International development careers

A career in the charity sector: it’s all about skills

Since graduating in 2016 in MSc Human Rights at LSE Ruth has gone on to work for Amnesty International and now Child.org as the Charity Apprentice Manager. Here she explains about the scheme and how it can help equip you with the right skills to move in to the charity sector. Like many people, my time campaigning, volunteering and fundraising […]

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Introducing ‘Cutting Edge Issues in Development’ lecture series

What is the future of aid? What does an inclusive Global Value Chain look like? Who drives climate-relevant policies in the rising powers? These are some of the questions that will be answered over the period of two terms in the Cutting Edge Issues in Development Thinking & Practice series. The Visiting Lecture Series, hosted by the Department of International […]

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Sangeeta Goswami – Advocacy and Communications Officer, Human Security Collective

Sangeeta Goswami completed the MSc Social Policy and Planning at LSE in 2013. She now works as a Advocacy and Communications Officer at Human Security Collective. “Good listening skills are paramount, along with a certain level of humility” Find out more about Sangeeta Goswami and her experiences on her graduate profile page.

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Lisa Buckmaster – Community Engagement Area Manager, Adam Smith International

Lisa Buckmaster completed the MPA in International Development at LSE in 2012. She now works as a Community Engagement Area Manager at Adam Smith International. ” Try something new and go beyond your comfort zone.” Find out more about Lisa Buckmaster and her experiences on her graduate profile page.

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Alize Aversano – Investment Analyst, Impact Finance Management

Alize Aversano completed the MSc Development Management at LSE in 2013. She now works as an Investment Analyst at Impact Finance Management. “Don’t hesitate to contact companies spontaneously and share your passion with them, you might be surprised how people can be open and happy to help you.” Find out more about Alize Aversano and her experiences on her graduate […]

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How to write effective application forms

Starts: 9 Jan 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 9 Jan 2018 2:00 PM
Remaining places: 120
This seminar covers all aspects of completing structured application forms (with reference to what employers are looking for so you can approach them with confidence.

IDEP: How to get into International Development

Starts: 10 Jan 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 10 Jan 2018 2:00 PM
Remaining places: 120
This introductory seminar is a practical guide to the key things you need to know about careers in the international development sector. It is a repeat of the seminar that took place at the beginning of Michaelmas term.

How to write effective CVs

Starts: 12 Jan 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 12 Jan 2018 2:00 PM
Remaining places: 130
Writing an effective CV is important for success during the recruitment process - attend this seminar to find out how to tailor your CV to the organisation and position to make it stand out. This seminar is aimed at students who don’t have a lot of experience writing a CV.

Volunteering - why, what, how, when?

Starts: 15 Jan 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 15 Jan 2018 2:00 PM
Remaining places: 80
​Come along to this seminar to find out how you can get involved in volunteering during your studies at LSE and find out what opportunities are available.

How to write cover letters

Starts: 15 Jan 2018 4:00 PM
Finishes: 15 Jan 2018 5:00 PM
Remaining places: 56
Cover letters are your opportunity to promote yourself and convince employers you are the right person for the job. This seminar will help you understand what employers want from your cover letter and show you how to achieve this.

How to perform well at interviews

Starts: 16 Jan 2018 3:00 PM
Finishes: 16 Jan 2018 5:00 PM
Remaining places: 70
​This interactive workshop will give you the opportunity to review your interview preparation approach, formulate suitable answers, and practice your technique.

Skills seminar: IDEP: International Development case study

Starts: 17 Jan 2018 3:00 PM
Finishes: 17 Jan 2018 5:00 PM
Remaining places: 120
Representatives from Dalberg will facilitate a case study to delve into one example of the many challenges they address on real-life international development projects.

Internships, Work Experience & Part Time Work

Starts: 18 Jan 2018 12:00 PM
Finishes: 18 Jan 2018 1:00 PM
Remaining places: 120
​An internship, work experience, and part-time work are all excellent ways to stand out in a tough job market and support yourself financially during your studies. Come along to this seminar to find out where to look for opportunities and get top tips on making successful applications.

IDEP: European Centre for Development Policy Management with LSE alum

Starts: 18 Jan 2018 12:00 PM
Finishes: 18 Jan 2018 1:00 PM
Remaining places: 70
Sophie Desmidt, LSE alum, talks about her career in international development at the European Centre for Development Policy Management. Learn about opportunities for graduates at the ECDPM as well as Sophie's additional experiences at various UN departments and the Human Rights Watch.

How to perform well in group exercises

Starts: 18 Jan 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 18 Jan 2018 3:00 PM
Remaining places: 40
This interactive workshop will introduce you to some typical group exercises and offer insights into skills and behaviours employers are looking for.

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GlobalGiving Project Evaluator

31 Jan 2018
Greater London United Kingdom
Project Evaluators will help GlobalGiving form closer relationships with its partners overseas by conducting in-country visits. This programme provides a unique opportunity to get practical experience in the development sector, learn new skills and support incredible local organisations.

Project Assistant

8 Jan 2018
London Greater London United Kingdom
Are you interested in international aid and development, and US political affairs too? Would you like to work on evidence-based advocacy? Publish What You Fund is recruiting a Project Assistant to support our work on aid transparency.

Project Officer

29 Dec 2017
London Greater London United Kingdom
The PO will provide effective and efficient administrative support to each assigned project.

Project Executive

22 Dec 2017
Trowbridge South West England United Kingdom
We are looking to recruit a Project Executive to support the management of the Studies and Evaluations Division’s portfolio of projects related primarily to monitoring, evaluation and learning. The role will also include business development within 3 Framework Contracts.

Senior Associate

15 Jan 2018
Mumbai India
Senior Associate – Kroll, South Asia – Mumbai

Associate

15 Jan 2018
Mumbai India
Associate – Kroll, South Asia – Mumbai

Junior Environment Consultant

10 Jan 2018
Brussels Belgium
Baastel is an international development consulting firm looking for a Junior Environment Consultant to work from its Brussels office, supporting a the Environment Team on a variety of mandates.

Political Communications Intern

31 Dec 2018
London Greater London United Kingdom
The Afghanistan & Central Asian Association (ACAA) is a successful frontline Afghan charity set up in 2001 to promote British values and support the integration of vulnerable refugees, asylum seekers into mainstream British society through a range of services.

Research Associate, J-PAL Africa

31 Jan 2018
Johannesburg South Africa
J-PAL Africa seeks a qualified applicant for a Research Associate (RA) position starting in February to work on a research project evaluating the impact of efforts to improve communication between citizens, mining companies, and government in mining communities in South Africa.

Country Director

12 Jan 2018
Accra Ghana
Are you a mid-career professional looking to expand your horizons into emerging markets? We are now looking for a Country Director who has the ability to help take Ignitia to the next level.

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