WRI: Mentor program for Talents in Development Sector
WRI and The Refugee Talent Hub are organizing a mentor program by and for professionals in development sector. Work of WRI is organized around seven global challenges: Food, Forests, Water, Energy, Climate, the Ocean and Cities.
WRI analyzes these issues through the lenses of four Centers of Excellence: Business, Economics, Finance and Governance. Does this sound interesting to you, do you already have experience in development sector, or is working in this sector your wish? Do you want to expand your network? Register now for the mentor program by World Resources Institute!
WRI is a global research organization that works with governments, businesses, multilateral institutions and civil society groups to develop practical solutions that improve people’s lives and protect nature.
About the mentor program
In the mentor program, a development sector professional from WRI will be matched to you for a period of 4 months. During this period, the professional functions as your mentor and coach. He gives you tips and tricks for finding a job in The Netherlands and working at the Dutch labor market and/or the Development Sector in general. The mentor shares his/her professional network as well.
What do we expect from you
You have a refugee background
You have affinity with development sector
You speak Dutch or English
You have an open, proactive attitude, are eager to learn and want to share information with your mentor
You are motivated to participate, and you make time for the obligated activities (kickoff, check-ins, closing event). In addition, you make time for an (online) appointment with your mentor once a week, or once in two weeks
You have a computer (with camera) and internet, this is necessary for the video calls and online activities
Register quickly for this program and make sure that your CV has been uploaded. You can register until September 3rd before 12:00.
If you have been selected, we expect you to be present on the following activities:
Monday 6th of September: Kick-off (online or live)
Tuesday 5th of October: First check in (online or live)
Tuesday 23rd of November: Second check-in (online or live)
Friday 24th of December: Closing event (online or live)