Jobs at ICFJ

Thank you for your interest in the International Center for Journalists.

ICFJ is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to promoting a diverse and international workplace. We offer a competitive benefits package, which includes health and dental plans, partial tuition reimbursement, and generous annual leave.

Through the Whayne Dillehay Internship Program and Andrew Guthrie Internship Fund, ICFJ has been able to expand our internship program - a key training ground for the organization. Nearly one-third of ICFJ staffers began their careers as interns and many now assume important leadership roles.

Are you an expert in audience engagement or data journalism? Do you teach how to use innovative tools to enhance news coverage? Have you worked on an award-winning investigation? At ICFJ, we run as many as 70 programs annually, and we are always expanding our network of trainers, speakers and mentors. If you are interested in sharing your expertise with our program participants, please fill out this form.


Open Positions

ICFJ is seeking a contract-based security specialist for its “Asia Investigative Reporting Network” (AIR Network) program for investigative journalists in Southeast Asia.  Please complete this application by February 29, 2024. Contact Ian Yee at with any questions.

The Budget and Compliance Officer plays a pivotal role in ensuring that ICFJ’s highly regarded, global programs achieve maximum impact. Leveraging a deep and nuanced understanding of federal grant requirements and regulations, the Officer will monitor and oversee compliance with state, federal and private grant requirements, as well as internal policies, while safeguarding the integrity of our financial operations. Collaborating closely with finance, program, and development teams, the Officer will provide strategic guidance on budget development for proposals, expenditure tracking, and compliance matters. The successful candidate will have a strong background in financial management, exceptional analytical skills, and a passion for promoting transparency and accountability within the organization. 

If you are driven by the opportunity to support impactful journalism initiatives on a global scale while ensuring fiscal responsibility and compliance, we encourage you to apply and become an integral part of our team.


The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) seeks a paid intern for our programs department. The internship is a great opportunity to build foundational experience in how international programs are run by coordinating various selection processes, maintaining databases, conducting due diligence, tracking expenses, monitoring and evaluating projects, communicating impact through the web and social media, researching media innovation for project development and other administrative tasks.