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This post was originally featured on Human Rights Careers. Lisa’s background: Lisa Smyth is an international development communications specialist, currently Communications Manager at the Forest Stewardship Council in Bonn, Germany, and simultaneously completing a Masters of Communications for Development at Malmo University in Sweden. Born […]
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We met four years ago in Quito, and then saw each other again in the Caribbean when we both worked in Haiti. Here, my friend Thomas shares what he’s learnt on getting started working in international development and NGOs, and his experience in Latin America.