Internships

10 tips to succeeding at your first job in the field

10 tips to succeeding at your first job in the field

During the last semester of her Master’s degree, Lizzie Falconer spent six months interning at the humanitarian aid and relief NGO Catholic Relief Services in South America. Here, she shares the ten lessons she wished she’d learnt before starting, and recommends to anyone starting a […]

Get that gig: UNICEF Myanmar

Get that gig: UNICEF Myanmar

Wondering how to get started working in the field? Struggling with not enough experience but eager to cut your teeth at a premier international organisation? The “Get that Gig” series explores unadvertised positions at international institutions around the world, with tips from those who’ve already […]

How to become a UNV

How to become a UNV

I thought I’d work in the non-profit sector in Belgium. That’s what I had foreseen. Not working in the Amazon with indigenous communities, nor visiting tiny villages in rural Congo.. This sector is so unpredictable. Maybe they will close a programme, or the NGO will leave the country. You never really know for sure.