Building Towards a Career in International Development

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Building Towards a Career in International Development

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[ID:6101]Most young people with international career aspirations fall into one of two categories: those who want to travel the world, helping the needy and those who wish to lead the glamorous lifestyle of a jet-setter. International development is where those in the first category tend to make their livings.

Many international development workers are full-blown idealists, wanting nothing less than to save the world – but while idealism is a beautiful thing, realism is crucial when embarking on an international career.

It is possible for a committed individual to make a living in international development; there are hundreds of non-profit, international and non-...

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