Paid Internships with Graduate Gateway

Posted by Jeff Riley on 12 May 2015

With some students being asked to pay thousands of Pounds for internships we thought it especially timely that we spoke to Helen Kenny one of the consultants in a new organisation, Graduate Gateway, that is providing paid internships in London in the public and private sector.

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Topics: Jobs and Internships, international development

DFID Graduate Scheme

Posted by Fiona Richardson on 9 March 2015

The Department for International Development (DFID) have opened applications for their 2015 graduate scheme. This is an opportunity to gain 12 months paid work experience within DFID. Whilst it does not directly lead to a permanent position the contacts and experience you gain will be invaluable.

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Topics: Jobs and Internships, Peace, Politics and Policy, international development

Paid roles that help develop your career

Posted by Jeff Riley on 4 December 2014

The National Citzen Service is the UK based version of the International Citizen Service (blogged about regularly on these pages). While the National programme itself is for 16 and 17 year olds there are PAID opportunities available in the summer of 2015 to help deliver the UK programme. This could be working as a mentor, running workshops on different areas of expertise or helping at outward bound projects.

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Topics: Jobs and Internships, charity, international development

Police Now

Posted by Jeff Riley on 29 September 2014

This post is a little to the side of what I normally blog about. Not much directly to do with International Development but a little more connection to politics and security. Still I hope you find it informative as it introduces you to another excellent London based graduate programme. . . what a City!

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Topics: Jobs and Internships, international development

Creative opportunity search

Posted by Jeff Riley on 11 June 2014

Just preparing an applications workshop for students at Queen Mary University of London who may want to apply to the Three Faiths Forum excellent Parliamentors Programme. You have till June 30th to apply for this programme that can run alongside studies from October 2014. Details at http://www.3ff.org.uk/universities/

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Topics: Jobs and Internships, Peace, Politics and Policy, international development

Elevation Internships

Posted by Jeff Riley on 29 May 2014
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Topics: Jobs and Internships, charity, international development

Paid research positions available

Posted by Jeff Riley on 25 April 2014

Now here’s a fantastic opportunity to use and develop your research skills for commercial clients; earn some money and get some solid experience in researching international social, economic, political and cultural situations.

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Topics: Jobs and Internships, international development

Development Event - This Thursday

Posted by Fiona Richardson on 10 March 2014

This event may have passed but the post may still be of interest to those researching future opportunities!

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Topics: Fairs and Events, international development

Automate your opportunity search

Posted by Jeff Riley on 13 May 2013

This blog post is about a great way to automate your opportunity search. It explains how you can use a great free web service called If This Then That (IFTTT.Com) to ensure that any relevant opportunities in areas such as charities or NGOs or in government and politics (or, indeed, any sector you might be interested in) are sent to your email account.

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Topics: Jobs and Internships, international development

International Development Consultancy with WYG International

Posted by Jeff Riley on 5 April 2013

We were notified of an opportunity as an International Development / Business Administration graduate with WYG International - the international development consultancy arm of the WYG Group. I took a chance to talk to them about their work and the role they have on offer.

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Topics: Jobs and Internships, international development

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