Don't get stuck in an internship rut

“I’m looking for someone who can tell me what they’ve done well,” Trish Ferrett, manager of recruiting and global human resources for Pact, told Devex’s Kate Warren in this video interview.

Even if a job seeker is coming from a different sector, “results do transfer,” Ferrett said. So if you’ve managed a $1 million project or managed 10 people, make sure that you highlight detail, scope and results for the recruiter.

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    Kelli Rogers

    Kelli Rogers is an Associate Editor for Devex. Based on the U.S. West Coast, she works with Devex's team of correspondents and editors around the world, with a particular focus on gender. She previously worked as Devex’s Southeast Asia correspondent based in Bangkok, covering disaster and crisis response, resilience, women’s rights, and climate change throughout the region. Prior to that, she reported on social and environmental issues from Nairobi, Kenya. Kelli holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri, and has since reported from more than 20 countries.