Global Development and Humanitarian Aid Career Series Part 1: Breaking Into the Field Alumni Panel

Students interested in careers in global development and humanitarianism: this virtual event is for you! Come learn from alumni in the field of global development about career paths, important skills needed in this field, and how to "break in" to a career in global development. There will be multiple opportunities to learn and network virtually with alumni, faculty and fellow students.

Don't miss this great opportunity to meet virtually with alumni working in organizations such as USAID, DAI, World Economic Forum, Millennium Partners, Peace Corps, Refugee International and more! Register now for more information. The zoom link for each event will be shared with all registered students. This is part one in a three part series: • Session 1 | Oct 30: Panel - The State of the Field and Getting Your First Opportunity • Session 2 | Nov 6: Small Group Mentoring Conversations with Alumni in the Field • Session 3 | Nov 13: Peace Corps Panel with UVA Alumni

This event is hosted by: Global Development Studies, Center for Global Health, Batten Career Services and Global Policy Center, Economics Career Office & The Public Service & Government Career Community in the UVA Career Center

This kick-off event in the series is also a part of the University of Virginia's Global Week. Learn more about Global Week events here:

Confirmed alumni participating in the panel - more alumni being added!

• Minahil Amin | Director of Investment | Leadership Now Project (formerly Dahlberg Global Development Advisors)

• Mish Batbayar | Business Development Coordinator | IREX and formerly DevTech

• Sean Callahan | Program Manager | Abt Associates • Rachel Schmidtke | Advocate for Latin America | Refugees International

• Jane Wilkinson| Associate | DAI • Monika Young | Recruitment Coordinator | Creative Associates International

• Brooke Ray, Panel Moderator | Operations Manager at the Global Policy Center in the Frank Batten School for Leadership and Public Policy and formerly the International Rescue Committee

Garrett Hall at Sunset

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