Representing Oxfam Novib at a career fair: answering tough question about my internship

Probably every student has experienced the career fairs organized by their university. Throughout the years I myself attended at least five and collected a handful of leaflets and souvenirs. This spring, for the first time, I had the chance to stand on the other side and represent Oxfam Novib and speak to potential candidates. Oxfam Novib, along with twenty other organizations, was present at the…

The importance of gender in developing programs

I have started my internship at Oxfam Novib a few weeks ago. Already, I see and learn about things that had never really crossed my mind before. One of those things is the importance of keeping a gender perspective in mind when elaborating development programs at an international level. Of course, as a feminist and…

Working on Oxfam Novib’s Ecological Footprint

Within the Oxfam Novib Academy, besides doing the internship, attending different meetings and events and following different workshops, there is also the possibility to join the meetings of Young Oxfam Novib (YON). By doing this, I ended up having the opportunity to help YON with setting up a ‘Brown Bag Lunch (BBL)’ meeting to discuss Oxfam…