6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Foreign Policy Association

Sponsored by The New School's Office of Career Development and the Milano School Career Services. 

Moderator: Paul von Zielbauer, founder of RoadMonkey Adventure Philanthropy and former NY Times Correspondent

In this panel discussion you will learn: 

  • Of the different positions working as a humanitarian worker overseas: What kind of work can I find in relief efforts? 
  • About organizations hiring workers to go abroad: How do I know it is a legitimate organization working towards truly altruistic goals? 
  • How to find opportunities working abroad: What resources do I have at my disposal to find such jobs? 
  • How to position yourself as the best candidate: How can I properly highlight my professional and academic experience to increase my chances of being hired? 
  • Of the experience overseas: What can I expect working in humanitarian aid and relief efforts? What kind of conditions will I live in?  

All attendees receive:

  • Enrollment in the Foreign Policy Association Global Jobs email alerts 
  • Light food and drink during networking/Q and A session  

Who should attend this seminar? 

  • Undergraduate and graduate students considering or preparing for overseas in a humanitarian role. 
  • Young professionals interested in beginning a career overseas in a humanitarian role. 
  • Mid-career professionals transitioning to a career in overseas humanitarian efforts. 

Wollman Hall, Eugene Lang Building, 65 West 11th Street, 5th floor (enter at 66 West 12th Street)


$5 for New School students; $25 for public; registration required online


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