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International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Employer Presentation

Employer Event
International Organizations Series
Friday, March 10, 2023, 12:45 pm – 1:30 pm

Are you a highly motivated professional who is passionate about humanitarian work?

The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement is the largest humanitarian network in the world. The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an independent, neutral organization ensuring humanitarian protection and assistance for victims of war and armed violence. It takes action in response to emergencies and promotes respect for international humanitarian law and its implementation in national law.

Join us for an info session and Q&A with ICRC's Talent Attraction Officer, Jamila Akhundova.

Participants are recommended to read the guidelines on how to prepare your application for the ICRC in advance of the event.

During this session you will learn more about: 

  • What it means to work for the ICRC
  • What the ICRC is looking for
  • How you can start your career at the ICRC


Jamila Akhundova is a Geneva-based Talent Attraction Officer at the ICRC, focusing on engaging and attracting talent from Eurasia. She has experience working in Vienna- and Geneva-based international organisations, with a primary focus on partnership building, outreach and digital communications, and research. Together with her team, she works on attracting the best talent to join the ICRC, using a mix of data-driven approaches, such as Direct Sourcing, Talent Engagement, Market Intelligence, Employer Branding, and Outreach.

The roles presented during this event will include opportunities for graduate students, in particular for those studying in Political Sciences, International Relations or a related field

This event will be held on campus in Vienna with the speaker connecting remotely. Please register in advance. You will have an opportunity to indicate if you are not able to attend in person so that we can send you details for joining remotely. 

International Organizations Event Series

This event is part of the International Organizations Event Series. We also invite you to register for:

OSCE Employer Presentation - February 28

Careers in International Organizations – March 2

Careers in EU Affairs - March 3

NATO Parliamentary Assembly Employer Presentation - March 8