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

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 get, regardless where I am is how do I get my foot on the door? Or something along those […]

July 9, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
Thoughts on Choosing a Career in International Development

Thoughts on Choosing a Career in International Development

International development is a multi faceted field. A great many talented young (and not so young) people, at least flirt with the possibility of engaging in it professionally. With the exception of a few students that have studied with economists, educators, health care professionals and the like, who have also worked for development agencies, most […]

May 12, 2014 | By | Reply More
Behind the Book: Choosing a Career in International Development

Behind the Book: Choosing a Career in International Development

Why I Decided to Write This Book After several years of teaching and managing programs and institutions in Canada and the US, I worked for many years in various capacities on development initiatives across Africa, Asia and the Middle East. It became obvious to me over that part of my career that most people, in […]

April 7, 2014 | By | 5 Replies More
Interview with Eric – SolidarMed hiring team

Interview with Eric – SolidarMed hiring team

  Eric, can you give a short introduction about SolidarMed? SolidarMed is the Swiss organisation for health in Africa and improves health care for 1.5 million people in Lesotho, Moçambique, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe. SolidarMed strengthens and expands existing medical services sustainably and meaningfully by concentrating on five thematic focal areas: Protecting mothers, children and newborns Combating infectious […]

February 10, 2014 | By | Reply More
List of International Development Job Websites

List of International Development Job Websites

Here is an extensive list of job websites for people looking for a job in International Development. This list was the result of a public question on the Facebook goup International Development Jobs for Young Professionals.   List of websites with International Development jobs Those are the TOP websites: UNjobs: job vacancies in United Nations and International […]

January 27, 2014 | By | 18 Replies More
How to Ensure Your Job Application Stands Out From the Crowd in 2013

How to Ensure Your Job Application Stands Out From the Crowd in 2013

You may well be wondering exactly why preparing a job application should be any different in 2013 than it has been in the past. If this is your general attitude, this could prove to be a major issue for you. The simple fact of the matter is that the job market is set to become […]

January 14, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Developing Skills for International Development work – Part 2

Developing Skills for International Development work – Part 2

Part Two: Beyond the basics International development is a broad field. How can you prepare for a career in such a broad field? Besides gaining the basic skills (see part one), the best way to prepare for your dream development job is to figure out exactly what you want and what you need to become qualified. […]

October 26, 2012 | By | 3 Replies More
Interview with Tess – IHF hiring team

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 Asian Studies. I wanted to work in the region, and was interested […]

October 11, 2012 | By | 5 Replies More
Why is it so difficult to get a job as Aid Worker?

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 ready to go – so why don’t they want to hire you? […]

October 8, 2012 | By | 12 Replies More