Learn from panellists across varied roles which include humanitarian aid, policy, fundraising, advocacy and consulting. Increase your knowledge of career path options and roles within the sector, gain knowledge and advice on how to begin your career and learn from some of the world's best known organisations. View the International Development Week schedule.
UCL Careers resources
Careers in International Development - a UCL guide - A guide from UCL Careers on getting into the International Development sector. Discover the roles available, employer directories, key job sites, sample internships and graduate schemes, opportunities for under-represented groups, professional bodies, industry insights, and how UCL can support you.
International Development Week | 2020/21
Introduction to International Development and how to make the most of the week
First talk of International Development Week 2021. Focusing on an introduction / overview of the sector and how to make the most of the events coming up for the remainder of the week.
International Economic Development: Impact of Covid on the Sector and Career Stories
International Economic Development organisations will be central in this disrupted world economy due to the pandemic. Panellists from institutions like the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), the World Bank, the Centre for Global Development and the UN Economic Commission for Europe join us for this online panel event. Speakers will discuss the impact of Covid on the work they are doing and the career outlook in their organisations as well as share their own personal career stories.
Pathways into International Development
Hear from the Civil Service, Mott MacDonald and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) as they discuss some of the roles relating to international development within their organisations. Find out about the graduate opportunities within the sector and the different career pathways within these organisations.
Connecting with UCL Alumni Working in International Development
UCL Alumni with experience at the Red Cross, Global Partnerships for Education, ACTED Nigeria and the World Health Organisation will be taking part in this panel event. Hear from our speakers about their career journey and the steps they took to work within International Development after they graduated from UCL.
International Development Week | 2019/20
UCL Careers blog: An Insight into International Development Week
International Development Week | 2018/19
- Event slides: Getting Into International Development
- UCL Careers resources: Exploring Careers in Charities, NGOs, & International Development PDF
International Development Week | 2017/18