Engineering jobs in international development: What you need to know

A U.S. Air Force civil engineer installs electrical outlets ina school being built during a humanitarian assistance mission in the Dominican Republic in 2008. Photo by: Joshua Adam Nuzzo / U.S. Navy

Opportunities for engineers abound in international development as governments and donors continue to build basic infrastructure in developing countries, from roads and bridges to water and communications systems.

Vacancies in engineering include project management and team lead roles that require mid- to senior-level professionals with sector expertise, recent experience and exposure in international work.

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  • Tarra Quismundo

    Tarra Quismundo joined Devex Manila as a staff writer in October 2009 after more than six years of working as a reporter for the Philippine Daily Inquirer, a nationwide daily, for which she covered major breaking news in politics, military, police and international affairs. Tarra's Devex News coverage focuses on key Asian donors and top aid officials around the globe.