The Career in International Affairs Forum is an event dedicated to Careers in International Affairs.  Taking place annually in London, you will hear from leading experts and institutions, delegates can also receive careers advice and identify alternative career pathways.

Careers in International Affairs are highly desired, and it is no secret that the competition is fierce. That is not to say it is not worthwhile to pursue this career path; if anything, this warning should motivate students and professionals alike to start thinking at the earliest possible stage about entering the world of global affairs.

Register your place at this year’s Career in International Affairs Forum online. Places are limited, so make sure you book ahead to secure your place.


  • Career Foreign Service
  • Career in the Parliament
  • Career in Education Sector
  • Career in Diplomatic Service
  • Career in International Organisations
  • Career in Think Tanks
  • Career in UN Agencies
  • Career in Humanitarian Sector


Leading international organisations will be presenting key insights and tips on the best career routes from University onwards. You will have the chance to speak to those responsible for recruiting and head hunting the right candidates for their organisations.


The Forum is open to anyone who is interested in a career in international affairs.


08:45- 9:15 Registration
09:15- 10:00 Career in British Foreign Service – Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Richard Everingham, Lead on the Fast Stream Recruitment,
10:00- 11:00 Career in International Organisations – World Bank: Claire Willman, International Affairs Associate – United Nations Population Fund: Matthew Jackson, Director of the UK Office
10:40- 11:00 Break
11:20 – 12:20 Career in Think Tanks – Chatham House: Lisa O’Daly, Director of Human Resources, – Royal United Services Institute: Oliver Kraft, Research Fellow
12:20- 13:00 Career in Education – British Council: Bethan Dinning, Project Manager
13:00- 14:00 Lunch Break 14:00- 15:00 Career in humanitarian Sector and a UN Agency – International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC): Sophie Da Silva, Recruiter & HR Marketing Officer – International Maritime Organisation (TBC)
15:00-15:45 Career in International Affairs, Private Sector – Jonathan Paris, Senior Adviser, Chertoff Group – Richard Griffitts, Senior Adviser, Dentons
15:45 – 16:00 Break
16:00 – 17:00 Career in the United Nations – United Nations : Eva Jansen, Human Resources Officer
17:00 Closing Notes: Career in Diplomacy
17:30- Departure

Date: 20th March 2017
Venue: UCL Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street. London, WC1N 1EH
Cost: £37.16
Register online

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