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Jobs at GiveWell

If you are interested in applying to work at GiveWell, follow the instructions for the respective positions below. GiveWell is located in Oakland, California, in the San Francisco Bay Area.

See here for our diversity statement.

Full-time positions


We're hiring researchers at varying levels of seniority. The application process is the same in all cases. Details on our jobs page for researchers.

  • Research Analyst: you are early in your career (either joining immediately after completing your undergraduate studies or in the first 3 years of your career) or your experience so far is not directly relevant.
  • Senior Research Analyst: you have some relevant work experience.
  • Senior Fellow: you have a relevant advanced degree, such as a Ph.D in economics.

Content Editors

We're hiring Content Editors to support our research team.


We're hiring a Head of People to join our operations team.

Other information

If you believe you can help us, but don't fit one of the roles listed here, note that we are open to considering applications from exceptional candidates. If you feel that you have outstanding qualifications, please email with a resume, cover letter, and demonstration of what you would contribute to our work.

As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, GiveWell is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, disability, age, religion, or any other legally protected status. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, we encourage you to contact us at

Please note that GiveWell has experienced several cases of others pretending to represent GiveWell and offering employment. For more information, please see this page.