Webinar: How to land a job at the UN

An excerpt from the “How to land a job with the UN” webinar. Devex Career Account members can watch the full recording below.

Recruitment experts from the United Nations teamed up with Devex in this exclusive webinar on how to land a job with the global organization. Kate Warren, executive vice president at Devex, was joined by Szilvia Nagy, recruitment associate at the U.N. Refugee Agency and Victoria Fernandes, head of strategic sourcing at the U.N. Population Fund.

During this event, Nagy and Fernandes discussed different hiring initiatives across the U.N. and highlighted key profiles the agencies are currently looking for. The pair also shared tips on how candidates can highlight past achievements.

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  • Emma Smith

    Emma Smith is a Reporter at Devex. She covers all things related to careers and hiring in the global development community as well as mental health within the sector — from tips on supporting humanitarian staff to designing mental health programs for refugees. Emma has reported from key development hubs in Europe and co-produced Devex’s DevProWomen2030 podcast series. She holds a degree in journalism from Glasgow Caledonian University and a master's in media and international conflict. In addition to writing for regional news publications, she has worked with organizations focused on child and women’s rights.