Working abroad

Summer Beauty Products

Summer Beauty Products

Thrilled to feature illustrations by Kristen Palana on this blog. She’s an artist, educator, and author, originally from the USA and has just moved to Lilongwe, Malawi, with her husband and sons. Welcome, Kristen ! P.S. Living and working in Africa and building a career […]

How early should you be to an interview?

How early should you be to an interview?

The rainiest day this month, Jennifer and I sit in her kitchen, chatting about her upcoming Skype interview; the clock reads half past one.

“It’s at four this afternoon,” she says, raising her coffee mug to her lips. “I’ve got time to prepare.”

“Let’s start now,” I say, pushing back my chair.

We sit down at her desk, planning to go over the questions and her responses, and something feels not quite right…

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 […]