacy and action in support of refugees and internally displaced persons.

Director of Communications

The Director of Communications reports to the President and is responsible for designing and implementing RI’s strategic communications plan. This is a unique opportunity to work with a talented and passionate team on an issue of international and historical significance. The Director will work across the organization to further RI’s advocacy and fundraising goals, increase RI’s visibility, amplify RI’s impact, and promote RI’s brand.


Internships

Interns are essential to the work of Refugees International. We strive to provide interns with an environment that encourages their professional development, offers networking opportunities, and increases their understanding of humanitarian issues worldwide.

Refugees International accepts a limited number of applicants for unpaid internships throughout the year. Interns should be willing to commit a minimum of 15 hours per week for 10 weeks to the internship and be able to work at the Refugees International office in Washington, DC.


Fellowships

Learn more about our resident and non-resident fellows program.