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 looking to add to its global staff team by hiring a Program Assistant to be part of the Programs team.

The Program Assistant is responsible for supporting and assisting the senior program staff as needed, including administrative, financial, program planning and logistics activities, and acting as a full and active member of the program team to ensure that ICFJ maintains the highest standard of quality and efficiency in all of its projects.

ICFJ is seeking a part-time monitoring and evaluation specialist (both individuals and companies are encouraged to apply) for its “In the Name of Religion” religious freedom reporting program in Nigeria.   

The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ), a nonprofit organization based in Washington, D.C., is seeking a consultant or team of consultants to develop a toolkit in English and Spanish of expert resources on elections reporting for its IJNet English and Spanish sites.

ICFJ is looking for a media and organizational leadership consultant to work with one of our partners in Mexico. The consultancy will focus on how to develop a sustainable business model, building a solid team, and strengthening the interaction with a community of more than 200 journalists.


The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) seeks a paid intern for our programs department. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. 

The internship is a great opportunity to build foundational experience in running international programs. Core tasks could include coordinating travel logistics, maintaining databases, conducting due diligence, tracking finances, monitoring