Work in the field

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

Essential information on how to become a field worker for MSF-USA

Please be sure to read all of the pages below before submitting your application. After reviewing all recruitment information, candidates can start an application hereIf you have any questions please feel free to email field.hr@newyork.msf.org. We look forward to receiving your application.

MSF does not accept applications to work in specific programs or emergency contexts. Often in acute emergency responses, gaps are left in other programs or contexts. If you are interested in joining the general pool of field staff and are open to being placed in any of MSF's project settings, please see below and review the criteria for your Specific Role.

Essential requirements

To work in the field with Doctors Without Borders, every applicant must meet these essential requirements.

Find a role

Explore the humanitarian jobs available with MSF, and learn what it's like to have a career delivering medical aid where it's needed most.

Opportunities & benefits

How we compensate our medical and non-medical field staff.

Life in the field

What's it really like to live and work in one of our projects?

How to apply

Interested in applying? Follow the steps on this page.

FAQ: Recruitment

Find answers to common questions about our recruitment process.

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.