Tagged: international development

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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...

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How to deal with job searching anxiety?

How to deal with job searching anxiety? One of the issue most – just because I don’t want to say EVERY – job-seekers have is to deal with the recruitment process waiting game. It’s...

Borgen Magazine: Q&A with Natasha Leite 0

Borgen Magazine: Q&A with Natasha Leite

SEATTLE — Natasha Leite has nine years of experience working as a governance expert in Latin America, the Caribbean, Africa and Asia. She has recently written a book on development work called “Doing What...

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...

Ask me anything (part 2) 0

Ask me anything (part 2)

I stopped at Reddit recently and let them ask me a bunch of questions. I had posted this previously, but it looked funky so I decided to repost it in parts… So, you can better...

Seven Tips For Becoming An International Aid Worker 0

Seven Tips For Becoming An International Aid Worker

Posted at Forbes: http://www.forbes.com/sites/alexandratalty/2013/10/10/millenial-thursdays-the-down-and-dirty-of-international-aid-work/ by Alexandra Talty   Four months in Myanmar, three months in Yemen and then five months in Turkey. While most of these destinations sound like many people’s worst nightmare, there is a certain...

Can graduate school help you land a job in international development? 0

Can graduate school help you land a job in international development?

Graduate school can offer the space and time to explore issues you’re interested in, gain new skills, and reflect on how you want to put these skills to use once you graduate. But are...