Working abroad

UN Internship in the Middle East

UN Internship in the Middle East

UN is hiring ASAP for its office in Jordan. Doing an UN internship is one of the best ways to learn how it works, and get invited to P-3 jobs.

PAID UN internship in Geneva, Switzerland

PAID UN internship in Geneva, Switzerland

The UN is hiring an intern in Geneva. It’s a PAID internship beginning ASAP (August 2019), and gives you some money for your travel costs.

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 […]

Fantastic networking opportunity at the UN – apply today!

Fantastic networking opportunity at the UN – apply today!

Here’s an opportunity to see how the UN works, on the inside, without spending six long months doing an unpaid internship there, AND it’s a chance to meet some of the people employed by UN agencies around the world. You should apply if you’ve got […]

Apply These 5 Secret Techniques to improve your chances at an international humanitarian organisation

Apply These 5 Secret Techniques to improve your chances at an international humanitarian organisation

And while the advertised positions might require several years of experience in the field, “don’t let that stop you,” says Rasmus Dahlbom Nielsen, Program Development and Quality Advisor at Mercy Corps.

“You might end up being the exactly the right person for the job,” said Lauren. “Just because you have a degree in art, or a background in chemistry doesn’t mean you shouldn’t apply. A different perspective is extremely valuable.”

How to build a network of like-minded people

How to build a network of like-minded people

Back when I’d first moved to Bonn, I was pretty sure I was going to become a photographer. So I bought a DSLR, made my family pose for hundreds of photographs, and spent hours playing around on LightRoom, trying in vain to become a pro […]