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Landing a Job in International Development

From multilateral actors to non-governmental organizations, careers in international development offer excitement and the chance to work toward the greater good.

In this course, we will explore:

-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
-A complementary six-month digital subscription to Foreign Affairs Magazine

Who should attend?

-Undergraduate and Graduate students considering or preparing for a career in international development
-Young professionals breaking into a career in international development
-Mid-career professionals transitioning to a career in international development

Event Speaker

Instructor: Patrick Shields, Executive Director and CFO, Global Recruitment Specialists


PLEASE NOTE: You must register below to guarantee a spot, registering on Meetup does not qualify as a ticket!

Register here!

For those unable to attend any of our Global Career Boot Camps, the course specific Tool Book for each Boot Camp can be purchased for $30 on the registration page. This will include the material covered at the event, from resume writing to field-specific advice. To purchase a Tool Book for any event, purchase the “Tool Book” ticket on that Boot Camp’s Eventbrite listing. You will receive a link to the downloadable Tool Book (PDF) via email within 48 hours of your registration.


This Global Career Boot Camp is sponsored by SocialVents and the Boston Network for International Development.

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