Mid-term event

For more than two months we have now been interns at Oxfam Novib. All of us are doing very different things, working on very different themes. The teams we work in may know  what we are working on to some extent – this also differs per intern – but there are many more people working in the…

Welcoming 11 new awesome students who will be with Oxfam Novib for the next 6 months!  At the Introduction days of the Oxfam Novib Academy. Click on each picture to view the photo description!  Photo Credits: All pictures by the Oxfam Novib Academy

LESSONS LEARNT FROM THE DANCING GUY

This week was the kick-off of a new academic year and a new Oxfam Novib Academy batch. In a three-day introduction we learned more about Oxfam’s mission, its staff, the different departments and our role in the organisation. Our first morning started with the exciting opportunity to meet Oxfam Novib’s executive director Farah Karimi in…

INTERNING AT OXFAM NOVIB

When I looked back, at the end of January, I remember the feelings that I came across at the Introduction days; a friendly environment, interesting projects, being a member of a group, diversity and so on. These feelings became stronger and stronger during the internship period. What I receive from this experience is much more…

In conversation with Jan Pronk: Highlights

“When you think people away, you kill them” said Jan Pronk, as he paced up and down addressing the Oxfam Novib Academy and members of staff. At this Masterclass on the role of youth in development, a number of Pronk’s sentiments resonated with me. This sentence in particular stood out. Let me repeat, mainly for…