Posted: Tuesday the 16th March 2010 at 18:41
International Development Film Night and Q&A: Getting into International Development - 23rd March
Getting Into International Development
International Development is a growing sector that employs a wide range of people around the globe. This one day introductory course will set out clearly how the sector is structured, the different entry roles available and the combination of qualifications, skills and experience needed to get into international development.
Meet and network with NGO's and education providers such as VSO, SOAS, AMREF, The Civil Service Fast Stream, RedR, Action for Social Advancement and many others.
Learn how the development sector is structured and find about the wide variety of available jobs.
Gain structured information about first steps into the sector - learn about internships, graduate programmes and short courses.
Participate in a lunch time careers fair and network with education providers and NGO's.
Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST)
The Microfinance Association
University of East Anglia
The Civil Service Fast Stream
Advocates for International Development (A4ID)
Action for Social Advancement
University of Manchester
Christian Aid - newly confirmed
Raleigh Global Ambassadors
World Service Enquiry
Red Cross UK
World Development Movement
University of Bradford
Action Against Hunger
The day is scheduled to run from 9.00am (registration period 9.00am – 10.00am) and finish at 4.00pm.
Last years attendees said:
I attended your 'Getting into International Development' conference earlier this year; it was very informative and offered good practical advice to those of us trying to get a foot on the ladder – Reza Majid, British Council
A really enjoyable, interesting course which was thoroughly informative and useful. Thank you!
It was very informative and encouraging. I feel invigorated to start my search again! I was feeling a bit dejected!
Join, contribute and learn about International Development by visiting the Facebook page at www.careers.lon.ac.uk/facebook/dev You will receive full support from the moment you sign up and the opportunity to learn more about the course, talk to the organisers and network with other participants.
The course will be held at Beveridge Hall, Senate House, South Block, University of London, Malet Street, London, WC1E 7HU.