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Ian M. Houston will discuss “Representing the U.S. Foreign Service and International NGOs: Practical Knowledge and Career Management” on Thursday, 20 March, 3:00–4:30 p.m., in 238 HRCB.
Houston is the executive director of the American Foreign Service Association (AFSA) and represents the views of the men and women of the U.S. Foreign Service as the senior operational director at AFSA. At AFSA, Houston has been a strong advocate for several Foreign Service professional issues, growing the size of the diplomatic corps, and in managing overall operations including financial, and reporting to an elected governing board. Read More…
“Launching Your International Development Career” will be presented by Bruce L. Brower on Tuesday, 26 November at noon in 238 HRCB.
Brower is a senior vice president and officer for Central and Eastern Europe with Chemonics International Inc., a Washington, D.C.-based development company. He also serves as a senior advisor to the Fostering Agricultural Markets Activity (FARMA) projects of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Read More…
Interested in a one-year paid fellowship in Kenya? Motiis is a spin-off company from Fairbourne Consulting that identifies market opportunities and builds businesses in developing markets. They are looking for enthusiastic entrepreneurs with a wide variety of skill sets to join their start-up team. Send resumes or inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday, 22 July. Learn more from this video.
Educate! is hiring a Development Officer, a Monitoring and Evaluation Operations Manager, and a Sales and Marketing Fellow to drive forward Educate!’s strategy to transform education in Uganda. Learn more about any of these exciting opportunities here.
Application deadlines: Friday, 1 March, fall 2013 semester; Tuesday, 15 October, spring 2014 semester
The International Human Rights Exchange (IHRE) is the world’s only full-semester, multidisciplinary program in human rights for undergraduate students. The program is based at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa, and is a joint venture with Bard College. Each semester students and faculty from Africa and North America come together to participate in a deep and multifaceted intellectual engagement in human rights. In addition to a core course, students choose from twelve or more electives exploring human rights from the perspective of a variety of academic disciplines.
IHRE also opens up possibilities for substantive participation Read More…