International development is one of the most cross-cultural industries in existence. Being an international aid worker can be as thrilling and rewarding as it is challenging. As a result, the field is highly competitive, and to be successful takes perseverance, practical skill and serious cultural know-how.
Aspiring international aid workers are always keen to find out how successful professionals worked their way to success. We all know that real-world experience and strong professional networks are a great starting point, but what else can you do to boost your chances of success?
Forbes recently published a useful article describing seven tips for those specifically looking to build a career in the field of international aid work. We recommend you check it out here, and follow up your reading by visiting the main MyWorldAbroad site for an in-depth look at the field of international development.
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