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Full-Time Opportunities

Climate Displacement Program Manager

The Climate Displacement Program Manager is responsible for leading RI’s strategy and advocacy to enhance the legal, policy, and operational responses and solutions to displacement and forced migration arising in the context of disasters and climate change. The Climate Displacement Program Manager maintains relationships with key networks and advocacy targets relevant to the portfolio. The Climate Displacement Program Manager also carries out field missions which focus on climate-related displacement and natural disasters.

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.


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.


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