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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.

  • Senior Research Associate: You have more than 6 years of relevant work or educational experience, often including a Master's degree or Ph.D.
  • Senior Researcher: You have over a decade of relevant work experience, often involving both a Ph.D and a few years of work experience, or a Master's degree and many years of work experience.


We're hiring a Philanthropy Advisor to join our 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.