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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

Label
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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DLC
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Gedde, Maïa
Dewey number
361.2/5023
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HV553
LC item number
.G43 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Economic assistance
  • International agencies
  • Humanitarian assistance
  • Non-governmental organizations
  • Vocational guidance
  • Nonprofit organizations
Label
Working in international development and humanitarian assistance : a career guide, Maïa Gedde
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
1 v.
Isbn
9780415698351
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2014036976
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (FIPpSEB)TF698351
  • (FIPpSEB)TF698351
Label
Working in international development and humanitarian assistance : a career guide, Maïa Gedde
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
1 v.
Isbn
9780415698351
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2014036976
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (FIPpSEB)TF698351
  • (FIPpSEB)TF698351

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