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The 16 Days of Activism is an annual campaign that calls for an end to gender-based violence. It begins on 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, and ends on 10 December, International Human Rights Day. During the 16 Days of Activism in 2019, there was an online, global music…

We are recruiting!

The Oxfam Novib Academy has started the recruitment process for the Spring 2020 group. Please see the positions available here.  Applications are only accepted via Oxfam Novib’s website. Deadline for applying is November 24th. About Oxfam Novib Academy Oxfam Novib is an international development organization whose goal is to create a just world without poverty. The Oxfam…

The future of work in developing countries

The concept of work is changing through global trends such as climate change, urbanization, digitization and automation. This will have consequences for a wide range of people and –perhaps most importantly – young people, (non-governmental) organizations and education institutes. A lot is known about skills development in Western countries, but little literature is available about…

We are recruiting!

The Oxfam Novib Academy has started the recruitment process for the Fall 2019 group. Please see the positions available here.  All vacancies are posted on Oxfam Novib’s website. Deadline for applying is June 23rd. Interviews will be conducted in July, for internships starting in September 2019.  About Oxfam Novib Academy Oxfam Novib is an international development organization…

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 First Dive In

The Oxfam Novib Academy Introduction Days – Fall 2018 Starting in a new working environment can be quite scary, new colleagues, new building, new tasks. To turn this into a smooth experience we got the chance to participate in advance in a 2-day event that we could call the soft opening: the Oxfam Novib Academy…

Oxfam Novib Academy Magazine IV

It has become common practice to publish a magazine full of student impressions and blog articles after the termination of one intern batch. The students of the 2018 spring batch brought a lot of knowledge and positive energy to Oxfam Novib. We are grateful we could work with such enthusiast young academics. We want to…

Call for Abstracts: “Linking Students, Policy and Practice’’

Share-Net Netherlands and Oxfam Novib Academy kindly invite you to the 7th annual meeting “Linking Students, Policy and Practice”. This meeting will bring together policymakers, practitioners and researchers working on sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) in international development and students who have finalized, or are in the last stages of finalizing their Master’s…

How to be a lobbyist

One of the most important activities Oxfam Novib employees do is using our loud voices to speak truth to power. Through lobbying governments, industry and institutions, we work to create better policy that works for all around the world, particularly the poorest and most marginalised. We have around XX lobbyists working here in the Hague,…