Ask Devex: How retired professionals can find consulting opportunities

An excerpt from the “Ask Devex” online event. Devex Career Account members can watch the full recording below.

In this month’s event, Kate Warren, executive vice president of Devex, weighs in on some of the most common challenges for global development job seekers — including how to gain international experience and how retired professionals can find consulting opportunities with agencies such as the United States Agency for International Development.

Just last week, during Devex’s “Development Professionals of the Future” webinar, an expert from USAID spoke about how the agency is always looking for senior, seasoned specialists — particularly for consulting assignments.

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    Emma Smith

    Emma Smith is a reporting and communications associate at Devex, based in Barcelona. She focuses on bringing the latest career and hiring trends, tips, and insights to our global development community. Emma has a background in journalism and, in addition to writing for news publications, has worked with organizations focusing on child rights and women’s rights in sustainable development.