Job Opportunities For Retirees

In addition to the jobs featured below, the following companies, universities and non-profits offer employment to former and retired Foreign Service personnel:

  • - Self-Help International (SHI) has always been concerned with helping people help themselves; it governs what projects we undertake, where they take place, and what our end goal should be. We have committed to two countries in the world: Ghana, West Africa, and Nicaragua, Central America.
  • - World Learning is a nonprofit organization advancing leadership in more than 60 countries.
  • - USAJOBS is the Federal Government’s official one-stop source for federal jobs and employment information.
  • - IREX is an international nonprofit organization providing thought leadership and innovative programs to promote positive lasting change globally.
  • - FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions.
  • - International Business & Technical Consultants, Inc. (IBTCI), a U.S. small business, supporting and facilitating economic and industrial development.
  • - Crown Agents USA delivers innovative economic development, health services, procurement, food security, and monitoring and evaluation projects as a development partner.
  • - Plan International USA works with partners, donors, and communities to ensure a brighter future for children around the world.
  • - Serves individuals and families in the poorest communities in the world.
  • - For 50 years, URC has sought to combine the idealism of academic research with the pragmatism necessary in the real world.
  • - Pact enables systemic solutions that allow those who are poor and marginalized to earn a dignified living, be healthy, and take part in the benefits that nature provides.
  • - CAMRIS International is an international development and research firm that realizes innovative solutions to health and development challenges through high-quality, cost-effective program and research management services.
  • - International Organization Careers - Short-Term Contracts - Employment opportunities and recruit for specific technical expertise or to fill temporary staffing gaps.

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State Department Jobs

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Nonprofit & Academic Jobs

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Dean of the College of Global Affairs and Public Policy, American University of Iraq, Baghdad

The American University of Iraq Baghdad (AUIB) invites applications for appointment as Dean of the College of Global Affairs and Public Policy, a full-time Faculty position. While the position requires a PhD, that requirement will be waived for a retired Ambassador. Experience in the Middle East and Arabic language skills are desirable, but not required.

Further information about AUIB can be found at Michael McClellan, Director of Communication and Marketing at AUIB, welcomes questions about the position at

Professor of the Practice (Non-Tenure Track), The Boston University Pardee School

The Boston University Pardee School invites applications for appointment as Professor of the Practice of Diplomacy, non-tenure track. The successful candidate will have had a distinguished career in the field of diplomacy, whether in national government or international organizations. Career diplomats with ambassadorial experience or practitioners with equivalent experience and stature are encouraged to apply. We are open to any functional or regional areas of expertise. The professor of the practice will teach courses in diplomatic practice as well as her/his areas of expertise and will also advise and mentor students pursuing professional careers in diplomacy, international organizations, or non-governmental organizations.

For further information, visit or contact Ambassador (ret.) Robert G. Loftis, who has held this position since 2013, at, (617) 353-9390 (o), or (703) 635-0495 (c).

WAE Employment

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USAID-Related Jobs

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Miscellaneous Jobs

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Interested in UN Jobs in Geneva?

Are you interested in global health, humanitarian assistance, labor, or other issues of international importance? Do you speak a second or third language? Maybe you have several years of experience in human resources management, information technology, or law? Do you want to make an impact while at the same time taking up a new career in the multilateral sphere? If so, you might be a great candidate for a position at one of the many United Nations organizations based in Geneva. The U.S. Department of State assists Americans interested in such employment opportunities and makes every effort to promote American representation in these agencies. U.S. Mission Geneva advocates with Human Resources departments on behalf of qualified Americans at Geneva-based UN organizations for entry-, mid-, and senior-level positions. In instances when multiple Americans apply for the same position, the Mission generally advocates for the organization to hire an American without specifying preference. UN organizations in Geneva are seeking to recruit more qualified American applicants! For more information, contact U.S. Mission Geneva at