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FPA: Landing a Job in International Development
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From multilateral actors to non-governmental organizations, careers in international development offer excitement and the chance to work toward the greater good.

4/22/2013
When: 4/22/2013
6:30 PM
Where: American University - Abramson Family Founders Room, SIS Building
4400 Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington, District of Columbia  20016
United States
Contact: Foreign Policy Association

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In this course, you will learn:

  • How much can you expect to earn
  • What organizations are hiring today
  • Who is being hired and what skills do they have
  • What training programs or internships can give you an edge
  • Who should you be networking with and where
  • Tips for polishing your resume, cover letter, and application
  • What to expect once you're in


All attendees receive:

• The FPA Landing a Job in International Development Tool Book

• Enrollment in the Foreign Policy Association Global Jobs email alerts

• Light food and drink during a networking/Q&A session

• Complementary six-month subscription to Foreign Affairs Magazine


Who should attend?

• Undergraduate or graduate students considering a career in international development

• Young professionals breaking into a career in international development

• Mid-career professionals transitioning to a career in international development



SPEAKERS:

INSTRUCTOR

Kate Warren
Kate Warren

Director of Global Recruitment, Devex

With nearly a decade of international recruitment experience, Kate Warren is the Director of Global Recruitment Services at Devex- the leading provider of recruiting services to the international development community. She works with the human resources departments of the major donor agencies (like World Bank, United Nations, USAID), NGOs and consulting firms that make development happen. Prior to joining Devex, Kate was a recruitment officer for International Relief and Development- an NGO working in over 40 countries- and a deputy program manager and international recruiter for Checchi and Company, Consulting Inc- a USAID consulting firm focused on institutional reform in developing and post-conflict countries. She previously recruited interpreters in more than 300 languages for US immigration courts and international conferences.

With a pulse on hiring trends across the industry, and insider-knowledge on what it takes to break in, Ms. Warren is able to provide the practical information you need to get started or to advance your career in international development.

Ms. Warren holds a bachelor's in Latin American studies from the University of Texas in Austin. She has lived in Argentina, Costa Rica and Mexico and speaks Spanish. She is a frequent speaker at seminars and contributor to articles on careers in international development.

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