Tagged: careers in international development

Development consultancies 0

Development consultancies

For many consultancies significant work experience is required.  Larger ones such as Crown Agents are worth looking at even if you have minimal experience. Adam Smith International – Advisory Adam Smith International is a...

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Should I just show up?

Lately, I’ve been getting a lot of requests for advice if people should just move to a country they would like to work in. Being perfectly honest, there is no definite response to this…...

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Goal-setting exercises

Why am I doing this? What is the relevance of goal-setting for my future career in International Development?The answer to this is: everything! You have to create milestones to know if you are stepping...

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How to be better at your job search?

How to be better at your job search? For what you have been telling me in the last couple of weeks, one you the biggest issues you seem to be facing is having difficulties...

How to get a job in development (Oxfam edition) 0

How to get a job in development (Oxfam edition)

Oxfam’s From Poverty to Power usually doesn’t share that much on the career aspects of the job, but this is one of those stellar moments. So here is the post, originally posted at http://oxfamblogs.org/fp2p/how-to-get-a-job-in-development-an-fp2p-guide/ by Duncan Green....

A guide on entry-level access schemes: the good, the bad and the ugly 2

A guide on entry-level access schemes: the good, the bad and the ugly

I work with development for 9 years. I give lectures about defining yourself as a development professional. I even wrote a book about how to get a job in international development. The number one question I...

How to break into international development 0

How to break into international development

One more in a series of great advice on how to work on development. A master’s in development isn’t going to guarantee you the top jobs, understanding the specific area you want to work...