Open positions

International Program and Media Development Fellow

FSD’s International Program and Media Development Fellowship is a 12-week program for current graduate students or professionals with equivalent experience in international development, global philanthropy, or a related field with a background in marketing/media. The program affords Fellows an opportunity to work overseas at one or two of FSD’s field sites to work on our community partner engagement initiatives.

To view the full position description and application instructions, click here.

International Program Coordinator - Multiple Locations

Contracts from April 15 - October 15, 2016 (6 months): Argentina & India

The International Program Coordinator (IPC), under the supervision of the Program Director (PD) of the country program Site Team and with guidance from the International Programs Officer (IPO) and Team (IPT) members in the San Francisco Office (SFO), provides necessary support to ensure the development of FSD volunteers, support to host organizations and host families and support to FSD’s Programs.

This is considered a volunteer position. The selected candidates will be provided with a cost of living stipend, international round trip airfare, essential immunization and visa expenses, and traveler's health coverage.


  • Education: A university degree in International Development, International/Regional
    Studies, Business or related field.
  • Prior Experience: Minimum of 6 months working internationally, or within a
    development organization or similar experience. Experience in a leadership position.
  • Language Proficiency: Spoken and written fluency in Spanish and English for sites in
    Latin America; Spoken and written fluency in English for Africa & Asia.
  • Knowledge: Good working knowledge of sustainable development and the host country’s
    culture/history/current events

To open the full position description, click here. To apply, send a resume and cover letter as separate PDFs to Applications for positions in Latin America should be submitted in Spanish. Please include "International Program Coordinator - [location]" in the subject line of your email.

Other Ways to Get In the Door

Please note that paid positions with FSD are extremely competitive and we receive far more applications for each position than we can feasibly interview. Whenever possible, we prefer to promote from within, thus many current members of our team are exceptionally talented former interns and volunteers. If you do not possess the minimum qualifications for a current opening, or if you apply and are not contacted, we strongly encourage you to consider joining FSD's Intern and Volunteer programs. These programs commonly serve as a catalyst for paid positions with FSD and other like-minded International Development institutions.

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