The AidBoard Blog

Preparing for Aid Work

Ready to work in international aid? Working abroad can be a challenge, particularly when your work can take you to parts of the world troubled by natural disasters or violence. It is important to ensure that you are prepared for your new lifestyle before you travel so that you can devote your time in the field to achieving your goals for development.

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Master of Law & International Development (MLawIntDev)

New masters degree at Sydney Law School From March 2013, Sydney Law School will deliver its new, specialist masters degree, the Master of Law & International Development (MLawIntDev). This comprehensive coursework qualification gives you the opportunity to examine how...

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Interview with Tess – IHF hiring team

This interesting interview gives a glance into how the hiring process of a volunteering based organization works. Tess, tell us a little about your background – how did you get into International Development? I studied a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Indonesian and...

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Why is it so difficult to get a job as Aid Worker?

  Why it is so hard to get your first job overseas? It's difficult to understand at first: there is a huge amount of need, aid organizations are always stretched (and usually recruiting), you are bright, educated, enthusiastic, have low salary expectations, and are...

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7 steps to land your first job in International Development

Whether you are a recent graduate or are changing career, this no-nonsense step-by-step guide should get you on your way to securing that elusive first job in international development.   Research the job opportunities and market An obvious starting point is to find...

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The New AidBlog is here!

The new AidBoard Blog is here! We’re in a mission to help you landing your next job in International Development. Our blog will contain great info for job seekers, written by real subject experts! The first article is a great contribution from Brendan Rigby: Do you...

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