The global refugee crisis has generated a need for development professionals and practitioners poised to respond to the diverse needs of IDPs and refugees, wherever they are in the world. Devex takes a closer look at what it takes to build a successful career around global migration issues.
The persistent perceived notion about working in global development is that it means earning a low income. But is that the case for engineers? From international NGOs to development consulting firms to multilateral aid agencies, see what some actual global development engineers make.
In international development, engineering roles can range from overseeing a bridge construction project in a post-conflict country to designing an innovative solution to a water and sanitation challenge. Read on to find out who hires engineering, trends impacting career opportunities and advice from industry veterans.
Engineering, like any profession, suffers from a few stereotypes. When it comes to working in global development, here are several common misconceptions — and corrections — about engineers.
The next couple of years may be considered a golden age for climate work, as related issues are increasingly integrated into core development programming. Here's what you need to know about exploring a career in climate change.
Climate change is quickly becoming a core focus of development work, and the demand for experts who can lead the way on these issues is growing. But there are several misconceptions about engaging in climate work, from the skills involved to the sectors this type of work touches. Read on for myth debunking from climate experts.
Humanitarian relief is a dynamic and fast-paced global development sector that employs thousands of experienced professionals and technical experts across the world. Which organizations are among the top employers in this area? Devex rounds them up.