Eliza is a veteran journalist focused on covering the most pressing issues and latest innovations in global health, humanitarian aid, sustainability, and development. A member of Mensa, Eliza has earned a master's degree in public affairs and bachelor's degree in political science from the University of the Philippines.
The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development’s Young Professionals Program hires new professionals every other year. For the 2015 cycle, the program received roughly 7,000 applications for 19 assignments. Devex spoke with the OECD YPP coordinators to find out who is eligible, how candidates are chosen, and tips for standing out in the process.
For more than half a century, the World Bank has been recruiting and training its future leaders through its Young Professionals Program. We spoke with the head of talent acquisition for the bank's youth programs to find out who is eligible, how to stand out in the application process and what to expect in the program.
Dream of a career at the Asian Development Bank? The Young Professionals Program is an opportunity for early-career professionals — and aspiring leaders — to get their foot in the door at this Manila-based institution. Read on to find out who is eligible, how to make your application stand out and what to expect during and after the program.
Interested in joining the Inter-American Development Bank? The young professionals program is one way early career professionals can break into this sought after institution. From who is eligible and how to apply to how to make your application stand out, here is everything you need to know about the IDB's young professionals program.
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.
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.
Japan’s bilateral aid arm welcomed a new leader at the start of October. And he's promised to do his "utmost to foster trust and earn even more praise from both the international community and the Japanese people."