Do you believe that the internet is a vital platform for social, economic and political development in Africa? Are you a current or potential leader in internet governance forums and debates in Africa? Does your current work or study involve internet or ICT policy and regulation? Do you want to deepen your understanding of the “multistakeholder” approach to internet-related policy making? Continue reading “Call for applications for the 7th African School on Internet Governance (AfriSIG)”
This story was originally published by Human Rights Careers and is a story of Geneviève LaSalle , who grew up in a small town in France. We met in Bogota, Colombia where she was an intern at the UNHCR. Shortly after, she left Bogota to return to France to complete her Master’s degree. She now works as a UNHCR Associate Protection Officer in the Great Lakes Region. Here, she shares the story of her path to employment at the UNHCR, and advice for anyone looking to join the world’s premier refugee humanitarian agency. Continue reading “How To Get A Job At The United Nations (UN)”
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It has been determined that paying for a child’s college education represents a big threat to retirement for parents today. That is especially true if their efforts of setting money aside for college expenses fall short, which is the case for many families. The good news is that financial aid through federal and school grants is more widely available than ever, making it possible for many students in need of college funds to attend a postsecondary school. Continue reading “Everything You Need To Know About Winning Scholarships”
The State Department Web site for the 2020 Diversity Visa Program (DV-2020) is now open. The entry submission period for DV-2020 is from 12:00PM EDT (GMT -4) on October 3, 2018 to 12:00PM EST (GMT -5) on November 6, 2018. The entry form will only be available for submission during this period and this period only. Entries will NOT be accepted through the U.S. Postal Service. Continue reading “Live and Work in the USA: the American Electronic Diversity Visa Lottery is Now Open”
South African graduates are invited by the Embassy of France to apply to their competitive Masters and Doctorate scholarship program. Applications from all academic disciplines, especially science and technology, will be considered for the academic year starting in September 2018. Continue reading “French Embassy Master and PhD Scholarship Program – South Africans Only”
I met them at career fairs, online job application, our job searching training workshop, walk-ins, write-ins, etc. Continue reading “9 Traits That Will Make You Unemployable”
The African Union Commission, with the support of the European Union, has launched the 2018 Open Call for Proposals of the 2nd Phase of the African Union Research Grant on February 23, 2018. Continue reading “African Union Research Grants II Open Call for Proposals 2018 Edition – for AU and EU Nationals”
The Nikon International Small World Competition first began in 1975 as a means to recognize and applaud the efforts of those involved with photography through the light microscope. Since then, Small World has become a leading showcase for photomicrographers from the widest array of scientific disciplines. Continue reading “Nikon Small World Contest – Recognizing Excellence in Photography through the Microscope”
This 16 minutes video provides Some tips and bits of advice on PhD Interviews.
A long time ago, when I was applying for jobs as an entry level candidate, I would look through every single good jobs listing site (see devex.com, devnetjobs.org, reliefweb.int, or idealist.org). I would open almost every single job ad and go straight to the requirements section, hoping to find jobs that required little to no experience. Continue reading “Why networking helps you get a job faster”
The University of Bologna, Italy has up to 423 PhD positions most of which are funded. In each of the listed categories below are multiple positions. Click on each category for details and to apply on the university website. Continue reading “423 PhD Positions (funded) at the University of Bologna, Italy”
UNITAR offers courses that run throughout the year or several times a year that are free-of-charge and open to the public. For more information about courses offered, please see below. Continue reading “United Nations Free and Open Courses “
What are the SEED Awards?
The SEED Awards for Entrepreneurship in Sustainable Development is an annual awards scheme designed to find the most promising, innovative and locally led start-up eco-inclusive enterprises in countries with developing and emerging economies. The independent SEED International Jury of experts selects enterprises which have the potential to make real improvements in poverty eradication and environmental sustainability while contributing to a greener economy. Continue reading “2018 SEED Low Carbon Awards”