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The National Democratic Institute is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization working to support and strengthen democratic institutions worldwide through citizen participation, openness and accountability in government.

Careers with NDI

Working for democracy

NDI’s staff of approximately 1,200 works with people across the globe to support and strengthen democratic institutions and practices - helping citizens to monitor their elections; training youth and women to take their first political steps; and assisting parliaments, political parties and civic organizations to instill more transparency and accountability in government. If you believe, as we do, in the indispensable role that democracy plays in improving social and economic well-being and safeguarding human rights, consider a career with NDI.

Careers at NDI can take you around the world. With programs in nearly 70 countries and a staff of nearly 100 nationalities, the Institute offers opportunities to grow within the organization, and to learn from the diverse experience of our international staff.

Current Openings

Read about opportunities at the Institute and submit an application.  | Read more »


Information about the Institute’s internships. | Read more »


Submit an application for NDI's consultant pool. | Read more »

Field Offices

Countries where NDI maintains offices. | Read more »


Details about benefit and insurance plans offered with employment. | Read more »

Our Staff

How the Institute's staff is organized. | Read more »

Washington, D.C. Office

Learn about NDI's Washington headquarters | Read more »

DI has a team atmosphere where collaboration between staff and a supportive working environment are always encouraged.

— Jony Ne, Senior Program Officer, NDI Cambodia

Johnny Ne
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