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Help mentor the next generation of development! Recruitment 

Help mentor the next generation of development!

As you know if you’ve been following WhyDev for a while, we’re collaborating with Monash University in Melbourne on Colab m, an online mentoring program for graduate students in development. Meet a past mentee The first semester of the program was a great success, and we’re getting ready to launch the second semester of the program. We’re recruiting development professionals... Continue reading
Do you have the competency to work in aid and development? Reflection Self-help Study 

Do you have the competency to work in aid and development?

Whether you have just graduated or are an experienced aid worker, there is always room to learn and develop new competencies. But, which competencies are the most valued? Which competencies should you focus on for your career and professional development? Brendan Rigby crowdsources the opinion of some very bright and respected aid and development professionals to expose the hidden competencies... Continue reading
So, you’re thinking of studying an MA in Development Studies? Think again. Study 

So, you’re thinking of studying an MA in Development Studies? Think again.

There are any number of academics, professionals and bloggers offering advice on working in aid and development. Brendan is not one. However, in light of some more recent thoughts about motivation, well being and knowledge in aid and development, he has been thinking about the space in-between motivation and jobs: education. That is, pursuing higher education for future work in... Continue reading