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MA Lunch and Learn – Caroline Poole, Careers in International Development: How to Get in, What to Expect



The MA Lunch and Learn project was launched in our Curriculum in response to student demand for a variety of unique professional development opportunities throughout the school year in small seminar settings.

Caroline Poole, an expert on career prospects in the field of International Development, visited the Global Studies Master’s students on September 10th, 2019. Drawing from her own professional experience, Ms. Poole presented on the tips and tricks of pursuing a career in International Development. Through comprehensive explanations of good resume writing skills, strategies for submitting job applications, and the economics of such a competitive job market, Ms. Poole provided a myriad of creative and insightful solutions to the challenges facing students who wish to work in this especially competitive field.