Landing an international internship takes initiative—but in a global economy, the payoff is huge.
Daily reports, long speeches and lunchtime naps? Getting to know Chinese culture as an employee is a whole new learning curve.
The verdict is in: some level of post-secondary education is key to getting hired... but there is more to it than that.
Exploring career options, building an international network, contacting potential employers, informational interviews and the important art of pitching yourself.
Employment in international development is not restricted to NGOs and governments, but includes the private sector and social enterprises.
Make no mistake: international development and humanitarian aid are among the most competitive sectors out there for people at an entry level.
Careers for Globetrotters: Meet Diane Tisdall, Resource Manager for World Vision in Mondolia
My biology degree taught me to work with wildlife; the local community taught me to work with people.
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