Category: Support & Guidance

Call for NGOs to apply for ECOSOC Consultative Status with the United Nations

 

1 June 2018 is the last day for Non-Governmental Organizations to apply for consultative status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), in order to have an opportunity to take part in UN deliberations. ECOSOC consultative status is governed by ECOSOC resolution 1996/31, which outlines the eligibility requirements for consultative status, Continue reading “Call for NGOs to apply for ECOSOC Consultative Status with the United Nations”

Why networking helps you get a job faster

Networking

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.comdevnetjobs.orgreliefweb.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”

How to Choose a University (Instead of Looking at Rankings)

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How to Get a Job in International Development

Introduction

International development is an amazing field. It gathers some of the smartest, most diverse workers, people willing to move to far-flung corners of the world to alleviate poverty. Working in this field is my life – I believe in what we do and want to see the best people work to achieve our goals. Continue reading “How to Get a Job in International Development”