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Humanitarian Careers

Are you interested in pursuing a career in humanitarian aid? There are a range of positions available in the field, including medical and health workers, engineers, project management and communications roles.

Though many of these jobs require specific training and experience, there are common prerequisites for most of them: speaking multiple languages, having excellent interpersonal and communication skills, being adaptable to cross-cultural environments, and experience, experience, experience — in the field, with other organizations, and in your own community.

The following interactive chart will give you a glimpse into a few of the career options available, and the training and backgrounds that they require. This is just a small sampling of the range of jobs out there — you can search for many more at ReliefWeb’s Vacancies page.

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