Jobs and Internships

Regional Coordinator for Asia

The Coalition is seeking a Regional Coordinator for Asia to work with our Director and serve as part of the International Secretariat. The Regional Coordinator for Asia will serve as the primary contact and Secretariat representative for the region. The Coordinator will be responsible for member outreach, coordination, and advocacy campaigns to change international development processes and advance human rights in the region. Please see the job ad here.

Unpaid remote internship

We accept applications for unpaid, remote internships on a rolling basis, to support the work of the Defenders in Development campaign. The Coalition actively seeks applicants with diverse backgrounds. To apply, please send a cover letter and resume in English to, with in copy and “Defenders in Development - Internship” as subject line.

We particularly welcome students enrolled in investigative journalism programs/courses or recent graduates, who would be interested in learning more about financial research and how to uncover the links between projects funded by development banks and human rights violations connected to these projects. Check out here to find out more about the unpaid internship programme for journalism students.