Do you have a genuine interest in global affairs and a real passion to make a difference?
The challenges of global peace and security, economic and social development, human rights, humanitarian issues and international law offer demanding yet fulfilling careers for geographers.
As geography is such a broad and inter-related, project management makes good use of the wide ranging skills and knowledge. Language abilities, report writing and skills in presentation and communication will be developed as part of a university course.
For some posts you would need to command confidence and be outgoing with good networking skills. Empathy and cultural tolerance plus a desire to embrace new experiences are essential.
- Aid worker
- Charity fundraiser
- Charity Officer
- Civil Servant for DFID
- Armed forces
- HIV education officer
- Human rights officer
- International charity fundraising
- Refugee and asylum adviser
- Economic adviser and analyst
- United Nations terrorism prevention officer
- British council cultural exchange manager
- VSO (Voluntary service overseas)
- GAP project worker