Friedman community members leverage their diplomatic, military, and NGO experiences when leading international development and humanitarian efforts. Some work behind the scenes with aid policy and strategy, while others serve on the front lines of program implementation and aid delivery. Still others contribute expertise to research, assessment, and evaluation with a focus on continual improvement. They make a difference in international public health agencies such as WHO, USAID, Oxfam International, and the World Food Programme in positions ranging from Nutrition Consultant and Public Health Advisor to International Research Analyst and Food Security Advisor. 

7 Strategies for a Successful International Work Assignment

International assignments are exciting for a host of reasons, but having the opportunity to live in another country while finding success in your career at the same time is particularly compelling. Working abroad allows you to gain real-world experience, advance …

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Career Quick Tip: Execution

As with most plans, execution is critical to success. Beware of how perfectionism or thinking you have to do it all in one sitting can keep you from getting started. The truth is –small, consistent steps make a difference! Go …

By Susannah Krenn
Susannah Krenn Assistant Director, Communications & Marketing / Career Advisor
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Resource of the Week: Devex

Devex is an independent news organization with offices are in Barcelona, London, Manila, and Washington, D.C. As a media source for the global development community, they offer news articles as well as a series of subscription newsletters; a Career Hub …

By Susannah Krenn
Susannah Krenn Assistant Director, Communications & Marketing / Career Advisor
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Featured Employer: Mathematica

Welcome to our Featured Employer series where we feature different companies/organizations in the food, nutrition, and public health field! At the end of last month, the Block Career Center hosted an Employer Information Session with Mathematica.

What does Mathematica do?

By Fangruo (Ingrid) Zhou
Fangruo (Ingrid) Zhou Student Ambassador
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Insider Tips: Applying to Federal Government Jobs

Are you interested in working for the federal government? Or perhaps you are exploring government vs private sectors jobs. Federal agencies hire the best and brightest, and getting a federal job is often very competitive. Some agencies do not advertise, …

By Susannah Krenn
Susannah Krenn Assistant Director, Communications & Marketing / Career Advisor
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