Sarah Hillware has spent a decade designing, implementing and managing effective public affairs and social impact campaigns in the public health, gender equality, educational and environmental fields.  As a consultant now with the World Bank, Sarah works at the intersection of international development communications and project operations, with the goal of driving global action and national policy reform. If you have an interest in communications and international development, then this Espresso Shots episode is for you! In this episode, Sarah will share her experiences breaking into this field, as well as offer some tips for those Java Junkies who are looking to follow a similar path. She shares insights on what can make you stand out in the application pool and how real world experiences can earn you lifetime skills and lessons that will take you a long way. Are you still waiting for a reason to click play? Just brew it!

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN ABOUT IN THIS EPISODE:

  • What entry level jobs are available for young people interested in communications in the field of international development
  • What skills do hiring managers look for in entry-level candidates
  • Whether or major matters
  • What life experiences are beneficial for individuals who want to break into this field
  • What is best part of being a global communicator
  • Why you should read Half the Sky to learn more about this career
  • What are some surprising aspects of the world of communications

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