Careers advice

Looking for a new job in the international development and humanitarian sector?

We've put together tips and guidance to help you on your career journey. Whether you're just starting out, have been working in a different sector or you need help with your CV, our advice can help you get the job you want.

Our Introduction to international development training is also a great way to get up to speed with the most important global issues and emerging debates in international development.

When you're ready to go, we have a unique jobs board, which features the latest and most exciting roles in the sector. 

Change your career, and your life, with our careers advice. 

Getting a job in development



Changing your career



Comprehensive advice for making the first step into international development.

  Advice for those who are looking to move across sectors into development.

Top tips for your CV



Interview and application tips



How to stand out on your CV when you’re applying for a job in international development.



Advice and best practice for your application and job interview for NGOs and charities. 


Are you recruiting?

Are you an employer looking for the perfect candidate? Post a job on our jobs boards to connect with the most exciting talent in the sector. 

We can also help with apprenticeships, which represent a unique opportunity for NGOs to recruit a new generation of entry-level talent, upskill existing staff and promote diversity.