Careers in International Organisations
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Careers in International Organisations

Insights from international cooperation professionals on how to get a Job in International Organisations
3.9 (13 ratings)
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Created by Gold Owl
Last updated 1/2020
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This course includes
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 4 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Key concept relative to international organisations
  • To identify the organisation that best fits your professional profile and values
  • To navigate the different types of jobs strategically
  • The concepts you need know in order to better prepare for interviews
  • Use free internet tools to collect information to prepare your strategy
Requirements
  • Strong interest in careers in international organisations.
Description

What is it about?

We often hear about institutions like World Bank, United Nations and World Trade Organizations, influencing and shaping important international discourse.

But have you ever thought that it could be you? Or was your childhood dream become an ‘international diplomat’ working at international organization?

Put all these curiosity and dream aside, you probably gave up or felt overwhelmed simply because you don’t know how to get the right information…or .. ‘what is international organization’ after all!
If this ticks any of your box, then this course is for you.

The course is designed by insiders who are currently working at international organization to provide better understanding in the functions of international organization. By providing exclusive insider information, it will equip professionals like you to effectively navigate vast career opportunities in international organisations (IOs).

Have access to exclusive insiders’ perspective will allow you to tailor your professional profile or map out right strategy to target the jobs of your dream at international organizations.

Regardless of your current job or professional background: software developer, accountant, administrative assistance, Human Resources specialist, lawyer or economist…

With better help from insiders, you can have a fast track to find a perfect job in international organisations.

Don’t keep dreaming, invest yourself and grab your chances at international organizations.

Learn from google or from this course

You can see this course as an unique opportunity to spend an hour with an international organisation employee that had to go through the same career shift as you.

There is nothing better than an insider to tell you what you need to know, where you need to apply, and how in order to have a career as an international civil servant.

What you will learn

Together we will learn:

- Key concept relative to international organisations

- To identify the organisation that best fits your professional profile and values

- To navigate the different types of jobs strategically

- The concepts you need know in order to better prepare for interviews

- Use free internet tools to collect information to prepare your strategy

The course will also provide a downloadable guide with links to free resources for your applications.

Who this course is for:
  • This is for anyone that is willing to take part in the wonderful adventure of international cooperation.
  • This course is for people from any country. Ambitious professionals or students from developing and emerging countries are highly encouraged to attend.
  •  Students of International Relations specifically
  •  Students in all walks of life wishing to join IOs
  •  High Schoolers contemplating International Relations and careers in international organisations
  •  NGO employees
  •  Parents wishing to orient their children towards international organisations
  •  National Civil Servants wanting to go internationally
  •  Aspiring Government Employees
Course content
Expand all 12 lectures 54:39
+ Why work in an International Organisation? Understand the Ecosytem
3 lectures 22:07

The exact definition of what an International Organisations is and shareholding structure.

Preview 06:45

This video introduces the key characteristics of an international organisations (IO) and discusses the key concept of mandate. It suggests a classification to be used for the purpose of this course and the job categories in each type of IO.

Types of International Organisations
11:40

Insights on benefits linked to working in an international organisations both in terms of exposure and package.

Benefits of Working for an International Organisation
03:42
+ How to get the job in an International Organisation? Entry points and skills
7 lectures 24:24

This video introduces the various lectures of the section

Presentation of the Section
00:33

How to read an internship advert and what skills to focus on.

Preview 03:13

Junior Professional Programmes are designed to select the future management of IOs. These come with a lot of specific benefits. This video will help you understand and build a strategy to access one of those.

The highway to a career in IOs: Junior Professional Programmes
04:18

Learn about countries sponsoring junior professionals for a couple of years. This is an easy way to get in an international organisation if your country has such a programme.

Country Supported Junior Professional Programmes
03:13

International Organisations offer thousands of consulting opportunities every year. It is a great way to start a career and build contacts.

Be a Consultant for an International Organisation and Have a Flexible Life Style
05:51

This video focuses on full time jobs and particularly the most accessible ones for applicants with technical skills.

Preview 01:53

In this video we look together at the summary of the key skills one should work on in preparation of your application in order to maximise your chances.

Key Skills Needed to Land One of the Types of Jobs Mentioned
05:23
+ Interview Preparation Tips and Concluding Remarks
2 lectures 08:08
Additional Tips for Interview Preparation
06:57

Please see the file attached for links where you will find hundreds of jobs opportunities.

Preview 01:11