On the ground creating impact

In an increasingly complex and changing world, a peaceful and engaged Asia matters. We are an international NGO working on Asia’s most critical issues—in country and regionally.

Headquartered in San Francisco, The Asia Foundation works through a network of offices in 18 Asian countries and in Washington, D.C. Learn more about us and our work.

Catalyzing change through local knowledge and networks

Internationally recognized for our commitment to the region’s development, we bring together local individuals, communities, and governments who are shaping Asia’s future.
Nurture Leadership | Inform Public Policy | Expand Access to Information | Support Regional Collaboration | Forge Strategic Partnerships | Advance Gender Equality | Leverage New Technologies | Build Institutions

CURRENT POSITIONS

Learn about open positions via Regular Employment, Independent Contractor/Consultant, and the Douglas K. Bereuter Program for Junior Associates in Asian Affairs internship program.

Questions about careers at The Asia Foundation? Contact Human Resources at opportunities@asiafoundation.org

Our core values continue to define our work in the 21st century.

We remain committed to equality, particularly for women and other marginalized populations.

The Asia Foundation is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. See our Code of Business Ethics and Ethical Conduct; Gender Equality policy; and Child protection policy.

San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance:
The Asia Foundation will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement:
The Asia Foundation will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.  However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.