The do's and don'ts of a global development career fair

A scene from the 2017 Devex Global Development Career Forum. Photo by: Devex

Career fairs are an opportunity for global development job seekers to find out more about the organizations they admire, see what opportunities are out there, and learn from other global dev professionals. Preparation and prioritization are key to making the most of these experiences and impressing potential employers.

If you are heading to your first career fair or if you are transitioning from another sector and still learning the nuances of the development sector, here are a few tips to help ensure your day is a success.

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  • Emma smith

    Emma Smith

    Emma Smith is a Senior Careers Reporter 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.