The Academy Midterm Market in Pictures

In a big organization like Oxfam Novib, staff tends to stay in the ‘bubble’ of their own department. As a result, they don’t really know what is going on in the rest of the organization. Reason enough for us, the academy interns, to present our departments and share our work with the rest of the…

Welcome, class of Spring ’18!

On January 31st, thirteen new interns eagerly entered the Oxfam Novib building on the Mauritskade 9 in The Hague. It was the beginning of the Introduction Days, which marked the official start of the Spring Internship period of 2018. For the next two days, the interns would go on scavenger hunts, play numerous games, give…

ONA Team brainstorms to foster innovation

Fostering Innovation: An Academy Workshop

‘What words come to mind when you think of Innovation?’ That was the opening question of the Innovation Workshop on Tuesday November 21st. A silence awaited, and ideas sparked. ‘New’, ‘efficiency’, ‘new uses’, ‘new perspective’, ‘technology’ and ‘increased productivity’ were some of the initial thoughts that came to mind amongst the Oxfam Novib Academy (ONA)…