A lot of organisations that take international volunteers are problematic as development actors… It’s critical to do your due diligence when choosing an organisation, and try to assess whether they’re doing effective work in the community.
I chose to become a development economist because it would draw upon many of the skills I had developed working as an actuary.
Moritz Meyer – Economist and Former Intern (International Labour Organisation and Asian Development Bank)
Networking can increase chances to progress in the sector. …Still, networking should always rely on credible achievements and credentials which support interest and skills relevant for the work in an international development organization. Name: Moritz Meyer Main country of residence: United States of America Current Position: EconomistOrganisation: The World Bank Qualifications: PhD economics Years of experience (development/overall): 4/6 LinkedIn…