Jessica was invited to give a talk on international development careers at American University. The talk will focus on how to craft a compelling pitch to more effectively network and will include an opportunity for the students draft and practice their pitches that night.
Jessica will be attending the SID-Washington Resume Workshops on January 24 and 25 to share tips and tricks for making your job search more strategic, finding and connecting with contacts, and-of course-creating an impressive resume.
I was recently a speaker on a career panel for the Young Professionals in International Affairs group. The members asked engaging questions that ranged from the new trends upcoming trends in international development to recommendations for acquiring career experience that aren’t unpaid internships. After the panel, the Young Professionals in International Affairs were also kind … Continue reading Young Professionals in International Affairs Career Panel and Book Signing
Sure, you want to be jetting off to Nairobi every other week, but that just isn’t in the cards yet. Perhaps you are still in school, a young professional trying to get your foot in the door, or a person looking for a career change. Here are four ways for you to get that initial international development … Continue reading Four ways to get international development experience without leaving home