The I.M.P.A.C.T. Email (01-21-2022)

The I.M.P.A.C.T. Email

(Interesting, Motivating, Picture, Action, Context, Thought)

This is a fun email for Friday January 21st, 2022. Hope you like it 🙂


Finally, DevEx is using its vast jobs database to share some great insights into the global development jobs market.

It’s one thing to have a hunch about trends, it’s another to…


How to prepare for an international development job interview on short notice

That’s one of the timeless questions in leading a global development career. Having a good process to prepare can make the difference between your being stuck in roles you have long out grown—being ready to new opportunities whenever you want.


Don’t know someone? That’s not why you were rejected.

There is a HUGE problem when it comes to development sector work nobody talks about.

It’s well-meaning.

It comes disguised as good intentions.

And the people involved are smart and experienced.

But this problem blocks entire careers from reaching their full potential.

So what is it?


Where Do You Find International Development Jobs Anyway?

It seems like there are a gazillion websites, Facebook groups, or email lists offering you one thing:

Direct access to job listings.

With so much out there, where should you focus your attention?

Today, I use just a few websites depending on what I’m interested in—or where I want to work.

These are:


In this video, I break down how each of these work—and how you can stop wasting time checking dozens of organization job portals everyday!

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What are your go-to job and work opportunity websites?

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UN, NGO and global development funding and jobs trends you should know

There are lies, damn lies, and statistics.

We often “feel” like certain trends happen to us.

But when we look at the hard data – do they actually play out?

Let’s find out.


Ultimate Guide to United Nations Internships


The UN internship. That coveted breakthrough. International job exposure at last. The passageway to work (finally, paid) after school. And to a never-ending carousel of success in life.

There may be no other internship experience in the world on which so much hangs.

But is it all these things?