The Skills Required

The Professions

The Skills Required

[ID:0678]Prior to selecting what type of work you want to do and where you want to work overseas, you should first determine your motivation and suitability. This requires research and self-reflection. The following is a general list of skills that will help you in your self-assessment, career path development and research of specific organizations. As with the other articles in this section, the emphasis in this discussion is on NGO-related health careers that involve working in conflict or emergency situations. By completing a review of the qualities presented here, you will be better able to choose a position that will suit both your personal and professional profiles.

When you apply to work abroad in a health-related position, you will be assessed based on your personal attributes as well as your skill set. Take some time to self-evaluate before setting out on the application process. It will be worth your while!

Sense of Commitment

To succeed in finding work with an international humanitarian NGO you must have a strong sense of personal...

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