Refugee Protection and Forced Migration

Posted by Jeff Riley on 13 June 2014

A new distance learning MA in Refugee Protection and Forced Migration Studies is being launched this summer by the University of London to start in October 2014. We spoke to one of the Programme Directors, Dr David James Cantor. Applications are open now.

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Topics: Postgraduate study, international development

NATO Parliamentary Assembly – Research Assistants

Posted by Jeff Riley on 7 April 2014

Definitely more the 'politics' end of this blog rather than the 'International Development' end but thanks to Fiona Richardson from King's College London for letting us know of these positions with NATO. Incidentally our Careers Tagged service - flags up some other NATO opportunities here https://www.careerstagged.co.uk/resources/nato/all/popular/1 Please note though that careerstagged is behind a 'firewall' now so you may not be able to access it.) Anyway this is the post from Fiona

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Topics: Working abroad, international development

International Organisations Careers Fair

Posted by careers consultant on 13 November 2013

We've been notified of an interesting event - there doesn't seem to be a website so I'm posting the information here.

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Topics: Peace, Politics and Policy, Working abroad, international development

International Cultural Youth Exchange

Posted by Jeff Riley on 24 October 2013

 

 
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Topics: Working abroad, international development

Volunteering in Peru

Posted by Jeff Riley on 11 September 2013

We recently introduced you to Otra Cosa, a UK NGO that is active in Peru. A returning volunteer Tal Gurevich has written about her experiences which underline how both volunteers and communities in the developing world can gain from such programmes. Here is Tal's blog post

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Topics: Working abroad, international development

International Development in Peru – with the Otra Cosa Network

Posted by Jeff Riley on 8 August 2013

The UK is much less prominent in south America than in other key parts of the developing world such as Africa and India. I was pleased then to be able to make contact with the Otra Cosa Networkhttp://www.otracosa.org/ a UK registered charity that brings together a number of community based organisations in the north of Peru. I spoke to Juany Murphy, the programme’s international officer, about their work and the opportunities – both volunteering and internships - they offer for people wanting to get some international development experience.

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Topics: Working abroad, international development

Volunteering in Sudan

Posted by Jeff Riley on 7 June 2013

 

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Topics: Working abroad, international development

Opportunities in Nepal and India with Generation

Posted by Jeff Riley on 3 June 2013

I recently met with Amy Pettipher from Generation, a new venture founded by Vanilla in partnership with MondoChallenge Foundation. Careers staff and students may know Vanilla because one of their other ventures, Charityworks, provides a graduate training programme for the non-profit sector.

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Topics: Working abroad, international development

International Citizen Service - VSO

Posted by Jeff Riley on 9 April 2013

Faradh Maharoof, a student from Queen Mary, University of London has written for us about his preparations before departing on a three month internship in Malindi, Kenya. Faradh's piece really gets across his enthusiasm and resourcefulness and underlines how this kind of project can make a real difference to everyone involved - including the volunteers. We hope we can persuad Faradh to send us an update from Kenya. Until then read his post and get some inspiration and information.

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Topics: Working abroad, international development

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