Want a job in development? 'Look broadly,' NGO chiefs tell students

Traditional jobs in international development are much harder to come by these days as organizations are "going local." Aid executives share a few tips for young job seekers who want to break into the field of doing good.

About the author

  • Jeff Tyson

    Jeff is a former global development reporter for Devex. Based in Washington, D.C., he covers multilateral affairs, U.S. aid, and international development trends. He has worked with human rights organizations in both Senegal and the U.S., and prior to joining Devex worked as a production assistant at National Public Radio. He holds a master's degree in journalism from Columbia University and a bachelor’s degree in international relations and French from the University of Rochester.