How to find consulting opportunities with UNFPA

UNFPA’s Victoria Fernandes talks about where and how to find consulting opportunities with the agency. Via YouTube.

Landing a full-time role at the United Nations can be a challenge, but consulting can be a great way to get your foot in the door — or to stay involved with the agency, explained Victoria Fernandes, head of strategic sourcing with the U.N. Population Fund.

These short term consulting gigs can help you gain experience that the agency values, such as field experience, Fernandes told Devex during a recent webinar on landing a job with the U.N.

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