International Development, Food Security & Humanitarian Response

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. 

5 Common Global Development CV Mistakes

Entire books can be — and have been — written about what not to do when applying to a job.

Much of the advice is expected and applies to a wide range of industries — global development included. Always customize your CV. Keep …

By Beth Jameson, MA
Beth Jameson, MA Administrative Coordinator
Read more »

Information as Primary Care: Addressing Global Health and Humanitarian Aid’s Big Data Problem

The humanitarian sector, particularly the field of global health, is rich with data. The appetite for global health and humanitarian data has grown exponentially with the introduction of digital tools. NGOs regularly report big data numbers about the millions of …

By Lori Rodriguez, EdM
Lori Rodriguez, EdM Associate Director of Career Services
Read more »

How to Become a Change Agent

Organizations can benefit from “change agents”—people who rethink, redesign, and restructure the way things work from within. Whether they reimagine entire programs or introduce new systems and technologies, change agents cultivate bottom-up problem solving and informal leadership at their organizations.

This description of a …

By Jen Bogle - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit Idealist.org explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
Read more »

The 4 Kinds of Experience You Need on Your Resume

Job postings by social-impact employers often come with a big list of must-have skills. After all, these employers are looking for people who can solve some pretty tough challenges.

But other than soft skills, what kind of experience and technical …

By Guest Contributor - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit Idealist.org explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
Read more »

Sidebar

Labor Market InsightsIn partnership withLightcast logo

Explore occupations by career categories and pathways and use real time labor market data to power your decision making.

First, choose an industry of interest, then filter for occupation. (If you'd like to see data for a specific location only, filter by state.)

Access all Labor Market Insights here!

Featured Resources

Building a Strategic Resume (PDF Guide)

Your resume is above all else a marketing piece. Jam-packed with tips and samples, this guide will help you learn …

Schedule an Appointment

Need a Resume Review or Career Advising Appointment?

Prior to your appointment, we strongly encourage you to review our Building …

Schedule a Conversation with an Alumni Volunteer Today!

Featured Alumni engage in career conversations with current Friedman School students, i.e., …

Spring 2023 Career Workshops

The Block Career Center (BCC) is excited to offer a robust workshop schedule for Spring 2023. All Friedman students and …

Spring 2023 Career Development Checklist

Make the most of your time at the Friedman School by getting a jump start on your career planning! Use …