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 Allied Programs at UCD ~ Jobs & Internships  ~ Agriculture Organizations & Resources ~
Agricultural/International Development ~ Professional~ Research/Policy~ Food Systems/Justice ~
Other Academic Institutions


Allied Programs at UC Davis

Agricultural Sustainability Institute
Blum Center
D-Lab/Program for International Energy Technologies
HORT-CRSP Innovation Lab
International Programs Office (CAES)
One Health Initiative
Program in International and Community Nutrition
Research and Innovation Fellowship for Agriculture (RIFA)
Russell Ranch
Student Farm


Jobs, Internships & Volunteering

This list includes job posting sites and organizations. Please also see the related organizations page.


Job Boards:

Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab: Jobs with J-PAL and partners, focused on evaluation/impact assessment

American Evaluation Association: Program Evaluation, M&E, etc. job postings

DevEx: International development employment and internship postings, news and resources Jobs, internships and volunteer opportunities

The NonProfit Times: Non-profit job postings

Net Impact: Job posting site for mission-driven enterprises

Opportunity Knocks: Non-profit job postings

Environmental Jobs: Environmentally oriented job postings


Individual Organizations (Job listings unless noted):

ACDI/VOCA: Jobs, consultancies, service learning, Farmer-to-Farmer volunteer positions

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Catholic Relief Services: Jobs, fellowships, internships, Farmer-to-Farmer volunteer positions

Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research: Job postings with CGIAR centers

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

International Food Policy Research Institute

International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

Land O' Lakes International Development: Jobs, Farmer-to-Farmer volunteer opportunities

Lutheran World Relief: Jobs and consultancies

NCBA CLUSA International Development: Jobs with NCBA CLUSA, co-ops, and co-op development entities. Also offers Farmer-to-Farmer volunteer positions

One Acre Fund

Peace Corps


UN Job Finder: Jobs within UN agencies


USDA Foreign Agricultural Service

U.S. State Department Foreign Service Officers

Winrock International: Jobs and consultancies. Also offers Farmer-to-Farmer volunteer positions

World Bank



University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources/Cooperative Extension

University of California, Davis Small Farms Center

Appropriate Technology Transfer for Rural Areas (ATTRA)

Alternative Farming Systems Information Center - National Agriculture Library

California Farmlink

Center for Information on Low External Input Sustainable Agriculture

Farming Solutions

Community Alliance with Family Farmers (CAFF):  Seeks to promote and enhance the viability of local small-scale farmers

California Certified Organic Farmers: Organic certification, education, advocacy

California Rare Fruit Growers

Full Belly Farm: Regional farm, and host of the annual Hoes Down harvest festival.

Occidental Arts and Ecology Center: California-based center for agroecological/permaculture education and practice

Soil Born Farms: Sacramento-based urban farm & agricultural education, founded by IAD alum. Volunteer opportunities.

USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service: Soil and agriculture conservation information, research, education

Web-Agri - farming sites search engine


Agricultural  & International Development Organizations


Catholic Relief Services

American Friends Service Committee

Freedom from Hunger: Global microfinance, based in Davis.

International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

Land O' Lakes International Development

United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)

United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

Winrock International

World Bank 


Professional/Sector-wide Organizations

Association for International Agriculture and Rural Development: Become a student member!

Agricultural Development Foundation

International Development Network

Directory of Development Organizations


Research & Policy Organizations 

Visit our partners at UCD: Agricultural Sustainability Institute & HORT-CRSP Innovation Lab

Bio-Integral Resource Center

CABI -UK USDA Equivalent Database

Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research

Crop Science Society

International Centre for Development Oriented Research in Agriculture

International Institute for Environment and Development

International Institute for Sustainable Development

RTI International


Food Systems, Food Security, Social Justice Organizations

Agriculture, Food and Human Values

Biodevastation 2003

Center for Economic and Social Rights

Center for Indigenous Knowledge for Rural and Agricultural Development

Community Food Security Coalition

The Land Institute

Lifecycles - Canadian Urban Agriculture Organization

Local Initiatives for Biodiversity, Research and Development-Nepal

Neem Foundation

Redefining Progress

Science Development


Academic Institutions

Arkansas - Institute for International Agriculture

Cornell - International Agriculture and Rural Development

Columbia - Center for International Earth Science Information Network

Ecological Agriculture Projects - Canadian Centre for Sustainable Agriculture

Future Generations - International Community Development Organization and Masters Program

Iowa State - Center for Indigenous Knowledge for Rural and Agricultural Development

University of Illinois - College of Agriculture, Consumer, and Environmental Science

Michigan State - Institute of International Agriculture

Mississippi State - Association for International Agriculture and Rural Development

Swiss College of Agriculture - InfoAgrar

Texas A&M - Association for International Agriculture and Rural Development