Thrilled to feature illustrations by Kristen Palana on this blog. She’s an artist, educator, and author, originally from the USA and has just moved to Lilongwe, Malawi, with her husband and sons. Welcome, Kristen ! P.S. Living and working in Africa and building a career […]
Date Your Mate
The rainiest day this month, Jennifer and I sit in her kitchen, chatting about her upcoming Skype interview; the clock reads half past one.
“It’s at four this afternoon,” she says, raising her coffee mug to her lips. “I’ve got time to prepare.”
“Let’s start now,” I say, pushing back my chair.
We sit down at her desk, planning to go over the questions and her responses, and something feels not quite right…
During the last semester of her Master’s degree, Lizzie Falconer spent six months interning at the humanitarian aid and relief NGO Catholic Relief Services in South America. Here, she shares the ten lessons she wished she’d learnt before starting, and recommends to anyone starting a […]
Here’s an opportunity to see how the UN works, on the inside, without spending six long months doing an unpaid internship there, AND it’s a chance to meet some of the people employed by UN agencies around the world. You should apply if you’ve got […]