From MyJobMag – Can you remember how many job vacancies you have applied for? Over 100 I guess. Have you imagined why you have applied for several jobs and attended countless job interviews and you have still not been able to get a job? Continue reading “26 Top Reasons You Are Not Getting Hired”
Allana Akhtar of Insider has summarised 7 developed countries where higher education is free.
From Forbes – Career advancement is not one-size-fits-all. There are different and sometimes surprising paths you can take. A mid-level manager and former student of mine recently landed a new job, which is not only a step up in title but also a wider scope Continue reading “Career Advancement Myths: 10 Mistakes That Keep You From Getting Ahead”
From the Guardian: International students at British universities are to be allowed to stay in the UK for two years after graduating, compared with four months currently. Continue reading “UK work visas for foreign students: all you need to know”
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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”
Within the framework of AU-Korea Cooperation, the Government of the Republic of Korea has made training offers to the AFRICAN UNION through the African Union Commission Department of Human Resources, Science and Technology (HRST). A short-term training course of 2 weeks in ‘Trade Facilitation through Modernization of Administration in Customs’ will be offered from 2nd – 15th September 2018 in Cheonan and Seongnam, South Korea. The Language of Instruction will be in English. The Course Information is attached for more details. Continue reading “African Union-KOREA SHORT TERM TRAINING PROGRAMME 2018 CALL FOR APPLICATIONS”
The European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) will co-organize the “UNESCO-CERN School on Digital Libraries 2018” which will be held in Nairobi, Kenya, from 8 to 12 October 2018 and will be hosted by Nairobi University.
Building Research in Low- and Low-Middle-Income Countries – Creating Connections, Advancing Science.
2018 IPOS Research Training Academy in Hong Kong
Theme: Research Training Academy to Build the Future Generation of Psycho-Oncology Researchers in Low- and Low-Middle-Income Countries
Submit your scholarship application by June 22, 2018 Continue reading “2018 IPOS Research Training Academy in Hong Kong”
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”
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”
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”