Justify

              J from Tales from the Hood posted his “why I do this” story recently, and reading it started me thinking why I do … more Blood & Milk…


Finding a Job in International Development

I talked about this last month, but now that we’re really up and rolling, it’s time for my proper sales pitch. If you are looking for a job in international … more Blood & Milk…


Boring Administrative Notice

Hi, I feel kind of awkward about this. But I’ve been getting a several emails a day asking for career advice. I really like helping, but I do have a … more Blood & Milk…


Easy

I get a lot of questions on how to succeed in international development. How to make an internship turn into a job, how to use a bad job to get … more Blood & Milk…


Finding Funding

One question I get asked very often by readers of this blog is how I got funding for my first overseas internship. It was an unpaid position with a multilateral … more Blood & Milk…


The bare bones of prepping for an international career

I’ve had several requests lately for career advice and assistance. That makes me think it’s a good time to repeat some basic points. Here are Alanna’s essential five things to … more Blood & Milk…


What to do instead of starting an NGO

Here’s a nice list of things you can do instead, excerpted from About.com: 1. Seek fiscal sponsorship from an existing NGO. 2. Volunteer for a non-profit that is doing something … more Blood & Milk…