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    How I started a career in International Development with practically no experience.

    Was it my dream to work in a behemoth ivory tower that moves Billions of dollars a year into contracts, grants, and agreements for the sake of improving access to basic services and rights and responding to the world’s most pressing disasters every year? Not quite… The American education system is interesting that way. Diversify your studies, diversify your extracurriculars, and eventually, you’ll figure it out. Yes, I am still figuring it out– but for those who are set on working in one of the international development ivory towers, here’s how yours truly worked her way in and made an 8 year and counting career. Time overseas isn’t as critical…