Work in the field

We regularly recruit medical and non-medical staff for our field projects

At times, DWB charters planes for the gravest cases at Bangui's pediatric hospital in Bria, where malnutrition and malaria represent the majority of illnesses.
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Welcome to Doctors Without Borders / Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF-USA). Here you will find information on how to become a field worker for MSF-USA including essential requirements, compensation and benefits, life in the field and how to apply. Please be sure to read all of the pages below before submitting your application. Please allow 30-60 minutes of time to read through all the information. For the application itself (How to Apply) you should allow another 60-120 minutes to complete and submit. If you have any questions please feel free to email We look forward to receiving your application.

MSF staff speaking with armed men at a check point

Essential requirements

We have recently updated our requirements. Please read carefully to learn what we're looking for in field staff before you submit an application

MSF-USA is committed to the principles of equity, inclusion, and respect of diversity. As core principles inextricably linked to our success; equity, inclusion, and respect of diversity allow us to carry out our social mission and serve our patients.

MSF Field HR fosters diversity by embracing people of all races, ethnicities, national origins, genders, ages, religions, abilities, sexual orientations, and socioeconomic status.

The MSF-USA Field HR Recruitment Strategy reflects MSF-USA’s strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion to ensure a highly skilled and culturally responsive workforce.

Further read the MSF-USA statement on our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion