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How do I land my first field job? How do I build a successful career as a global development consultant? How do I transition from the private sector to working in international cooperation?

These are some of the most common questions we hear from job seekers eager to work on foreign aid. Chances are you’ve heard a colleague ask one of those questions, or you’ve asked them yourself.

About the author

  • Rolf Rosenkranz

    Rolf Rosenkranz oversees a talented team of in-house journalists, correspondents and guest contributors located around the globe. Since joining Devex in early 2008, Rolf has been instrumental in growing its fledgling news operation into the leading online source for global development news and analysis. Previously, Rolf was managing editor at Inside Health Policy, a subscription-based news service in Washington. He has reported from Africa for the Johannesburg-based Star and its publisher, Independent News & Media, as well as the Westdeutsche Allgemeine Zeitung, a German daily.