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The Resource Working in international development and humanitarian assistance : a career guide, Maïa Gedde

Working in international development and humanitarian assistance : a career guide, Maïa Gedde

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Working in international development and humanitarian assistance : a career guide
Title
Working in international development and humanitarian assistance
Title remainder
a career guide
Statement of responsibility
Maïa Gedde
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This is an indispensable career guide for everyone wanting to work in or already working in the international development and humanitarian emergencies sector. It provides a general introduction and insight into the sector, for those exploring it as a potential career, and offers students up-to-date advice when choosing a course, whether it’s at undergraduate or postgraduate level. Should they study International Development, or will Public Health, Environmental studies or Media get them closer to where they want to get? This book offers graduates or career changers who are new to the sector an understanding of what skills and experience will make them stand out above the competition and get that job. It enables those already working in the sector to gain a long term view of where they want to go and how they might structure their professional development to gain the skills and competencies necessary to get their career on to an upward trajectory. This book draws heavily on insiders’ advice, case studies and top tips, to provide the reader with various perspectives and insights. How do you become a country director for an international NGO? How can one become a gender mainstreaming expert? What can you do to get in to consultancy? Career trajectories, Career clinics Q&A boxes and the personal planner in the appendix will help you get to where you want to go. It also gives a detailed account of the myriad of careers and specialism available within the sector and methodologically describes the pros and cons of each option. So if you are not sure where you want to go with your career, you will be after you have read this book. Whether it’s Programme Management, becoming an Environmental Advisor, or an Acadmic this book will give you an insight into what the job entails and how you can get in to it. It will be an invaluable guide to all readers, irrespective of their country of origin, who are interested in the sector
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Gedde, Maïa,
Dewey number
361.2/5023
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Humanitarian assistance
  • Economic assistance
  • International agencies
  • Nonprofit organizations
  • Non-governmental organizations
  • Vocational guidance
Label
Working in international development and humanitarian assistance : a career guide, Maïa Gedde
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
mixed
Contents
Development and humanitarian assistance -- Is it for you? -- Who could you work for? -- Where could you work? -- Routes in -- Academic qualifications -- Volunteering and internships -- The job search -- Advancing in your career -- Working as a consultant -- Starting your own NGO -- Moving on
Control code
ocn905853896
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxv, 368 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781134613410
Note
Taylor & Francis
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)905853896
Label
Working in international development and humanitarian assistance : a career guide, Maïa Gedde
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
mixed
Contents
Development and humanitarian assistance -- Is it for you? -- Who could you work for? -- Where could you work? -- Routes in -- Academic qualifications -- Volunteering and internships -- The job search -- Advancing in your career -- Working as a consultant -- Starting your own NGO -- Moving on
Control code
ocn905853896
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxv, 368 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781134613410
Note
Taylor & Francis
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)905853896

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