A Passionate Pursuit

Research for development can make a difference with the right kind of support.
 It needs to be encouraged and championed by people who truly believe that innovation and knowledge can solve some of the most critical challenges of the developing world. It needs passionate people to help researchers be heard by decision-makers.
Research needs the support of people like you.
From program officers working directly with local researchers to administration professionals ensuring we can act as efficiently as possible, IDRC is dedicated to improving the lives of people in developing countries. With a team of inspired minds, we work together to support the research that will lead to practical solutions to the problems facing the developing world today.
Join the team and discover how you can contribute to that research and what IDRC can do for you.

An Inspiring Team

What happens when you bring together a diverse group of inquisitive minds looking at improving the conditions of people in developing countries? Find out here.


The Benefits to You

We offer more than just rewarding jobs. Explore the kind of benefits that fit your ambition here.

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Student Opportunities

We offer students the chance to learn and grow by working closely with experienced professionals. Visit our student opportunities regularly as we might have something for you.


Research Award Opportunities

As champions of innovative research, we offer a number of research awards that provide unique opportunities to enhance research skills and gain a fresh perspective on crucial development issues.

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IDRC funds researchers in the developing world so they can build healthier, more prosperous societies
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