Participating in an international service project can be a major life experience. No matter where you are traveling or whether you’re a first-timer or a well-seasoned participant, the experience will most certainly open your eyes to the realities of how others live. The following are tips that will help you get the most out of your service project, from start to finish. Read More
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Running a non-profit is not an easy task. Maybe you’re short on funding. You’re not sure what hoops you’ll have to jump through to start working in a new country. Or you have no idea how to review your first partnership agreement. Seeking legal counsel can make it all a bit easier (especially if that counsel is free!)
TrustLaw, the Thomson Reuters Foundation’s global pro bono service, is dedicated to connecting NGOs and social enterprises with leading law firms who provide free legal services around the world. Since 2010, we have assisted with free legal assistance in 177 countries ranging from commercial and employment advice, to legal research programs taking a deep dive on legislation across dozens of countries. Read More
For recent graduates and students interested in international development work, finding that first professional position can be daunting. Students often juggle volunteer work, unpaid internships and endless networking in hopes of getting a foot in the door.
On July 24, Global Washington members along with international development students and interns gathered at PATH’s headquarters in Seattle for Charting a Career in International Development, featuring an accomplished panel of speakers: Lincoln Miller, Senior Director, Program Management at Landesa; Nancy Ward, Chief Engagement Officer for World Justice Project; and David Wu, Chief Development Officer at PATH. Read More